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SmartFTP Client (32-bit)

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  • Date Added:
    Oct. 04, 2009
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    Free to try (30-day trial); $36.95 to buy
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  • Product ranking:
    #13 in FTP Software

Editors' Review


This powerhouse FTP client takes some getting used to, but you'll be glad you gave it a chance. Don't be alarmed by the cramped, multipane Windows Explorer-like interface; you can customize the toolbars and windowpanes however you like.

With the Local Browser window visible, SmartFTP supports drag-and-drop transfers like those on basic FTP clients. But its real power lies deeper within its option menus, where you'll find CHMOD remote file-attribute modification, background file transfers, multiple FTP connections, passive-mode transfers, site-to-site transfers (FXP), and connections via proxy or SSL. Using the Global Queue window, you even can schedule downloads or uploads to more than one server.

SmartFTP may overwhelm beginners, but it's a natural for intermediates and up.

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"no more free trial - must pay year after year"

October 04, 2009  |  By kbmichaux

 |  Version: SmartFTP Client (32-bit) 4.0.1052


I bought this software over a year ago - liked it alot, easy to use.


got a new computer, re-downloaded it, was informed no more free trial AFTER download. Tried to enter key (I paid for the software over a year ago) the license only lasts a year apparently and they want me to purchase a key yet again.


can't recommend - too many other ftp options and no way am I going to be foreced to purchase the same software license year after year. Once I own it, I should be able to keep it active with out continually paying for it. I'm using filezilla now - free, works great.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 4.0.1052
Version 4.0.1052 includes Windows 7 Compatibility, local browser enhancements and improved transfer performance.
Publisher SmartFTP
Publisher web site http://smartftp.com
Release Date October 04, 2009
Date Added October 04, 2009
Version 4.0.1052
Category Internet Software
Subcategory FTP Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/2003/Vista/7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 27.49MB
File Name SFTPMSI.exe
Total Downloads 20,533,730
Downloads Last Week 126
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $36.95

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