sshfs Alternatives for Mac

    sshfs is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Forklift. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Classic FTP or CurlFtpFS. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to sshfs and 11 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to sshfs are WebDrive (Paid), CrossFTP (Paid), Fetch (Paid) and CuteFTP (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jan 30, 2020

    1. ForkLift is designed to be the fastest, most powerful file manager for the Mac. Connect to FTP or SFTP servers, manage your Amazon S3 account or your mobile devices over Bluetooth.
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    2. Put the cloud on your desktop; access Amazon S3, Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive and more. WebDrive lets you edit files on corporate SFTP and SharePoint Servers as easily as editing any file on your computer.
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    3. 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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    4. Classic FTP is a FTP client that allows you to manage, upload, download and delete files from a remote server. "Mirror and Upload" tool to scan a selected local folder and upload any files that do not exist in the selected remote folder.
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      Fetch is a reliable, full-featured file transfer client for the Apple Macintosh whose user interface emphasizes simplicity and ease of use.
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    5. Cute FTP is an utility for transferring files between your computer and a remote File Transfer Protocol (FTP) server anywhere on the Internet.
    6. For close to 17 years Interarchy has been the leading Mac FTP client. First released in 1993, Interarchy has been used by hundreds of thousands of Mac users to upload, download and transfer files across the Internet.
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    7. 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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      Flow is an award-winning, beautiful, fast, and reliable FTP + SFTP client. With URL Copying, Droplets, a built-in editor, and QuickLook, it's no wonder why Flow is the go-to choice for those who want the best.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.7.2, released in May 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    8. Ejector Seat is the simplest SFTP client for the Mac. Configure an unlimited number of SFTP disks. Mount and unmount with a single, configureable keystroke.

      Discontinued

      Website no longer online, last post on official Twitter account from 2012.

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