See also: Data | Internet | FTP
Clients that allow the sending and receiving of files with the FTP protocol and can be used as a file sharing tool.
FTP in a Web Browser
Probably the easiest way to use FTP, many web browsers allow for FTP uploading and downloading of files. Usually they are expressed as “<code>ftp://firstname.lastname@example.org</code>” instead of the regular “<code>http://</code>”
- Basic, textmode FTP is almost ubiquious across Operating Systems.
- FTP Mini-Howto | Mirror for textmode FTP clients, commands, and hints.
- UNIX: On almost any system, open a terminal window and type “ftp”. There are better clients, though. For example clients which support readline or colors.
- For users who need to transfer a complex array of files, graphical clients allow picking-and-chosing of individual files easier. Makes the FTP more interactive and simpler.
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