Top 10 FTP Clients

An FTP client is an essential tool for bloggers and website developers as it can make organizing and uploading various files a lot easier. Following are some of the FTP clients which can make the tedious task of file transfer a breeze:

1. Filezilla

Filezilla is the most common and widely used file transfer client. It provides great and easy to use file transfer option and supports transfer of large files greater than 4GB. The best part of Filezilla is that it is completely FREE and supports multiple platforms.

Supported OS: Windows (32 bit and 64 bit), Mac OS, Linux

2. FireFTP

FireFTP is a FREE and secure file transfer client designed specifically for Mozilla Firefox web browser. The best part is that you donít have to download any software and perform all your file transfer activities via your Firefox browser.

Supported OS: Windows (32 bit and 64 bit) , Mac, Linux

3. WinSCP

WinSCP is a FREE open source file transfer solution. WinSCP is a light and fast FTP client yet comes with many advanced features like graphical user interface, integration with windows, support for Sftp, scp protocols etc.

Supported OS: Windows (32 bit and 64 bit)

4. Transmit

Transmit is another ftp client made for Mac OS and comes with host of amazing and innovative features. It provides one of the fastest file transfer speeds among ftp clients. Unlike CyberDuck, Transmit is available only for Mac devices. It comes with a price tag of $39.00 for one copy.

Supported OS: Mac

5. CuteFTP

CuteFTP is one of the best options available to transfer your files more securely and fast at the same time. It is the ultimate FTP client in performance and security. CuteFTP is available in four plans which can suit your needs. FTPLite is the best option if your file transfer needs are not too heavy and is available at $24.99

Supported OS: Windows (32 bit and 64 bit), Mac

6. SmartFTP

Smart FTP is regarded as one of the best file transfer client available. It provides fast as well as secure file transfer capabilities all with an easy to understand interface. SmartFTP is available for a FREE 30 day evaluation plan after which you can subscribe it at $36.95 per month for single user.

Supported OS: Windows (32 bit and 64 bit)

7. CyberDuck

CyberDuck is a FREE and open source file transfer client designed for Mac computers. It has simple user interface is the most used FTP client by Mac users. With an easy to use interface and option to connect to every file storage including Google drive, Cyber duck can accomplish various file transfer tasks.

Supported OS: Windows (32 bit and 64 bit), Mac

8. CoreFTP

Core FTP is a Windows file transfer client which comes with all the essential features one may need including file uploading, site to site transfer, Resume option, file viewing, browser integration, firewall and many other features. Core FTP is available in FREE version as well as a Standard and Pro version with many advanced features. The Standard version comes is available at $24.95 for a single license and Pro version at $39.95 for a single license.

Supported OS: Windows (32 bit and 64 bit)

9. FTP Voyager

FTP Voyager provides great file transfer capabilities and offers a wide range of tools to accomplish it. Some of the tools provided are Synchronize folders, Folder Locking, Thumbnail View, Power Transfers etc. It comes with a 30 day FREE trial period and a single copy costs $59.95

Supported OS: Windows (32 bit and 64 bit)

10. Wise FTP

WiseFTP allows you to connect to any FTP site for uploading and downloading files. It comes with a great intuitive interface and to make you feel that you are accessing files in your own computer rather than a remote host. It comes with many advanced features such as schedule file transfer, simultaneous file transfer etc. Wise FTP provides a 30 day FREE trial period for users and comes at $62 for a single copy.

Supported OS: Windows (32 and 64 bit)

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