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FlashFXP 5.4.0.3955

FlashFXP 5.4.0.3955

Reviewed by Chad Faith on

"Simple FTP/SFTP client with powerful features"

Overview

There are a lot of options in the market when you are looking for a FTP client. Security and the speed of the transfers are just some of the key criteria upon which you can choose a FTP client. FlashFXP is a FTP client that boasts some impressive features such as high transfer speeds, on–the–fly compression, 20 interface languages and many more! Let’s find out in this quick review more about the feature of this FTP client. Let’s roll!

Installation

The installation of FlashFXP shouldn’t pose any problems to anyone. It is fast, smooth and with just a few clicks, you will have the client installed on your hard drive. Then the party can begin! FlashFXP doesn’t come bundled with adware or other programs and in term of requirements, it supports all the versions of Windows from Win 98 onwards. If you’re not living in a cave since ’95, you’ve got nothing to worry about!

Interface

The interface of FlashFXP is definitely user friendly while maintaining easy navigation. It is clean and very well designed. The interface language can be changed as FlashFXP supports up to 20 languages such as Dutch, Czech, European Portuguese, French and many more. Everything is very well laid out and the placement of the buttons allows for an easy navigation experience. The interface is defined by functionality and all the tools you would come to expect from a FTP client are present.

Pros

FlashFXP excels in three areas: security, connectivity and transfer abilities as well as user tools. Firstly, it must be said that FlashFXp is a tool that offers secure transfers. Features such as SSL/TLS encryption, SSL site–to–site transfers, firewall support and the ability to work with client certifications shouldn’t be missing from any FTP client. Checkpoint FW–1 type firewalls and HTTPS connections and are also supported by FlashFXP. Regarding the transfer department, several tools are offered by FlashFXp in order for your transfers to be complete. Tools for keeping connections alive, auto resume them and auto reconnect are the backbone of FlashFXP. Moreover, two connections at once can be opened. Another interesting feature of FlashFXp is that it is compatible with many protocols and proxies. FTP, WinProxy, HTTP, Socks, WinGate and Squid are supported. A text editor, folder bookmarks, a clipboard monitor and backup/restore tools are also provided by FlashFXP. It is really jam-packed with great features and tools.

Cons

Most users are really happy with this software product though a few of them lamented that if it can support multiple downloads, it will be an added bonus.

Alternatives

FTP clients are everywhere but FlashFXP is one of the best out there. However, here are some alternatives to it: FileZilla, WinSCP, FireFTP, Cute FTP, SmartFTP and many more. It must be said that WinSCP is the better choice if you need SSH support. On the other hand, SmartFTP is good if you need more request verification options.

Conclusion

All in all, FlashFXP is an excellent FTP client with cool features and useful tools. Don’t hesitate and check it out!

Requirements: Intel Pentium (or compatible), 128MB RAM, 20MB of available hard disk space

What's new in this version: OpenSSL TLS1.2 support, Full Unicode and UTF8 support, PCRE pattern matching, New macro commands, Improved performance and compatibility, Windows 7 Improvements, Improved SFTP Support, Automated File Transfer Scheduling with Email notifications, Advanced file transfer rules based on size, and, or date, Bandwidth Throttling

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Antivirus information

Download3K has downloaded and tested FlashFXP on 20 Jan 2017 with some of Today's best antivirus engines and you can find below, for your convenience, the scan results:
  • Avast:

    Clean
  • AVG:

    Clean
  • Avira:

    Clean
  • Kaspersky:

    Clean
  • NOD32:

    Clean
FlashFXP Antivirus Report

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