What file transfer protocol are you using to upload files on cloud servers? There are many FTP clients in the list and my person favorite from them is of course, FileZilla. FileZilla is the no.1 FTP client so far. But there are some other good FTP clients as well. Choosing the best FTP client according to your needs can be a task of pain and time consuming as well. Therefore I took some time and decided to write on Top 5 Free FTP Client Software For Windows and Mac. So let’s have a look at the list.
Undoubtedly, the best FTP client in the list is FileZilla. FileZilla is the most popular FTP, FTPS and SFTP client till date with maximum no. of downloads from all clients. FileZilla is free to use and is less in size so there is not any problem in downloading it. The thing that I like most about it is its simplicity. The software is designed so well that even newbies can use it simply. You can access your website’s data with ease and speed and can also drag and drop the files to get them uploaded on the server. Moreover, you can open any file remotely and can edit it as well.
2. Fire FTP
Another awesome FTP client that I would love to include in this list is, Fire FTP. It’s an open source software is available for Windows, Linux and Mac. You can access files remotely and can edit them with ease. Fire FTP also supports the resume feature which you can use to resume the broken uploads. This software supports SSL/TLS/SFTP and is available to download in over 20 languages. Files can be uploaded by simple drag and drop.
This one is also getting huge popularity in the list of FTP Clients. In fact, the simple to use features of Cyberduck are attracting people to use it. It’s available for Windows, Mac and Linux. You can easily access the files and can edit them by external applications. Moreover, this FTP Client is completely free to use. You can Cyberduck to connect to FTP, SFTP and other cloud services like Amazon S3, Rockspace Cloud etc.
4. Core FTP
Well, most of the FTP clients that come in the free version have limitation of showing advertisements, which make them irritating for users. If you are not willing to pay any single penny and want to use FTP client which is free from all kind of ads, then Core FTP is for you. You can access your website’s files in quick and easy manner. You can easily maintain your website via FTP by using Core FTP. It provides a secure way to upload and download files.
WinSCP is another good SFTP, FTP client out of the huge rush of FTP Clients. It’s used to transfer files between a local and remote computer. Files can be accessed easily and new files can be uploaded by drag and drop feature. Moreover, this one is completely free to use. WinSCP comes with in-built text editor which you can use to edit your files remotely. This awesome FTP Client is available to download in almost 20 languages.
Which one is your favorite from the list? Which FTP client impresses you the most? Share your views with us in the comment section below.
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