3 Best FTP Apps

WinSCP
FTP

WinSCP

Appsreview Score:
95/100 Points
User Rating

Pros:

  • Is completely free to use and is open source
  •  Makes working on a remote Linux machine from a Windo

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  • Is completely free to use and is open source
  •  Makes working on a remote Linux machine from a Windows computer as easy as possible
  •  Supports all secure file transfer protocols

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Cons:

  •  Has a dated interface
  •  Switching between its two interfaces requires changing a preference setting

Bottom Line:

WinSCP, which is short for Windows Secure Copy, is a free and open source utility for Microsoft Windows that allows users to securely transfer files from and to a Window computer and a remote computer, such a Linux server.

PuTTY
FTP

PuTTY

Appsreview Score:
96/100 Points
User Rating

Pros:

  • Completely free to use
  •  Provides almost everything a system administrator would need when managing a remote site
  •  Fast, reliable and very configurable

Cons:

  •  The sheer amount of configuration options can be overwhelming for some
  •  There is no support for

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  •  The sheer amount of configuration options can be overwhelming for some
  •  There is no support for scripting a session or for writing a macro
  •  There has been no official release, even after 20 years of existence

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Bottom Line:

PuTTY is a free, open source terminal application that is highly configurable. In addition to the basic chores of serial terminal communications, telnet, SSH, login, and so on, it is also able to perf

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PuTTY is a free, open source terminal application that is highly configurable. In addition to the basic chores of serial terminal communications, telnet, SSH, login, and so on, it is also able to perform secure file transfers via SFTP and SCP. It is also able to act as an SSH tunnel for X11 traffic.

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FileZilla
FTP

FileZilla

Appsreview Score:
96/100 Points
User Rating

Pros:

  • Easy to use.
  • Feature rich.
  • Includes site manager functions.

Cons:

  • Does not support site-to-site transfer
  • Passwords saved in open text.

Bottom Line:

FileZilla Client is a fast and reliable cross-platform FTP, FTPS and SFTP client with lots of useful features and an intuitive graphical user interface.