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GVfs is described as 'userspace virtual filesystem implementation for GIO (a library available in GLib). GVfs comes with a set of backends, including trash support, SFTP, SMB, HTTP, DAV, and many others' and is a FTP Client in the file sharing category. There are six alternatives to GVfs for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Xfce, Mac and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is WinSCP , which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like GVfs are sshfs, gFTP, CurlFtpFS and Dokan SSHFS.

GVfs alternatives are mainly FTP Clients but may also be File Sync Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of GVfs.
This page was last updated Jun 23, 2021
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

GVfs is a userspace virtual filesystem implementation for GIO (a library available in GLib). GVfs comes with a set of...

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  1. 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.

  2. sshfs

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Xfce

    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.



  3. gFTP

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Xfce

    gFTP is a free multithreaded file transfer client for *NIX based machines.

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  4. CurlFtpFS is a filesystem for accessing FTP hosts based on FUSE and libcurl. It is the simplest and very convenient way to work with remote FTP sites. No special FTP GUI apps is necessary and credentials can be stored in Netrc file.

    Discontinued

    This project has been obsoleted by LUFS - UserLand FileSystem which besides ftpfs supports sshfs and some others. Please use the new implementation. https://sourceforge.net/projects/lufs/

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  5. Dokan SSHFS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Dokan SSHFS is a program that mounts remote file systems using SSH. Dokan SSHFS depends on Dokan Library which you can find on the application's website.

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  6. SyncBelt

    • Windows

    Synchronize your sites with SFTP/FTP, skipping files, based on modification date or size, changing permissions, following your set of rules. Manage multiple projects easily and know what exactly is going to happen before committing.

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