FileZilla Client

FileZilla Client

FileZilla Client is a fast and reliable cross-platform FTP, FTPS or SFTP client
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FileZilla is an open-source cross-platform FTP client. This, together with its high speed is the source of its popularity. FileZilla supports file transfer protocol (FTP), FTP over SSL/TLS (FTPS), and SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP).

This client offers two different ways to connect to an FTP, depending on where the server is located – either on your LAN, or on the Internet. The Site Manager options are helpful when you are going to store and configure some settings regarding the target FTP. The QuickConnect function, as its name implies, is used to perform establish connections on the fly.

The initial interface might look a bit clumsy, but you can configure its appearance to better fit your preferences. You can set the type of files that want to see, and restrict those you do not need. Besides, you can decide which files will be transferred via filename filters. The filters extend up to attribute level, allowing you to fully customize the visibility of specific files and their transfer options.

The program's Directory Comparison functionality allows you to synchronize your local directory’s contents with any remote site. This feature allows you to compare the file sizes, the modification times, and to hide identical files. You can export your Site Manager entries, Settings, and Queues into an XML document.

Sundaram Ramanujam
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Review summary


  • Cross-platform.
  • Supports 32- and 64-bit OS.
  • Available for free.


  • Little clumsiness on the interface side.
  • No offline help available.

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Guest #34296101

Guest #34296101 this download was problematic. It installed an adware program and I was lucky Norton Internet Security detected it. It is better to update from the application then using this link.

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David Carpenter

David Carpenter Thank you. We are dealing with it at the moment.

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Lovegood An excellent program that is both easy to work with and gets the job done. Have been using it for the past two years and am very satisfied.

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Guest #30639266

Guest #30639266 FileZilla is great file transfer software for web development and maintenance purposes. I have been using this software for almost more than 10 years. I am quite happy with its performance and I would recommend this software.

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