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Old Dec 17, 2012, 11:55 PM   #1
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Free FTP app on Mac?

Coming from windows, I was using Filezilla, what can I use for FREE on Mac as my FTP app?

I don't want to use Filezilla for Mac seeing it's a port version.
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 03:27 AM   #2
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While it ain't free, I bought YummyFTP from the Mac App Store. Superb.

Was using Filezilla previously, purely because I use it on a Windows computer at work and it had a few clunks to it.

YummyFTP, well worth the price tag.
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 06:00 AM   #3
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FileZilla is a pretty good, free FTP app for the Mac.
But if you want a really good one, you have to pay.

Currently I'm using Transmit ($19,99) and it is the money more than worth.
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 06:03 AM   #4
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Never had an issue with FileZilla.
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 06:07 AM   #5
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Why not use the default and included FTP client to OSX?

I use transmit, its not free but imo, its the best out there
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 06:07 AM   #6
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I use CuteFTP, its not free but it supports multi-threaded downloads
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 06:51 AM   #7
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Filezilla works just fine for me, better than Transmit in some ways. I would try it before you dismiss it.

Cyberduck is another free FTP client that's fairly popular.
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 07:09 AM   #8
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I don't want to use Filezilla for Mac seeing it's a port version.
What difference does this make?

I think maybe you're confused as to what this means...
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 07:21 AM   #9
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What about ForkLift and free afaik.

Cyberduck, no, runs on Java, slow imo.
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 08:44 PM   #10
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I tried a couple and settled on YummyFTP and the best fit for my needs. Oddly it was cheaper to buy from the App store than their web site.
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Old Dec 24, 2012, 08:53 PM   #11
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Cyberduck..

Frankly , i hate Filezilla to... not because its a port (most apps would be ports of at least something).... I couldn't care less, just as long as it works, but in filezilla, there is no say to pause/resume at a later date. You can Only cancel and stop which erased everything in the queue.

As least Cyberduck saves whats been done and wheres it up to. Or maybe i'm doing it wrong.
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 07:30 AM   #12
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I use Cyberduck which is donations ware. Works well for me.
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 07:59 AM   #13
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Wow no other suggestions for CuteFTP??..... I don't think you guys know what you are missing in terms of download speeds with CuteFTP's multi-threaded downloads. Ive used all other suggested FTP apps and Cute blows them all out of the water.
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 08:22 AM   #14
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Cyberduck..

Frankly , i hate Filezilla to... not because its a port (most apps would be ports of at least something).... I couldn't care less, just as long as it works, but in filezilla, there is no say to pause/resume at a later date. You can Only cancel and stop which erased everything in the queue.

As least Cyberduck saves whats been done and wheres it up to. Or maybe i'm doing it wrong.
You can pause and resume with FileZilla. I very much dislike when users don't investigate features and claim an app doesn't have certain functionality when indeed it does.
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 02:31 PM   #15
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What about ForkLift and free afaik.

Cyberduck, no, runs on Java, slow imo.
Forklift ain't free!

http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/24467/forklift

Besides FileZilla, aren't there a single FREE FTP App for iMac?
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Forklift ain't free!

http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/24467/forklift

Besides FileZilla, aren't there a single FREE FTP App for iMac?
Yes cyber duck....as has been mentioned
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 02:44 PM   #17
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Yes cyber duck....as has been mentioned
Ok installed Duck now
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What about ForkLift and free afaik.

Cyberduck, no, runs on Java, slow imo.
I'm now on the hunt for a replacement because only now did I realize Cyberduck requires Java, and I'm done with Java. Transmit looks promising. Not free though.
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I'm now on the hunt for a replacement because only now did I realize Cyberduck requires Java, and I'm done with Java. Transmit looks promising. Not free though.
Oh, and Forklift ain't free either, I had a former version, something like 1.5.x, it's 2.0 now and has quite some improvements over the old one.

Shame CyberDuck is Java, it's a good App though.
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