FileZilla

FileZilla

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.3
out of 539 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.0.4.1
  • Total Downloads:
    3,617,846
  • Date Added:
    Nov. 28, 2007
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    5.92MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    13,759
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #1 in FTP Software

Editors' Review

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Rich in Web content, short on cash? This free, open-source FTP application is handy if you're looking for a solid tool to handle FTP transfers and don't want to part with your bucks.

The straightforward interface offers translations in most of the world's major languages. Caching directories speeds up browsing FTP sites, and multiple secure connection options ensure that you can move files around without concern. Bookmarking comes in two flavors: the Site Manager for all your major FTP locations, and QuickConnect for fast switching on the fly.

The program lets you download or upload multiple files at once from and to several servers. If your bandwidth is somewhat limited, you'll appreciate a feature that lets you automatically adjust transfer speeds based on the time of day or date. FileZilla also lets you browse FTP sites mid-transfer. The lack of a task scheduler is compensated for, in our eyes, by a powerful filter so you only see the files you need.

FileZilla is no monster, either, eating up a manageable 50 MB in memory. Clearly, this is one of the best FTP tools around.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"A Basic Tool for any computer"

February 27, 2015  |  By Manders_Son

 |  Version: FileZilla 3.10.1.1

Pros

Works great but could be a little more user friendly.

Cons

It does what it says and it does it well.

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1 stars

"Full of Malware! Avoid at all costs"

February 04, 2015  |  By parallaxone

 |  Version: FileZilla 3.10.1.1

Pros

None at all.

Cons

This cost me an hour to scan and delete all the malware and the Vosteran browser hijacker.

Summary

CNET should delist this garbage.

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1 stars

"No longer works"

February 02, 2015  |  By MissaMGM

 |  Version: FileZilla 3.10.1.1

Pros

None since it does not work

Cons

I have been using this product for years. The newest update, 3.10.1.1 (2015-02-01), will no longer retrieve my directories.

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1 stars

"Trojans & Adware"

February 01, 2015  |  By SoftwareUser9000

 |  Version: FileZilla 3.10.0.2

Pros

None because of the hour it took for my to clean my pc.

Cons

Took all precautions and it tried to install Trojan and did in fact install Adware.

Summary

I scanned my machine with Malwarebytes. It was clean. I downloaded FileZilla from the official FileZilla / Sourceforge website. I chose the Client download. I saved it to a specific folder. I scanned it with Malwarebytes and it scanned clean. I ran it. I chose Advanced install. I unchecked ALL of the optional software. It then began a download. Norton flashed a warning that it had intercepted a Trojan. I stopped the install and Erased the install file. I ran Malwarebytes again and it found multiple adware registry entries. I had it quarantine them. Then I rebooted. Ran another scan with Malwarebyes. It came up clean. Opened up Firefox. It took my to some Adware site Foxtab something or other. I ran CCleaner. Re-scanned. Rebooted. Am I finally done? I don't know? Do not use or download anything from the software publisher/creator. They have misrepresented themselves leading you to believe if you follow their directions you can avoid these viruses and adware. Very very despicable !!!

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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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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher FileZilla
Publisher web site http://filezilla.sourceforge.net/
Release Date November 28, 2007
Date Added November 28, 2007
Version 3.0.4.1
Category
Category Internet Software
Subcategory FTP Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows, Windows 2000
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 5.92MB
File Name FileZilla_3.10.2_win32-setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 3,617,846
Downloads Last Week 13,759
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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