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WinSCP matches all your requirements. Graphical: Yes – There are two alternative interfaces: Commander interface: Explorer interface: Feels like a Windows explorer window: Yes – One of the interfaces is explicitly designed after Windows File Explorer. Supports drag and drop: Yes – Both between file panels and between other applications.Uploading via ...


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I use WinSCP. It doesn't install adware, and it has a simpler interface than FileZilla. It is easy to use and supports FTP, SFTP, and SCP. It can also save as many profiles as you want.


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Use the zip option instead of the .exe installer, and simply unzip filezilla to where you want it - other than to bundle the crapware and potentially check for updates, why would filezilla need an installer? Alternatively, it seems like there is a nowrap link for sourceforge downloads, so instead of the default http://sourceforge.net/projects/filezilla/...


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Notepad++ can do this with the nppFTP plugin. Now this isn't cross-platform, but I think it does deserve mention here. (And if no better solutions presents itself, you could even run it under Wine/CrossOver). When you connect via nppFTP you get a filebrowser in a panel on the right, where you can directly open files from the tree, and changes are directly ...


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Keep away from it, at least as long as they reference the SourceForge download site! The FileZilla download from SourceFourge (their official download site) definitely installs unwanted software without the user's explicit consent and knowledge (thus malware). It was NOT the software advertized in the SourceForge downloader popup, which I rejected. I tried ...


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A while ago, I've used ProFTPD, which is also recommended at AskUbuntu for offering a nice and user-friendly GUI: GAdmin-ProFTPD (source: Wikipedia; click image for larger variant) Work on Ubuntu 13.10: yes Free: Yes GUI: Yes (see screenshot) Easy to use: yes I have to admit I never used the GUI myself. But ProFTPD itself always was running stable, and ...


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I'd recommend Sublime Text. Sublime has everything you would expect in a minor IDE or an amazing text editor and yet is very very light. Pretty much any area that you want to have more features there is a simply massive plugin library. Sublime Text is not free but it on the cheap end of software, it also has a free unlimited trial so you can test it and ...


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I have used the 3 following FTP clients during the past years so here is my feedback: WinSCP: the one that I currently use. There is a portable version, just one .exe file (and the .ini file for configuration). Don't forget to turn on the "Explorer" interface: View > Preferences > Environment > Interface > Explorer, which is (IMHO) handier. Benchmark: it ...


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Netbeans provides excellent FTP on save or run functionality. I have been Using it for PHP, HTML, and Javascript. It does not support ASP for code highlighting/completion etc. But any plaintext should upload fine. On the download page select the HTML5/PHP package if you are not interested in Java etc. When you create a PHP project, you can specify "PHP ...


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You can use SFTP or you can use rsync over SSH. You need to configure your router for port forwarding port 22. It meets your requirements, because: It's encrypted using a password or an SSH key There's no server in the middle It's quick to set up: Install openssh-server (and additionally rsync, if you want to use that) on your computer (optionally) Setup ...


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If you are on Windows, WinSCP has incremental site search. It can even import sites/sessions from FileZilla. It supports folders, similarly to FileZilla, too. And it supports a larger set of protocols and features than FileZilla does. (I'm the author of WinSCP)


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For some period of time I used Komodo Edit. Komodo Edit is a stripped down version of Komodo IDE. Nevertheless Komodo Edit is a full featured text editor with such features as syntax highlighting, automatic insertion of matching parentheses, FTP support, and many other features a modern editor should have. (Later I switched to Kate because Komodo's bad ...


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I used to be an Eclipse fan, but a few years ago I moved to NetBeans and have never looked back. I am currently using it for PHP (and MySql/SQlite), C, C++ and JavaScript. From your request: free and open source <=== check FTP support (also SFTP) <=== https://blogs.oracle.com/netbeansphp/entry/ftp_support_added Code highlight ...


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Emacs (home page) meets all your requirements. It's good (this is subjective so I simply assert that it is good; I do use it daily). It's free (it's one of the historical highlights of the free software movement). It's cross-platform (available on just about any Unix variant — get it from your package manager, or more recent versions for OSX, as well as on ...


