This seems to be the only free and reliable FTP app.Interface could use work.
For years, I've used Filezilla; first on Windows, then (and currently) on Mac OS. Always been happy with the interface: I don't need pretty, I need function. My complaint is this latest update (220.127.116.11) has changed some functions I've grown used to. For example, I usually minimize the app using the default Mac OS keyboard shortcut, Command-M, but now this brings up the manual transfer window. Visiting the Filezilla forums yields comments from the developers like, "be glad we even offer a Mac version". Hmm, and it just crashed as I am writing this.
Installer (yes, no dragging the app to your Applications folder anymore because...) won't complete without being able to phone home and you will be prompted to install and agree to or skip a couple of adware services.I think I'll be trashing this app.
Worse yet, I told it to not install Yahoo toolbar change my home page, and guess what? I changed my home page anyway, in both Safari and FireFox. This is a very stable and reliable cross platform FTP client, but they just borked the show for me. I've been using FireFTP 95% of the time anyway. I'll probably go back to the previous version until it stops working.
Good.. but when drag&drop support for OSX will be added?
awesome software! The best FTP client for Mac OS X! 5 stars!
Excellent!Great FTP Client
This has been my go-to FTP for years. I've tried most of the others, and while some are more pretty and have a more Mac-like app appearance, this does what I want and how I want more than any of the others.
It makes no sense to use this after using cyberduck. FileZilla has a poor interface and the file transfer cant be scheduled. But it is comparatively faster than cyberduck.
Cyberduck looks nicer and is very capable, but it required Java when I tried it last, and I won't install Java on my Macs. So, I use FileZilla.
Contrary to ur beliefs, java is actually safe! You might wanna look up on that and do proper research before commenting.
Cyberduck has serious issues handling certain types of file names containing unrecognized characters, whereas FileZilla typically does not. Further, FileZilla can manage PuTTY keys better and without throwing an error with some server configurations like Cyberduck does. However, for straight ahead basic FTP use Cyberduck is fine. It certainly has a better interface.
Having issues with foreign characters in file names causing the file to not show up at all in the file list.Cyberduck can see the file at least, but can't do anything with it (rename, move, get, etc.).When encountering these types of files I am forced to use either Terminal or Transmit c.2003 to change the file name.
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