WS_FTP is an commercial FTP client for Microsoft Windows. WS_FTP was originally created in 1993 by John A Junod, but it has been maintained by Ipswitch Inc. since 1996. WS_FTP is regarded by many to be the standard that FTP clients are compared to.
- FTP and FTP-SSL transfers
- Transferring multiple files.
- With linked folder navigation, you can browse through identical directory trees on your computer and the server at the same time.
- Transfer Logging enables you to store your transactions in a log file.
- All features found in the Home version.
- Secure FTP transfers.
- SSH key pair generation so you can connect and transfer without passwords.
- Scheduled / un-attended file transfers.
- Support for FTP scripting.
- Never lose a file on the server with remote file searching
- With WSFTP's automatic file compression, you'll transfer files faster
- File encryption.
Both versions of WS_FTP can be downloaded from the Ipswitch website:
Both versions may be purchased for nominal fee. While there is not a free version available, both versions of WS_FTP may be downloaded for a 30 day evaluation period free of charge.
Installation of WS_FTP couldn't be easier.:
- Download the WS_FTP client file.
- Double-click the downloaded WSFTP_Install.exe file.
- Follow the installation prompts. The default options are preset to get you going in the right direction.
Once you have WS_FTP installed, you'll want to exploit its capabilities. Here's a few short tutorial pages to get you off on the right foot.
Connecting and transferring files with WS_FTP is simple and uncomplicated. You'll be transferring files in no time at all.
Making sure that your files transfer successfully is a fundamental feature of an FTP client. WS_FTP keeps you apprised in plain English.
WS_FTP's Site Manager allows you to keep track of your ExaVault account details in a intuitive window.
Ipswitch sponsors a great website that contains all manner of great information – and not just about WS_FTP! File Transfer Planet is a community resource page that provides:
- A community forum with discussions about everything from FTP to web design and mobile devices.