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Transmit Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to Transmit for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac 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 Transmit and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Transmit are Cyberduck, cURL, Forklift and Commander One.

Transmit alternatives are mainly FTP Clients but may also be File Managers or Cloud Storage Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Transmit.
This page was last updated Jun 23, 2021
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  1. FileZilla

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • ReactOS

    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

    Most users think FileZilla is a great alternative to Transmit.
  2. A libre FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, S3, Backblaze B2, Azure & OpenStack Swift browser.

    Cyberduck vs Transmit opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Cyberduck is a great alternative to Transmit.
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    Cyberduck is a good FTP/SFTP client for macOS and Windows. It's been my go-to FTP software for years, and it has a much more modern and clean interface compared to FileZilla. The only drawback is that it's not available for Linux.

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  3. cURL

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin
    • Haiku

    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.

    cURL vs Transmit opinions
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    command-line, no GUI, steep learning curve

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    cURL ist a commandline line tool.

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  4. 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.

    Almost everyone thinks Forklift is a great alternative to Transmit.
  5. 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.

    Commander One vs Transmit opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Commander One is a great alternative to Transmit.
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    Commander One is a powerful free file browser, with the FTP being the paid option, and does the job better than FileZilla (which is so insecure and overrated it defies explanation) and Cyberduck, which is quite middling.

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    missing ftp feature in normal version

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  6. ExpanDrive is a Network file system client for Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows that facilitates mapping of local volume to any SFTP server the user can access.

  7. 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.

  8. CloudMounter is a must-have tool for laptop users with low-capacity SSD-drives. You can easily mount most popular clouds as disks without having to download online files on the hard drive. As well as secure cloud files with data encryption.

  9. 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

  10. CuteFTP

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Cute FTP is an utility for transferring files between your computer and a remote File Transfer Protocol (FTP) server anywhere on the Internet.

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