gFTP Alternatives for Windows

    gFTP is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is FileZilla, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to gFTP and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to gFTP are WinSCP (Free, Open Source), Cyberduck (Free, Open Source), FileZilla Secure (Free, Open Source) and FTP Rush (Free).

    This page was last updated Jun 23, 2021

    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

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    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.
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    3. FileZilla Secure is a free FTP client that has all the features of the original FileZilla plus it encrypts your FTP passwords to help protect from hackers stealing them.

      Warning

      It has been clearly 'replaced' by the original FileZilla, see https://forum.filezilla-project.org/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=64&start=1005#p156191

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    4. FTP Rush is a powerful FTP/FXP/SFTP/TFTP client sofware for Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/Win7. It is designed to fit any transfer need and allows you to quickly upload or download files in all directions: from FTP Server to Local, Local to Server or Server to Server.
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    5. SmartFTP is an FTP (File Transfer Protocol), FTPS, SFTP, WebDAV, S3, Google Drive, OneDrive, SSH, Terminal client. It allows you to transfer files between your local computer and a server on the Internet.
    6. My Commander (MyCO) is "the smallest - smartest - fastest file manager in the world", for Windows. Small and smart, MyCO uses less of your computer's memory while it's running.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Core FTP LE - free Windows software that includes the client FTP features you need.
    7. CrossFTP is an FTP, Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, and cloud storage client. * CrossFTPs main features: Multi-tab Navigation; Unicode support; Bonjour Service Discovery; Archive browsing(.zip,.tar.gz,etc.); Auto-reconnecting and anti-idle; and more.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      Xftp is a powerful SFTP, FTP file transfer program for MS Windows platforms. When applying Xftp, MS Windows users can securely transfer files between Unix/Linux and Windows PC.
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