Any good free FTP client software for mac?

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  1. keysersoze macrumors 68000

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  2. joecool85 macrumors 65816

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    Cyberduck. You can download it from download.com

    Keep in mind that in OS X you can just use finder...thats what I do to connect to my universities' server(s).
     
  3. Benjamin macrumors 6502a

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    you could always learn how to use the built in ftp via command line. however if looking at shareware ftp i would have to recommend transmit, http://www.panic.com/.
     
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    You're correct. It's choice.
     
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    Basically on the freebie side it comes down to RBrowser (free unless you want the more advanced features), CyberDuck and Fetch (free if you're a student).

    I use Transmit and highly recommend it, well worth ponying up the shareware fee for.
     
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    Cyberduck

    I've been using Cyberduck (Check on Versiontracker) for weeks and it has been great. It's very fast and intuitive.
    I find the interface to be better than fetch, but that's just a personal opinion.
     
  8. mikemodena macrumors 6502a

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    I use Transmit. It seems to be the easiest out of all the ones I've tried. It gives you a left column of "your stuff" and right column for "their stuff." It is a 1 week trial but even after it expires you can still use it... it just disconnects after 10 minutes, which doesn't bother me since I'm usually just quickly uploading html, php, or flash files that don't take long at all.
     
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    Another vote for CyberDuck. I love this thing.
     
  10. gammamonk macrumors 6502a

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    I use Fugu. It's pretty awesome and supports all the secure stuff I need to update my website. (FTP thru SSH tunnel)

    Plus the blow-fish icon looks slick in the dock. It's actually a frontend for OpenSSH I think, so you can do SSH terminals with handy bookmarks and stuff too.
     
  11. mwpeters8182 macrumors 6502

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    Another vote for cyberduck here. I use it for both ftp and sftp.

    MP
     
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    I use /bin/ftp and Transmit.

    Transmit is nice but is a bit pricey. If you're doing a lot of FTP work, though, it's worth every penny. If you're just uploading a file or two at a time, /bin/ftp works beautifully.
     
  15. jsw Moderator emeritus

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    Another vote for Transmit. Cool Widget as well. Does everything well (including security).

    And I know it isn't free, but it isn't pricey either.
     
  16. ChrisBrightwell macrumors 68020

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    Have you used Finder as an FTP app? It's terrible.

    I have problems connecting to half the servers I use and, even when I get connected, it's read-only.
     
  17. greatdevourer macrumors 68000

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    Yeah, I use it. I find it relativly easy, but then again, the only FTP server I really use is my own :p
     
  18. ChrisBrightwell macrumors 68020

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    Have you tried to upload anything using Finder?

    Last I tried, FTP access in Finder was read-only.
     
  19. greatdevourer macrumors 68000

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    No, I'll admit
     

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