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Free FTP Software To Download

September 11, 2012 Lee Grears Useful Info

FTP is always the best way to upload a lot of files onto your hosting account, we have picked out some of the free ones that we think are worth trying:
FTP Software Free Downloads
FileZilla Client is a fast and reliable cross-platform FTP, FTPS and SFTP client with lots of useful features and an intuitive interface. Features Include:

  • Ÿ Drag & drop support
  • Ÿ Configurable Speed limits
  • Ÿ Supports FTP, FTP over SSL/TLS (FTPS) and SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP)
  • Ÿ Cross-platform. Runs on Windows, Linux, OSX and more
  • Ÿ Supports resume and transfer of large files >4GB

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It’s cool, uncluttered drag-and-drop interface, designed in a Windows XP fashion, lets you transfer files quickly and efficiently and navigate with ease between folders, both on Web sites and on your computer. Features Include:

  • Ÿ Windows XP-Style Interface
  • Ÿ Store and configure your connections using the explorer-style advanced site manager
  • Ÿ Make server-to-server file transfers
  • Ÿ Open several FTP sites easily
  • Ÿ Resume broken transfers

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Classic FTP
Classic FTP is an easy to use ftp client that allows you to view, edit, upload, download and delete files from a remote server (website) or network for free. Features Include:

  • Runs on Windows 98/2000/Xp/Vista and Mac OS X
  • Ÿ Visually compare your local drive and what’s online
  • Ÿ Manually download selected files
  • Ÿ Manually connect and disconnect to site

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FireFTP (Firefox Browser Extension)
FireFTP is a free, secure, cross-platform FTP client for Mozilla Firefox which provides easy  and intuitive access to FTP servers. Features Include:

  • Ÿ Cross-platform: Works on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux
  • Ÿ Secure: SSL/TLS support, same encryption used with online banking and shopping
  • Ÿ Synchronization: Keep directories in sync while navigating
  • Ÿ Automatic reconnect and resuming of transfers
  • Ÿ Seamless integration with Mozilla Firefox

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CyberDuck (Mac Only)
Cyberduck is an open-source SFTP (SSH Secure File Transfer) and FTP browser licenced under the GPL. Cyberduck features the same intuitive interface for both FTP and SFTP browsing and is now Mac-only. You can open connections to multiple servers, thanks to its document-based interface. A simple Favorites manager allows you to store frequently used servers.
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The above are not the be all and end all in free FTP software but they are some of the FTP applications that I have personally used on many occasions. we get quite a few emails asking for our opinion on the best free FTP to use, the answer would be that most will work with our hosting setup so have a play around and see which one suits you best… the above should see you on your way.

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