Free FTP app on Mac?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by 2012Tony2012, Dec 17, 2012.

  1. 2012Tony2012
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    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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    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.
     
  3. TweakOnline
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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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    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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    I use CuteFTP, its not free but it supports multi-threaded downloads :)
     
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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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    What difference does this make?

    I think maybe you're confused as to what this means...
     
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    What about ForkLift and free afaik.

    Cyberduck, no, runs on Java, slow imo.
     
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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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    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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    I use Cyberduck which is donations ware. Works well for me.
     
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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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    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.
     
  15. 2012Tony2012
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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?
     
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    Ok installed Duck now :)
     
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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.
     
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    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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