CuteFTP

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Web site: www.globalscape.com/cuteftp
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Transfer
Platform: OS X, Windows
License: Proprietary
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: March 1994
Rating:  star  star  star

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CuteFTP – a proprietary FTP client software created by GlobalSCAPE. A user-friendly interface allows you to easily update and maintain sophisticated websites. You can create, open, and edit HTML documents on your computer or a remote server within CuteFTP with an integrated, color-coded HTML editor.

Safeguard transfers of mission-critical files with security features and comprehensive protocol options, including FTP, FTPS (SSL), HTTP, HTTPS (SSL), SFTP (SSH2), OpenPGP encryption, One Time Password authentication protocol, and a password manager help you work securely with multiple remote sites at once. CuteFTP also supports the UTF-8 character set throughout the product for non-English characters.

Features:
– Comprehensive protocol options, including FTP/S (SSL), HTTP/S (SSL), SFTP(SSH2)
– OpenPGP encryption, One Time Password authentication protocol, and Password Manager
– Schedule fast, fully-automated transfers
– Safely backup or synchronize your sites
– Easily monitor local folders for changes
– Create labor and time saving scripts and macros
– Create podcast RSS feeds and manage audio files
– Connect to new sites in a snap with step-by-step wizards
– Painlessly edit remote documents with a built-in editor
– Drag and drop files for fast and easy movement – up to 100 concurrent transfers
– View thumbnails of remote images
– Securely work with multiple remote sites at one time

Fling

Fling

Web site: www.nchsoftware.com/fling/index.html
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Backup and Sync
Platform: Windows
License: Proprietary, Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: 2007
Rating:  star  star  star

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Fling FTP Sync and Upload Software – an easy-to-use file transfer protocol (FTP) software to automate uploading and transferring files and folders. Fling sets itself apart by seamlessly integrating with your local Windows Explorer so you can upload from the right-click menu for incredibly fast uploading.

Features:
– Upload directly from within Windows Explorer
– Detect file changes and upload automatically
– Schedule automatic scans and uploads
– Manage file transfers to multiple destinations
– Automatically detect and upload changes (incremental FTP/back up)
– Maintain documents stored on a network folder
– Supports secure FTP via SSL (FTPS)

Fling is typically used to maintain a website. However, additional automation and scheduling features are also ideal for backing up folders and more.

Core FTP

Core FTP

Web site: www.coreftp.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Transfer
Platform: Windows
License: Proprietaty, Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C++
First release: 2003
Rating:  star  star  star

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Core FTP – a free, secure FTP client gives you a fast, easy, reliable way to update and maintain your website via FTP. It also provides a secure method (via SSL, TLS, FTPS, HTTPS, or SFTP) to upload / download files to and from FTP servers. There are no popup ads, advertising or spyware and you’re never asked or reminded to register.

Features:
– Secure SFTP, SSL, TLS, & FTPS
– International Domain support
– Fast and secure client transfers
– HIPAA compliant security
– Mode Z compression
– User-friendly interface(s)
– Site to Site file transfers
– FULL drag and drop support
– Start/stop/resume of transfers
– Auto retry of failed transfers
– Transfer bandwidth control
– Browser integration
– File masking (wildcards)
– Keep Alive functionality
– Remote file searching
– File permissions (CHMOD)
– Advanced directory listings
– .htaccess & .htpasswd editing
– One click transfers
– Keep Alive functionality
– Automatic S/Key support
– Favorites via menu & drop down
– Desktop shortcuts & drop u/l’s
– Command line support
– FTP/HTTP Proxy, Socks 4&5 support

Core FTP LE is free for personal, educational, non-profit, and business use.
For advanced users, Core FTP Pro is available with advanced features you need.

FTP Voyager

FTP Voyager

Web site: www.serv-u.com/free-tools/ftp-voyager-ftp-client-for-windows
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Transfer
Platform: Windows
License: Proprietary, Trialware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Unknown
First release: January 1997
Rating:  star  star  star

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FTP Voyager FTP Client for Windows – a FTP, FTPS, and SFTP secure file transfer and automation with a full-featured scheduler application for Windows users.

Features:
– Upload and download files using FTP, FTPS, and SFTP
– Connect to multiple servers at the same time
– Conduct multiple, concurrent file transfers
– Perform drag-and-drop file transfer from your Windows® desktop
– Automatically synchronize folders
– Schedule transfers to occur at designated times

There is a 14 days trial version available to download from the project page.

CrossFTP Commander

CrossFTP Commander

Web site: www.crossftp.com/commander.htm
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Backup and Sync
Platform: Linux, OS X, Windows
License: Proprietary, Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: 2006
Rating:  star  star  star

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CrossFTP Commander – a command line tool based on CrossFTP engine to handle data transfer, sync and various other operations.

It also helps do file and database backup and schedulings with easy. It has small memory footprint (core library size is about 4MB), and can be integrated in the shell script or system scheduler. The supported protocols include FTP, SFTP, FTPS, WebDav, Amazon S3, and Google Storage protocols.

CrossFTP Commander is a component of CrossFTP Enterprise. With CrossFTP Enterprise license on your machine, you can choose to run either tool.

ClassicFTP

Classic FTP

Web site: www.nchsoftware.com/classic/index.html
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Transfer
Platform: OS X, Windows
License: Proprietary, Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: 2007
Rating:  star  star  star

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Classic FTP – a free, small and easy-to-use FTP client that allows you to manage files on servers or any computers working in local networks. Classic FTP has a synchronization function, which lets you automatically send or download your files.

