Free FTP Client 3.2.0
Simple configuration of FTP connections
Ease of use is one of its advantages, so configuring a new connection shouldn't pose difficulties to users. Practically, a new connection can be created by providing the server name, the FTP address, the root folder, as well as the user credentials (username and password).
In the attempt to keep things as simple as possible, the application lacks advanced configuration options that you might find in more advanced FTP clients. However, it does feature proxy support and enables you to choose between ASCII and binary transfer modes.
Double-sided interface and file management options
The dual-pane interface is a feature that you can find in most applications of this type, particularly useful for easing file handling and transferring operations. As such, you can explore the locally stored files in one section and connect to the remote server in the other.
There are options for folder navigation, creating new folders, deleting files or accessing their properties. You can also change the view mode to display the files in a list or with all the available details, just like in Windows Explorer.
A FTP client dedicated to beginners
Free FTP Client is a simple alternative to more complex applications in this category, allowing fast configuration and satisfactory transfer speeds, which will surely appeal to novices.
Nevertheless, the lack of options might not meet the requirements of more advanced users, who are often looking for security functions, transfer scheduling and similar options.
Reviewed by Mihaela Citea on July 22nd, 2014
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Application descriptionFree FTP Client is a Windows-based File Transfer Protocol (FTP) application that allows you to utilize the capabilitie...