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I've been having a little trouble using FileZilla. Might very well just by my lack of understanding some of the industry-standard verbiage. If it turns out FileZilla is the one, then I will go back and see if I can get it to work....

So on to my subject question: Which is the best ftp software & why?

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Which is the best ftp software & why?

What platform ?

WS_FTP (Ipswitch software) Win: XP, 2000,98

Is essentially the industry standard and the programme many swear by and that is recommended when people ask about the leading ftp programmes on the market (there used to be a free lite version which I've used very happily but that seems to have been withdrawn)

http://www.wsftp.com/products/ws_ftp/index.asp
But I'm sure there are many others. Fireftp plugin for Firefox is ok for basic lightweight work.

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Which is the best ftp software & why?

SmartFTP ftw Laughing out loud

Although I have used ws_ftp and it is good.

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Which is the best ftp software & why?

XP platform Laughing out loud

Pricetag's a little steep for me at this time. I'll keep watching.

I did google ftp in general and WS_FTP seems to be the frontrunner on a lot of sites that recommend ftp packages.

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Which is the best ftp software & why?

FlashFXP... a great FTP product... and VERY cheap... cost me £16 ($25).

www.flashfxp.com - A great FTP program, I've tried others, but this was the solution for me!

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Which is the best ftp software & why?

I use Transmit. Just in case a Mac user has the same question. Smile

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Which is the best ftp software & why?

I use FTP Explorer. Its ancient, it may even be a Win95 version I have, it runs, doesn't give problems and is real easy to use. If I need anything more I'll use WinSCP or a direct SSH connection with PuTTY.

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Which is the best ftp software & why?

Laughing out loud Thank you everyone. I finally figured out how to use FileZilla. One of those "D'oh!" moments when everything finally clicked! I will certainly keep the other sites in my bookmarks for the time being. Hopefully other new folks will find this thread a useful resource for FTP options.

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