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Making FTP connections fun

Monday, November 12th, 2012 by Servage

Thankfully there is plenty of free software available for web development – so you can get the maximum out of your hosting account, without having to pay for many small pieces of great software. It’s a wonderful world sometimes :-) You’ll be loving the Cyberduck FTP client, which is free to use and provides all the necessary features to get going.

Connecting to every server. With an easy to use interface, connect to FTP (File Transfer Protocol), SFTP (SSH Secure File Transfer), WebDAV (Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning) and many others. A widely tested FTP (File Transfer Protocol) implementation for the best interoperability with support for FTP over secured SSL/TLS connections.

Edit any file with your preferred editor. To edit files, a seamless integration with any external editor application makes it easy to change content quickly. Edit any text or binary file on the server in your preferred application.

First class bookmarking. Organize your bookmarks with drag and drop and quickly search using the filter field.

  • Drag and drop bookmarks to the Finder.app and drop files onto bookmarks to upload.
  • Spotlight Importer for bookmark files.
  • History of visited servers with timestamp of last access.
  • Bonjour Auto discovery of FTP & WebDAV services on the local network.

Browse with ease. Browse and move your files quickly in the browser with caching enabled for the best performance. Works with any character encoding for the correct display of Umlaute, Japanese and Chinese.

  • Quickly preview files with Quick Look. Press the space key to preview files like in Finder.app without explicitly downloading.
  • The outline view of the browser allows to browse large folder structures efficiently. Cut & paste or drag & drop files to organize.
  • Quickly copy or open the corresponding HTTP URLs of a selected file in your web browser.

Transfer anything. Limit the number of concurrent transfers and filter files using a regular expression. Resume both interrupted download and uploads. Recursively transfer directories.

Advanced SSH features. No compromise accessing your SFTP servers with all the bells and whistles.

Integration with system technologies. A native citizen of Mac OS X and Windows.

Happy uploading :-)

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