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    lftp is described as 'command-line file transfer program which besides FTP, also supports FTPS, HTTP, HTTPS, HFTP, FISH, and SFTP. A BitTorrent client is also built-in as torrent command' and is a FTP Client in the File Sharing category. There are more than 10 alternatives to lftp for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, BSD and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is FileZilla, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like lftp are Wget (Free, Open Source), aria2 (Free, Open Source), cURL (Free, Open Source) and Truck - Rsync Client (Paid).

    This page was last updated Apr 7, 2022
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    lftp is a command-line file transfer program which besides FTP, also supports FTPS, HTTP, HTTPS, HFTP, FISH, and SFTP. A...
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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. GNU Wget is a free software package for retrieving files using HTTP(S) and FTP, the most widely-used Internet protocols. It is a non-interactive command line tool, so it may easily be called from scripts, cron jobs, terminals without X-Windows support, etc.
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      wget is not a full fledged FTP client
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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    3. aria2 is a multi-protocol & multi-source, cross platform download utility.
      • FreeOpen Source
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      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. A graphical user interface for rsync, which looks-and-feels like a standard FTP client, but uses the rsync protocol ‘under the hood’ to boost transfer speeds.


    5. kurly is a tool to transfer data from a HTTP(S) server, similar to curl.
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    6. Download manager that supports torrents, direct download and online videos. It manages the download and upload of files from the bittorrent network, downloads files from websites by avoiding host sites inconveniences and it downloads online videos.
    7. Raysync transmission engine solves the problems of customers' cross-border transmission, long-distance transmission, and large file transmission and so on perfectly with its industry's leading core technology on data transmission, and maximizes the bandwidth efficiency...
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      NetFinder - Award winning and very cool FTP/SFTP client with advanced website & general file management, automation, mirroring solution for Mac OS X with a Finder like interface.

      Discontinued

      The software hasn't been updated since 2008, but you can still download it and use it.

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      sitecopy is for easily maintaining remote web sites. The program will upload files to the server which have changed locally, and delete files from the server which have been removed locally, to keep the remote site synchronized with the local site with a single command.
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