When it comes to FTP connections, FileZilla is one of the best applications that can be used in order to securely connect and transfer files using the mentioned protocol. The FTP transfer method is mainly used for website administrators that need to download or upload files to their site. Each admin has login credentials and this information can be introduced into FileZilla in order to connect with ease. The login information can be used for a single time or they can be memorized by the tool for further use, if a user needs to do various changes to the website.
The interface is extremely simple to use and the design is rather intuitive. The main area is split between two different lists. The upper area consists of the files that are currently on the computer, in a selected folder, and in the left area there is a small folder browser. The lower area of the interface shows the content of the website in the same manner. The files will be displayed with various details and users can make use of drag and drop feature in order to transfer different files with ease.
Newly added IPv6 support allows users to connect to websites that make use of this protocol and the connection is secured using 256-bit SSl encryption, so every file transfer or edit is completely safe. Large files can be transferred with pause and resume features, and this is a great addition, even if the majority of script files are rather small. Bookmarks can be created and this way, users can easily access various folders of a website, especially if the site has a lot of ramifications. A wizard that provides network configuration features is easily accessible and it will provide automatic settings that can be further edited to satisfy everyone’s needs.