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Free FTP client program - Open source software FileZilla

FileZilla Client is a free, reliable, and open source FTP client software with cross-platform support for as many features as possible. If you maintain a website, you need FTP client software to upload files to your website and download files from your website to your local computer.

FTP is an abbreviation for File Transfer Protocol, which is used to exchange and manipulate files over any TCP-based computer network.

Platform: Windows, Linux, BSD, OSX

Free FTP program main windown - FileZilla

Main features of FileZilla Client:

  • Manage unlimited websites.
  • Cross-platform. Runs on Windows, Linux, *BSD, OSX and more.
  • After installation, by default you don't have to configure FileZilla, you will be able to an start directly working with the program.
  • Site Manager with two main panes - left panel for local file directories and right panel for your website file directories.
  • Remote file editing.
  • Upload and Download files with file queuing capability.
  • File list of successful transfers and failed transfers.
  • File permissions configuration to protect files and directories from deletion and editing.
  • Transfer via implicit Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
  • Transfer via explicit Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
  • SFTP support for SSH File Transfer
  • Supports resume and transfer of large files > 4GB
  • Ability to remember FTP password so you don't have to enter them every time.
  • Firewall and router configuration wizard to help you properly configure any routers and firewalls.
  • Automatic software update check.
  • Custom Commands
  • Keep Alive system
  • Timeout detection
  • FTP-Proxy support
  • Configurable Speed limits
  • Firewall support
  • SOCKS4/5 and HTTP1.1 Proxy support
  • Drag & Drop files and directories to upload or download.
  • Multi-language support
  • GSS authentication and encryption using Kerberos.
  • Large user based and responsive discussion forums.

Languages Supported

FileZilla supports more than 45 languages. It uses English by default. Languages can be changed easily from the Settings window. If you change the language, you need to restart FileZilla.

FileZilla Free FTP program language configuration

  • Arabic
  • Basque
  • Bulgarian
  • Catalan
  • Chinese (Traditional)
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • Czech
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Estonian
  • Finnnish
  • French
  • French (Canadian)
  • Galician
  • Georgian
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Hungarian
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Kurdish
  • Latvian
  • Lithuanian
  • Macedonian
  • Nepali
  • Norwegian (Bokmal)
  • Polish
  • Portuguese (Brazilian)
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Slovak
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Thai
  • Turkish
  • Ukrainian
  • Valencian
  • Vietnamese

Open Source software

FileZilla is an Open Source software. The development is organized by the world's largest Open Source software development community

FileZilla has been developed by 11 developers from around the world. The program is written in Visual C++ with MFC (Microsoft Foundation Class) as the building block. Thanks to the Open Source developers, not only can you download the FTP Client executable, but also the full source code of C++ is available. This is an excellent way to learn real world programming practice and coding conventions.

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