Free FTP software solutions


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:


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:


  • Drag & drop support
  • Configurable Speed limits
  • Supports FTP, FTP over SSL/TLS (FTPS) and SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP)
  • Cross-platform. Runs on Windows, Linux, OSX and more
  • 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:


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


  • Visually compare your local drive and what’s online
  • Manually download selected files
  • 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:


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