Features:
– The intuitive user interface makes uploading files to the internet easy
– The Synchronize tool checks local and remote folders for the most up-to-date copies of everything
– Easily drag and drop files in and out of Classic FTP
– Supports the secure FTP protocol (SSL)
– Compatible with all popular FTP servers
– Runs on both Windows and Apple Mac OS X
– Easy setup wizard to help you establish FTP site connections

A free version of Classic FTP is available for non-commercial use only.

CrossFTP

CrossFTP

Web site: www.crossftp.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Transfer
Platform: Linux, OS X, Windows
License: Proprietary, Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: 2006
Rating:  star  star  star  star

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CrossFTP – a free FTP, Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier and Google storage client for Win, Mac, and Linux. CrossFTP is free for personal, educational, non-profit, and business use.

Features:
– traditional two-pane browser-like user interface is easy to learn and use. Multi-tabs design facilitates you to manage and connect multiple FTP sites simultaneously in one single window.
– capable of transfer, queue, schedule, synchronize, mirror, job management, with the speed be boosted by turbo multi-threaded engine. CrossFTP’s powerful engine solves your file transfer problems.
– default password encryption, master password, TLS/SSL/SSH cipher configuration, and software signature & integrity checking provide you with top level security.
– supporting all major FTP protocols, and running on all major operating systems, such as Windows, Mac, Linux, Solaris, and FreeBSD. CrossFTP simply works for your changing and complex IT environment.

WinSCP

WinSCP

Web site: winscp.net
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Transfer
Platform: Windows
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C++
First release: March 2000
Rating:  star  star  star

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WinSCP (Windows Secure Copy) – an open source free SFTP client, FTP client, WebDAV client, S3 client and SCP client for Windows. Its main function is file transfer between a local and a remote computer. Beyond this, WinSCP offers scripting and basic file manager functionality.

Features:
– Graphical user interface (screenshots)
– Translated into many languages
– Integration with Windows (drag&drop, URL, shortcut icons, jump list)
– All common operations with files
– Support for SFTP and SCP protocols over SSH and FTP and WebDAV and S3 protocols
– Batch file scripting and command-line interface and .NET assembly for advanced programming tasks
– Directory synchronization in several semi or fully automatic ways
– Integrated text editor
– Shares site settings with PuTTY
– Support for password, keyboard-interactive, public key and Kerberos (GSS) authentication
– Integrates with Pageant (PuTTY authentication agent) for full support of public key authentication with SSH
– Explorer and Commander interfaces
– Optionally protects stored site information with master password
– Optionally supports portable operation using a configuration file in place of registry entries, suitable for operation from removable media

The project started in 2000 and was hosted by the University of Economics in Prague.
The project developer is Martin Přikryl.

Midnight Commander

Midnight Commander

Web site: midnight-commander.org
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Managers, File Transfer
Platform: Linux, OS X, UNIX-like, Windows
License: gpl
Interface: TUI
Programing language: ?
First release: March 1994
Rating:  star  star  star

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GNU Midnight Commander – a visual file manager, licensed under GNU General Public License and therefore qualifies as Free Software. It’s a feature rich full-screen text mode application that allows you to copy, move and delete files and whole directory trees, search for files and run commands in the subshell. Internal viewer and editor are included.

Midnight Commander (mc) is based on versatile text interfaces, such as Ncurses or S-Lang, which allows it to work on a regular console, inside an X Window terminal, over SSH connections and all kinds of remote shells.

MC is a visual system shell, so all operations can be performed without entering any commands, using only the semigraphic interface. It allows you to perform file operations with the mouse, function keys (F1 – F12 on the keyboard) and the cursor. The TUI Midnight Commander is divided into two panels, each displaying files or information about them, which simplifies operations such as moving or copying files.

The application allows you to connect to servers (FTP, FISH and SMB) with access to their content in one of the selected windows; on the connected remote file system, you can perform standard operations (depending on the type of connection) – browsing, deleting and copying files or changing permissions.

The project founder is Miguel de Icaza.

FireFTP

FireFTP

Web site: fireftp.net
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Transfer
Platform: Linux, OS X, UNIX-like, Windows
License: Mozilla Public License Version 1.1
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: March 2004
Rating:  star  star  star

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FireFTP – a free, secure, cross-platform FTP/SFTP client for Waterfox (previously for Firefox) which provides easy and intuitive access to FTP/SFTP servers.

Features:
– Cross-platform: Works on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux
– Secure: SSL/TLS/SFTP support, same encryption used with online banking and shopping
– Synchronization: Keep directories in sync while navigating
– Directory Comparison: Compare directory content (compares subdirectories too!)
– International: Available in over 20 languages
– Character Set Support: UTF8 and just about any other character encoding supported
– Automatic reconnect and resuming of transfers
– Search/Filtering
– Integrity Checks of transfers (XMD5, XSHA1)
– Export/Import accounts
– Remote Editing
– File Hashing: Generate hashes of files (MD5, various SHA’s)
– Drag & Drop
– File Compression: Using MODE Z
– Timestamp Synchronization
– Proxy support
– FXP support
– Advanced properties (CHMOD, recursive CHMOD, thumbnails)
– IPv6 support
– Open Source

The project founder is Mime Čuvalo.