FileZilla

FileZilla

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
4.3
out of 535 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.10.0.2
  • Total Downloads:
    3,555,777
  • Date Added:
    Jan. 19, 2015
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    6.09MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    10,900
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #1 in FTP Software

Editors' Review

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FileZilla is a powerful, free file management tool for FTP access to your Web site's server. Containing numerous tools to help upload and download files between your local machine and the server on which your site is hosted, this is a reliable, intuitive tool for anyone in the Web development field.

Pros

Reliable and fast: FileZilla may be free, but it's a very stable program and offers reliable, accessible tools for anyone who needs to manage files via remote FTP connection. With your username and password you can quickly log in to the FTP server, move files, upload new files, and even edit files with programs on your local machine. All of this is done quickly, and the software didn't crash or hang like many other free tools have in our tests.

Feature rich: The most basic functions of FileZilla work well, but there are even more tools here for advanced users. From Manual Configurations to speed limit monitoring under the Transfer menu, FileZilla has a lot beneath the surface, if you plan on using it often.

Cons

Daunting for newcomers: As deep and reliably fast as FileZilla is, it can be confusing for someone who is not already familiar with FTP protocols. It can also be dangerous as the tool doesn't prompt you to create copies on the local account and doesn't have options for syncing different file versions. While it does check if you want to overwrite a file, there are many situations here in which mistakes can be made. Combined with a somewhat confusing interface, it can be daunting for less experienced users.

Bottom Line

If you are looking for a solid, reliable FTP tool for your Windows desktop, consider FileZilla. Available for free and containing every major tool you could need to manage your files, FileZilla is a perfect addition to your toolbox, and with a number of more robust tools in the FileZilla library, it scales well for professionals.

 
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1 stars

"Version 3.10.0.2 does NOT work with Godaddy servers!!!"

January 28, 2015  |  By SoftwareTestPilot

 |  Version: FileZilla 3.10.0.2

Pros

This use to be a great program. Now it does not work. Filezilla does not respond to technical support.

Cons

Newest version fails to acknowledge Godaddy servers and shared servers. I have no idea what went wrong. Sudden change screwed it up. Now have to find old version. STUPID!!!!!!!!!

Summary

Status: Connecting to xxx.xxx.xxx.x:xx...
Status: Connection established, waiting for welcome message...
Status: Initializing TLS...
Status: Verifying certificate...
Status: TLS connection established.
Status: Server does not support non-ASCII characters.
Status: Connected
Status: Retrieving directory listing...
Command: PWD
Response: 257 "/" is your current location
Command: TYPE I
Response: 200 TYPE is now 8-bit binary
Command: PASV
Response: 227 Entering Passive Mode (xxxxxxxxxxxx)
Command: MLSD
Error: Connection timed out
Error: Failed to retrieve directory listing

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1 stars

"Once a great software, not anymore"

January 26, 2015  |  By crapmaster

 |  Version: FileZilla 3.10.0.2

Pros

Was the best FTP/SFTP application in the past

Cons

Crapware messes up your computer and gives you hours of work to get back to original state.

Summary

Once a great project and software. Now a total disaster with an installer loaded with crapware so awful that the only way to get the crap installed is to hide it in installers.
Took me quite some time to get the crap uninstalled again and the computer acting properly again.

Nice going ruining a great software.

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1 stars

"Installs Malware"

January 18, 2015  |  By ocinataS

 |  Version: FileZilla 3.10.0.1

Pros

Used to be good software

Cons

Misleading installer bundles malware

Summary

Installs malware if you're not careful to decline bundled browser hijacker (Vosteran) and PC Optimizer Pro during very misleading install process. Tim Kosse should just offer a paid version instead of trying to trick people into installing this crap.

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1 stars

"Can't upload to either of my websites"

January 15, 2015  |  By whobeda

 |  Version: FileZilla 3.10.0.1

Pros

Used to work great.

Cons

I haven't been able to upload since installing this new version.

Summary

I'm very frustrated with this situation. I have two commercial websites I maintain and not being able to update them is a huge inconvenience. You would think they'd hurry up and fix the situation.

