FTP Client for Winblows™

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by iGary, May 31, 2006.

  1. iGary Guest

    iGary

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    My nephew is in Italy, and I offered him space on my server to store his photos, as he did not bring his laptop with him...what's a free, easy Window FTP client - or can someone give me instructions on how to do it in Windows (so a 19-year old can understand it).
     
  2. wako macrumors 65816

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    in internet explorer...


    ftp:<server>


    it will then ask for username and password...


    OR


    ftp://<username>:<password>@<server>



    however some FTP server do not allow IE, and must be enabled before it can be used.
     
  3. iGary thread starter Guest

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    Thanks - I gave him a link to a free FTP Client, and if that fails, I'll use this.

    I appreciate it - thanks much.
     
  4. mkrishnan Moderator emeritus

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    WS_FTP was the dominant name for a long time...all the way back to when its name was actually relevant! :eek: :D

    Link
     
  5. jaydub macrumors 6502a

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    It's old and hasn't been updated in years, but I still use LeechFTP as my FTP client. It's simple, small, and does everything I need.
     
  6. Mojo67821 macrumors regular

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    I use smartftp. It's free and really easy to use. A quick google search will turn itu p.
     
  7. rob5 macrumors regular

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    FileZilla is free and one of the best one's I've used. Beats some of the ones you have to pay for IMO.

    http://filezilla.sourceforge.net/
     
  8. iCaffeine macrumors member

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    FileZilla all the way, by far the best "free" FTP browser out there...
     
  9. Steve1496 macrumors 6502a

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    I second this.
     
  10. pilotError macrumors 68020

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    Filezilla

    I agree. Its very fast and also has good support for sftp. I've used a couple including ws_ftp and Filezilla is very nice. Good drag and drop and has multiple threading available as well as re-start capability and auto re-connect features.

    Can't ask for anything more...

    Mike...
     
  11. Josh macrumors 68000

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    I third this.

    Free, never had any problems, and it works great.

    My true love is Transmit, but..*sniff*..can't ask for too much on Windows.
     
  12. mduser63 macrumors 68040

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    FileZilla has an ugly, cluttered interface, but it's still my first choice on Windows. Windows also has an ugly, cluttered interface, so it fits right in.
     
  13. iGary thread starter Guest

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    All good stuff, folks - thanks.

    I gave him all the info, but nothing back yet. He's a bit technologically challenged. but hopefully he can get it set up.
     
  14. Rickay726 macrumors 6502

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    ahaha i dont no how but i think WINDBLOWS is an awsome next name instead of vista.
     

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