Best FTP Program (Vista)

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  1. Bman

    Bman OSNN Veteran Original

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    Does not have to be free, but would be nice.

    CuteFTP crashes all the time, or even gives errors on exit. WSFTP is not compatible at all with Vista. FireFTP I believe was the other I tried, didn't like anything about it.

    Any ideas?
     
  2. melon

    melon MS-DOS 2.0 Political User

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    Filezilla would be your best bet. Free and open source. And I use it in Vista 64 all the time, with no problems.

    http://filezilla-project.org/
     
  3. Bman

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    Whoops, not FireFTP, Filezilla is the one I tried and didn't really like the layout of the whole thing. Might give it a go anyways, it might of just been the connection problems I had to the server (having the same issues with other FTP programs).

    Can Filezilla limit to one connection only
     
  4. melon

    melon MS-DOS 2.0 Political User

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    Admittedly, I don't know much about it. I've just used it over the last several months with no problems, really.
     
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    Just quickly looked through settings, yes it can.

    Thanks, it's working and is quite easy.
     
  6. American Zombie

    American Zombie Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    Just in case this is a concern to you, as of version 3 Filezilla no longer encrypts your passwords. If you look in the sitemanager.xml file you will see your passwords are all in plain text for anyone to take.

    I use FlashFTP or the built in FTP of Reget.
     
  7. madmatt

    madmatt Bow Down to the King Political User

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    The new version of WS_FTP works perfectly with Vista, 32- and 64-bit flavors.
     
  8. Dark Atheist

    Dark Atheist Moderator Political User Folding Team

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    flashfxp or crossftp
     
  9. Bman

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    Not a worry for me. Why would they change that though.
     
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  11. Mizzle

    Mizzle Oh, now I know...!

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    I use FileZilla as well.

    I've got it set up for 10 transfers at a time, but it can be set to 1 (well, that's default), if that's what you're looking for.
     
  12. Bman

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  13. ZeroHour

    ZeroHour ho3 ho3 ho3

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    I quite like WinSCP (opensource). It does SFTP as well and it just works really.
     
  14. Tuffgong4

    Tuffgong4 The Donger Need Food!!!! Political User

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    I use fireftp in Firefox and secondly Filezilla
     
  15. LordOfLA

    LordOfLA Godlike!

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    FlashFXP for paid FTP, filezilla for free FTP.

    No person with a brain between their ears still uses WS_FTP :)
     
  16. Johnny

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    FlashFXP - Nothing beats it ...
     
  17. sean.ferguson

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    Can someone explain to me why they don't use Windows Explorer for simple ftp? If i am working on a windows machine and need quick access to a ftp server I just open explorer?
     
  18. Johnny

    Johnny .. Commodore .. Political User

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    It's too much of a pain and lacks things that would otherwise be available from another program ...
     
  19. Bman

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    Didn't know you could do that.