FTP Software

FTP software is a necessary tool for everyone who connects to a server to exchange files. Some servers may provide services for uploading files but it is not far with software dedicated for file transfer. According experience the best FTP software is Filezilla. This is open source software with GNU license which makes it really trustworthy. It is also free from all sorts of copyright issues which may be bundled with others.

filezilla

FileZilla Client is a fast and reliable cross-platform FTP, FTPS and SFTP client with a clean and easy to navigate GNU interface. Some of its features are listed here.

    • Easy to use, even a beginner can understand how to use it.
    • It supports FTP, FTP over SSL/TLS (FTPS) and SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) which is great.
    • This is a Cross-platform software and Runs on Windows, Linux, *BSD, Mac OS X and more.
    • IPv6 support is available and comes to changing internet.

  • Available in many languages around the world.
  • Supports resume and transfer of large files >4GB which is really good.
  • Powerful Site Manager and transfer queue.
  • Supports Bookmarks
  • Drag & drop support making easier to work.
  • Configurable transfer speed limits and thus suits every connection.
  • Filename filters are available.
  • Directory comparison for checking duplicate files.
  • Network configuration wizard for easy setup.
  • Comes with Remote file editing
  • Keep-alive
  • HTTP/1.1, SOCKS5 and FTP-Proxy support
  • Logging to file enabled
  • Synchronized directory browsing
  • Remote file search for better search.

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