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FileZilla 3.25.2

FileZilla 3.25.2

Reviewed by Chad Faith on

"Fast and free FTP client for Windows."

Overview

FileZilla is a powerful yet easy to use FTP client. FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol and is simply the passing of data from one computer to another in a way that allows files to be transferred. If you are interested in a reliable software product, FileZilla is the perfect choice for you! It is a solid and free tool that can handle FTP transfers very well. Let’s analyze its features in this quick article. Does it have everything you need?

Installation

FileZilla is a lightweight tool. With a setup kit at just 4MB in size, the installation is fast and straightforward. Just download the latest version and you are good to go! After the installation is complete, you should configure it. FileZilla is a cross-platform tool and as a result, you can use it on Windows, Linux and Mac. The software doesn’t have any other programs bundled with it.

Interface

The interface of FileZilla is easy to use and designed for beginners. The main window has 4 smaller windows and all of the buttons are placed for easy access. The local and remote folders are shown and these support customization. It is a straightforward interface that also provides you with translations in most of the major languages of the world. All in all, the interface will win you over in a matter of seconds. It looks good and what is appealing is that this baby also performs well without any bugs to speak of.

Pros

The transfer of files to and from an FTP server with the drag-and-drop interface is the main strength of FileZilla. FTP, FTP over SSL/TLS (FTPS) and SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) are supported as well as bookmarks, filename filters and remote file editing. Bookmarking is divided into two sections: the Site Manager for all your major FTP locations and when you need fast switching on the fly, QuickConnect will do the job. Download or upload of multiple files at one go from and to several servers is allowed by FileZilla. A very cool feature of this software product is that transfer speeds can be automatically adjusted by you. So if your bandwidth is limited, you will find this feature particularly useful. The browsing FTP sites mid-transfer is also possible with FileZilla. Other features include resume and transfer for files larger than 4GB, network configuration wizard, HTTP/1.1, SOCKS5 and FTP-Proxy support synchronized directory browsing and remote file search.

Cons

The initial setup may be a little tricky and difficult for some but apart from this; there are no cons to speak of when talking about FileZilla as it is an excellent piece of software.

Alternatives

The alternatives of FileZilla include the following tools: WinSCP, Cyberduck, Transmit, FireFTP, SmartFTP and many others that you can find through a quick search. There is a reason FileZilla is more popular and used than these tools. And that reason is simply because FileZilla performs better and packs more features.

Conclusion

FileZilla is one of the best FTP tools at the moment. You can’t go wrong with FileZilla. Its simple to use interface, great list of features and cross-platform availability make it an outstanding FTP software product. This powerful tool will simply bring advantages to any businesses or individuals out there.

What's new in this version: Fix NT4 compatibility ...

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Antivirus information

Download3K has downloaded and tested FileZilla on 2 Nov 2016 with some of Today's best antivirus engines and you can find below, for your convenience, the scan results:
  • Avast:

    Clean
  • Avira:

    Clean
  • Kaspersky:

    Clean
  • NOD32:

    Clean
FileZilla Antivirus Report

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