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1 stars

"AVG reports a threat"

January 15, 2015  |  By LouisG2

 |  Version: FileZilla 3.10.0.1

Pros

Used to be a good product

Cons

AVG reports a threat

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1 stars

"Malware virus"

January 14, 2015

 |  Version: FileZilla 3.10.0.1

Pros

N/A stay away

Cons

They install a malware virus, stay the hell away from this stuff

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1 stars

"Annoying download process. OS problems, too."

December 20, 2014  |  By SheepdogUK

 |  Version: FileZilla 3.9.0.6

Pros

I hope I am going finally to get to where I want to be... a second instance of FileZilla running on an XP machine... I like my existing installation at a different site. But at the rate things are going this morning (20 Dec 14) I am beginning to wonder if I'm going to get there

Cons

Arcane download process....
1) You have to be on the ball and reject two "extras"... one of which has had bad reviews.
2) You have to realize that Prgm.exe and Prgm[1].exe (one of them NOT in your preferred download folder) are not just duplicates. (I've changed the program name to make the point more clear. It was FileZilla_Server-0_9_48.exe
3) You get to the end of a long, frustrating process, and THEN they tell you that you need at least Vista... VISTA??!... XP won't do.

Summary

ARGHHHH!!!!

I almost wish that the old FileZilla wasn't so good... I could stop trying to get what I thought I wanted now, instead of pressing on with my quest. Sigh.

(Oh... and the process of authentication to be ALLOWED to post this review overly complex and invasive... thank you CNET, not.)

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1 stars

"adds malware called Vosteran that destroys your search"

December 04, 2014  |  By patrick_omalley

 |  Version: FileZilla 3.9.0.6

Pros

Used to love this, but they've become evil

Cons

I installed Filezilla, from Filezilla's site, it silently adds this evil malware called Vosteran on your machine that takes over as a search engine. Even if you go into Chrome to remove it, it adds itself back in, and it takes a lot of work to completely get rid of it. Vosteran is evil.

Summary

Look for another FTP program. The Vosteran malware that Filezilla sneaks into your machine will waste your time.

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1 stars

"WARNING: sourceforge installer add malware"

November 29, 2014  |  By John McMough

 |  Version: FileZilla 3.9.0.6

Pros

This program has been one I've used for many years and have very much enjoyed.

Cons

The current version has a HUGE problem (as others have mentioned) it installs malware throughout your system, and it is virtually impossible to remove. While there are solutions online, most of them require high level technical abilities and frankly this is unacceptable. I would recommend avoiding this program given the above problems.

Summary

I've had to re-format and will not be using Filezilla moving forward. I'm supremely disappointed in the team behind this product as they should be looking out for their community, and preventing this sort of thing (even if it means pulling their product from certain download sites).

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1 stars

"Won't install without installing accepting adware"

November 09, 2014  |  By dburgett

 |  Version: FileZilla 3.9.0.6

Pros

Does exactly what it should

Cons

Latest version won't install without accepting adware junk software installation

Summary

FileZilla has been my go-to FTP software for years. I recently installed a fresh OS and needed to install it again. Unfortunately, I couldn't install FileZilla without accepting the installation of some adware/malware video playback software. I ran through the installer twice to make sure I hadn't missed an option to skip it. There's only one button, "Next" and then a screen where the adware is accepted for installation. However, the box to install the software is already selected and is disabled so you can't de-select it.

I don't mind having to de-select software installs for free software, but not giving me the choice means I won't use the program any more. This is a real shame since this was really great software for free.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.10.0.2
  • Fix a crash if a keyfile has been configured for SFTP and this file has become missing or corrupted
  • *nix, OS X: Fix permissions on files uploaded via SFTP.
General
Publisher FileZilla
Publisher web site http://filezilla.sourceforge.net/
Release Date January 16, 2015
Date Added January 19, 2015
Version 3.10.0.2
Category
Category Internet Software
Subcategory FTP Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows, Windows Vista
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 6.09MB
File Name FileZilla_3.10.0.2_win32-setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 3,555,777
Downloads Last Week 10,900
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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