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    Free FTP Alternatives

    Free FTP is described as 'simplified, intuitive, and best of all free FTP client! It uploads and downloads files quickly and reliably, keeps your FTP server settings in one place, and allows you to pause or cancel transfers' and is an app in the File Sharing category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Free FTP for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and BSD. The best alternative is FileZilla, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Free FTP are WinSCP (Free, Open Source), Total Commander (Freemium), Cyberduck (Free, Open Source) and cURL (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 15, 2022
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    • Windows
    Free FTP is a simplified, intuitive, and best of all free FTP client! It uploads and downloads files quickly and reliably,...
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    1. FileZilla is a powerful FTP-client. It has been designed for ease of use and with support for as many features as possible, while still being fast and reliable.

      Bundleware

      Be aware that installing FileZilla on your computer might install some bundleware/malware on your machine. See this thread on the FileZilla forum: https://forum.filezilla-project.org/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=48441

    2. WinSCP, a popular free SFTP and FTP client for Windows, copies files between a local and remote computer. It supports also FTPS, SCP and WebDAV. It offers easy to use GUI for all common file operations and a powerfull automation with .NET assembly.


    3. cURL is a computer software project providing a library and command-line tool for transferring data using various protocols with URL syntax: supporting FTP, FTPS, SCP, SFTP, HTTP, HTTPS, TFTP, TELNET, DICT, LDAP, LDAPS and FILE.


    4. The gold standard of macOS file transfer apps just drove into the future. Transmit 5 is here. Upload, download, and manage files on tons of servers with an easy, familiar, and powerful UI. It’s quite good.
    5. SSHFS allows you to mount a remote filesystem using SFTP. Most SSH servers support and enable this SFTP access by default, so SSHFS is very simple to use - there's nothing to do on the server-side.
    6. SSH client for file transfer, terminal and tunneling.
    7. Commander One is dual-pane file manager for OS X created in Swift, which enables you to manage your files in the best possible way.
    8. FenrirFS is a file management software where you can easily view everything in 3 different modes and manage any kind of file using labels.
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