WS_FTP

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Web site: ipswitch.com/ftp-client
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Transfer
Platform: MS Windows
License: Proprietary, Trialware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: 1993
Rating:  star  star  star

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WS_FTP (WinSock File Transfer Protocol) – a secure file transfer application created by John A. Junod in 1993, and sold in 1996 to Ipswitch, Inc. The software is split into two applications: an FTP server and an FTP client. The client app provides SFTP transfers with the highest levels of encryption, is easy to use and customize, and reduces administrative burden.

Key features:
– Supports SSH, SSL and HTTP/S
– A customizable display, drag-and-drop functionality and numerous time-saving features
– Schedule post-transfer actions, such as deleting, moving, or renaming files
– Integrated file encryption
– FIPS 140-2 validated cryptography
– Built-in file integrity algorithms, including CRC32, MD5, SHA-1, SHA-2, SHA-256, and SHA-512
– Safely archive your most important folders and files
– Synch to any location, virtually any device, drive, or server
– Files can be automatically compressed into .zip format before uploading
– Automatic email notifications to alert others that a transfer has occurred, and to verify that your transfer has been successful
– View, create, and resize thumbnails of images
– Ability for all file transfers over SSH to run through the proxy server over HTTP
– Simultaneously navigate any two connections with the same tree structure
– Support for IIS and Apache Web Servers

A free, 30 days trial is available.

Total Commander

Total Commander

Web site: ghisler.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Transfer, File Managers
Platform: Android, Windows
License: Proprietary, Shareware, Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Object Pascal
First release: September 25, 1993
Rating:  star  star  star  star

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Total Commander (previously: Windows Commander) – a file manager and FTP file transfer client, available for MS Windows, Windows Phone and Android operating systems.

Features:
– Two file windows side by side
– Multiple language and Unicode support
– Enhanced search function
– Compare files (now with editor) / synchronize directories
– Quick View panel with bitmap display
– ZIP, 7ZIP, ARJ, LZH, RAR, UC2, TAR, GZ, CAB, ACE archive handling + plugins
– Built-in FTP client with FXP (server to server) and HTTP proxy support
– Parallel port link, multi-rename tool
– Tabbed interface, regular expressions, history+favorites buttons
– Thumbnails view, custom columns, enhanced search
– Compare editor, cursor in lister, separate trees, logging, enhanced overwrite dialog etc.
– Unicode names almost everywhere, long names (>259 characters), password manager for ftp and plugins, synchronize empty dirs, 64 bit context menu, quick file filter (Ctrl+S)
– USB port connection via special direct transfer cable, partial branch view (Ctrl+Shift+B), and many improvements to ftp, synchronizing and other functions
– And many more!

Built in features can be enlarged via plugins.

The project founder is Christian Ghisler.

SmartFTP

SmartFTP

Web site: smartftp.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Transfer
Platform: Windows
License: Proprietary
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: 1998
Rating:  star  star  star

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SmartFTP – a FTP, FTPS, SFTP, WebDAV, Amazon S3, Backblaze B2, Google Drive, OneDrive, SSH, Terminal client. It allows you to transfer files between your local computer and a server on the Internet.

It can be used for web site publishing and maintenance, upload and download of images, documents, movie and music files, managed file transfers, and backup and synchronize local and remote files.

Supported protocols:
– FTP and FTPS (Secure FTP)
– SFTP over SSH
– WebDAV
– Amazon S3 (Enterprise Edition)
– Google Drive (Ultimate Edition)
– Microsoft OneDrive (Ultimate Edition)
– Google Cloud Storage (Enterprise Edition)
– Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage (Enterprise Edition)
– Box (Enterprise Edition)
– Terminal Emulator (Ultimate Edition)

Some of the main features:
– Integrated Editor
– HIPAA 5010 compliant
– FIPS 140-2, 186-4 compliant
– Modern Graphical User Interface (GUI)
– File/Folder Synchronization
– Multilingual (more than 20 languages)
– Thumbnails View and Preview
– Source File Preview
– Visual Compare
– Advanced Schedule
– IPv6
– On-the-fly Compression (MODE Z)
– UTF-8 Support
– Support for KeePass, LastPass, Bitwarden and 1Password password manager
– Multiple Connections
– Auto reconnect and resume of broken transfers
– Transfer Integrity
– Verified Transfers (XCRC, XMD5, XSHA)
– FXP (Server-To-Server Transfer) support
– Remote Edit of files
– Search for files and folders on the server
– Local Browser
– Bulk Rename
– Software Development Kit (SDK)
– Enhanced NAT/UPnP Support
– UPnP (Universal Plug and Play), ICS, ICF
– Transfer Queue
– and more…

FlashFXP

FlashFXP

Web site: flashfxp.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Transfer
Platform: Windows
License: Proprietary
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: 1998
Rating:  star  star  star

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FlashFXP – a Secure, reliable, and efficient FTP, FTPS, SFTP file transfer client for Windows.

FlashFXP offers unique and complimentary advanced features for client configuration. Share files with your friends and co-workers (FTP or SFTP server required). It is available in over 20 languages.

Main features:
– High performance FTP file transfers.
– On-the-fly compression (MODE Z).
– Adjustable speed limiting.
– Secure FTP (FTPS) SSL/TLS.
– SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP).
– Application password protection.
– Active and passive mode transfers.
– Proxy (HTTP, SOCKS 4/5, FTP).
– Server-to-Server (FXP) transfers.
– Drag and drop transfers.
– Multi-Language.
– Pattern based file highlighting.
– Automatic transfer resume.
– Automatic ASCII/Binary selection.
– Visually compare folder content.

The project founder is Charles DeWeese.

There is a 30 days trail version to download and try.

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.