Best WinSCP Alternatives in 2021

    WinSCP is described as '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' and is one of the leading apps in the File Sharing category. There are more than 50 alternatives to WinSCP for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is FileZilla, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like WinSCP are Cyberduck (Free, Open Source), Forklift (Paid), Transmit (Paid) and muCommander (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 23, 2021

    1. 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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    2. EF Commander is a file manager for the Windows 95/98/Me, Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, Window XP and Windows Vista desktop. If youve ever used and liked Norton Commander, youll like this dual-windowed program, which comes complete with bubble and online help.
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    3. dRemote is an easy and free tool to handle mutiple remote connections of different types. This tool comes in handy when you have to connect to differnt remote connections all the want to have to change all the settings manually.

      Discontinued

      Product Discontinued. See notice on website, changelog here: http://www.dremote.nl/changelog/

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      GVfs is a 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.
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      • Mac
      SSH File transfers and edit files on remote servers in your editor of choice, using sudo if needed.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Inspired by the Upload Manager of Linux Mint, UpFTP 2 is a Windows program that allows you to share files using an FTP server in a couple of clicks.
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    4. 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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    5. Total Manager is Total Commander for Mac version - an all-in-one app to manage loads of files in an efficient way. Total Manager = Archiver / Unarchiver with Password encryption + Photo Viewer + Videos,Audios Player + FTP, SFTP Client + .

      Discontinued

      The last version 3.8.0 is from February 2017 but can still be bought from the Apple App Store.

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    6. FTP Wanderer is a multithreaded FTP client with the look-and-feel of Windows Explorer, and makes moving files between the Internet and your computer as simple as local file manipulation.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      EmFTP is a lightweight, fast, easy-to-use FTP client for Windows. EmFTP works with EmEditor Text Editor. EmFTP is compatible with Windows 7.

      Discontinued

      EmFTP development has ended. Now the software is free but unsupported.

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