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FTP Uploading prog

24 Apr 2006 3:48AM
I would like to purchase a new FTP uploading prog for my Website, I did use Leech, but would anyone recommend better?

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Henchard 15 2.7k 1 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2006 4:01AM


Plenty of fairly good freeware I would have thought

Filezilla is meant to be ok


I don't use it because I use the one built in Dreamweaver.
loweskid 18 2.0k 1 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2006 4:18AM
I've always used WS_FTP. I'm still using an earlier version which was free but I see they are now charging for the home version.

However, if you are using Windows XP there is no reason to use an ftp program at all. Just open Windows Explorer and type in the URL address..

then you can drag and drop just the same as if it was on your hard drive.

The first time you try to connect it will ask for your user name and password then you can elect to save the password. Once it's logged on add it to your favourites and the next time it's just a case of clicking on it.

Note: no 'www'
BOB S 18 2.6k
24 Apr 2006 4:21AM
Obvious question, but what is wrong with Leech ? I have used it for years and had no problems with it.

Carabosse 17 41.4k 270 England
24 Apr 2006 4:38AM
I use Cute FTP and have been doing for years. Is (or was) the 'industry standard' I was led to believe.

Works fine for me anyway.
User_Removed 16 3.3k Russian Federation
24 Apr 2006 4:53AM
I've recently made the switch to FireFTP, which is a free FTP plugin for the Firefox browser. Certainly worth a look...
foxybrown 15 368
24 Apr 2006 5:10AM
macroman 17 15.3k England
24 Apr 2006 5:13AM
You said it BOB!

Leech works OK.
Pete Plus
19 18.8k 97 England
24 Apr 2006 5:26AM
I'm using SmartFTP
Photogeek 15 605 6 Wales
24 Apr 2006 6:31AM
I Use FTP Explorer Great Package.
snapbandit 16 2.3k 3 Northern Ireland
24 Apr 2006 7:10AM
I've always used Terrapin for my site, no complaints & easy to use (needs to be for me!!)

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ellis rowell 16 2.0k United Kingdom
24 Apr 2006 11:56AM
I've been using Nico's Commander for years, originally bought it for file manager front end. Has two windows and you can compare details of two versions of a file. Then I found out that it could do the FTP very easily. I now manage five domains with it. I would have tried some of the freebies but there didn't seem any point as I have free updates for life. Damn nice fellow, Nico.

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