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FileZilla is a good FTP file browser and allows for basic editing as long as you have the correct software install. So for example, if you wanted to edit index.html on your website, you can do you edits in a program like Notepad++(for example), save it, and then upload it back to your website. Plus its cross-platform and open-source. If you are looking for ...


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I use WinSCP or Cyberduck which is a little bit like a MacOSX-App :) both are very leightweight, fast and powerful


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The installer at FileHippo has no such crapware.


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You can use Eclipse: free and open source FTP support (also SFTP) Code highlight Windows, Mac OS and Linux PHP, HTML, CSS, Javascript (and a huge amount of other languages)


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Cyberduck does this with the editor of your choice - you can add editors from "edit -> preferences", simply right-click on a file and select "edit with", and your editor of choice. This would allow you to use your favoured IDE or code editor, like sublime text on files on your website as if it was a locally hosted file (Behind the scenes, it downloads, ...


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Swiss File Knife contains, among other utilities, a simple FTP server: free cross-platform CLI Short tutorial: Instant simple FTP server.


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You can try WebStorm. Based on your requirements it has: Instant autocomplete/autosuggest for HTML, CSS, and JS. I am not sure about PHP, but you try PHPStorm for that. Highlight blocks (either like this or this), where it is easy and obvious to see where a block starts and ends. Ability to push and commit to Git repo directly. I am not sure abot FTP ...


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Quick access between different folders (eg root to root, wp-content/themes to wp-content/themes etc. I spend forver traversing directories) WinSCP has synchronized browsing and bookmarks. Cloud storage of all my site logins (not file storage, just "Site Manager" stuff) I think you mean sharing FTP client config/credentials across machines? You can set ...


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Maybe a little late, but hope it's still useful. I use HashCheck for this: free, open-source, licensed under a BSD-style license, and written in C. It works on Windows 7, both x86 and x64. It's implemented as an Explorer shell extension. It adds a Checksum tab to the properties dialog of files and folders which shows the checksums of each selected file, ...


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I suggest you cfv. It runs on Windows too ("works on linux, freebsd, openbsd, netbsd, solaris, macosx, and windows."). easy to use It's a command line tool, cfv -C -t sha1 -rr will generate you a <current directory name>.sha1 checksum file (recursive) that you can check with cfv -T -f my.sha1. with GUI It's a command line tool ...


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CRiSP is a multiplatform editor (Mac/Windows/Linux) which can edit files from remote locations (including ftp/sftp support). It caches the files locally so you can edit as normal, and on saving, have the option to auto upload. CRiSP pretty much contains all the modern features expected of a programmers editor (syntax highlighting, template support, default ...


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Ultraedit (and its IDE superset, UltraEdit Studio) is an excellent programming editor; which also has a great native functionality to open/save files to FTP sites. Linux examples and walkthrough Windows examples and walkthrough: Please note that when you open a file from FTP, Ctrl+S will save straight to FTP. It even has FTP site manager so you don't ...


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I think there is a problem with the question. The question refers to "FTP Server" and states "support SFTP", but FTP and SFTP are two different protocols. Also, from one of the comments we can see that you clearly talk about being able to connect to "server terminal and use the shell like bash", so it's probably safe to infer that the server you're talking ...


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You check out CloudBerry Backup, from a company I am affiliated with, to automate Windows Server backup to Amazon S3 , Glacier, Google Cloud Storage , MS Azure and 20 more cloud storage providers. It comes with the following features: Scheduling and Real-Time Cloud Backup Comes with one time fee and no recurring charges. No proprietary data format and ...


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I already replied to your similar question here: https://softwarerecs.stackexchange.com/a/27511/2336 Specifically in this question (FTP client), also network data transfer speed comes in as significant factor – see comments of Thomas Weller under your question. But you can still attempt to put files on remote side into single archive (TAR, ZIP) and after ...


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