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CoffeeCup Free FTP 4.5.2014

CoffeeCup Free FTP 4.5.2014

Reviewed by Akhil Raizada

"The easiest drag-and-drop FTP client."

Overview

CoffeeCup Free FTP is a user friendly FTP client for Windows. This powerful FTP client makes it easy to upload and download files to and from any FTP server or host. The program lets you transfer files and navigate among folders of the server as well as on your computer. Multiple FTP protocols, transfer of binary & ASCII and multiple file transfers are supported.

Installation

Installation is very simple and free from any ad-ware or bloat-ware. Just clicking on the downloaded executable file installs the software with most common options. It is supported on windows 8,Windows 7, Windows Vista & Windows XP and consumes barely 12 MB of disk space.

Interface

It has a thoughtfully designed two-pane (Local and Remote) interface for easy file transfers. Several protocols are supported (FTP, SFTP over SS H, FTPS over TS L/SS L, FTPS over SS L, FTPS over TS L, HTTP, HTTPS).You can either select a file on local pane and choose the upload option or simply drag and drop it in the remote pane to initiate the transfer. Multiple remote FTP servers can be configured and even a connection can be set up with CoffeeCup Cloud Server (S-Drive) in a single step. It can be configured to do file transfer passing through a proxy server as well. A pop-up activity pane is also available to provide a clear overview of the status of file uploads and downloads.

Pros

  • Broken or incomplete FTP transfers can be resumed.
  • An option is available to direct uploads to a temporary file and replace the target only when the upload is completed successfully.
  • Registered version offers an encryption setting to protect FTP information in file transfers.

Cons

  • Scheduling of FTP jobs is not available
  • The free version does not have in-built editors

Alternatives

FileZilla Client, WinSCP, CuteFTP, FTP Commander.

Conclusion

Easy set-up process and simple interface makes it a perfect choice for users who want a fast and reliable ftp client with minimum set-up time.

Requirements: IE 8 or higher

What's new in this version: Ability to backup and restore server database. Support for S-Drive with Free FTP. Issue when deleting files and changing the column sort order causing wrong files to be deleted. Issue with deleting files with unicode characters in the file name.

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Antivirus information

Download3K has downloaded and tested CoffeeCup Free FTP on 26 Dec 2014 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
CoffeeCup Free FTP Antivirus Report
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