Best Free FTP Programs | Heart Internet Blog – Focusing on all aspects of the web

FTP is always the best way to upload lot’s of files onto your hosting account, we have picked out some of the free ones that we think are worth trying:

1. Filezilla
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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2.  AcefTP
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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3. 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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4. 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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5. 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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