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i find filezilla very annoying as i cannot drag files from the server area to my desktop.
Actually, you can by selecting "Desktop" in the left hand pane of the program and dragging/dropping into the "Desktop" path on the local site. However, you are correct in that you cannot drag/drop directly to the desktop outside of the window.
i dont want to have to fiddly select folders i wish to download file into on the left, i want to have those folders open on my workspace and be able to drag to these folders.
when/if this issue/feature is ever resolved/implemented i will/consider dumping leechftp.
delete as appropriate :)
Do any of the (s)FTP options allow you to upload a file to more than one site?
My situation is that I have one domain and a number of sub domains that all use the same code. Previously I wrote my own FTP client that allowed me to select a number of source files and a number of destination sites and with one click I could upload all the files to all the sites. Unfortunately I lost (dozy git!) my source code and, rather than re-write it I'd love to use some existing tool.
Any suggestion gratefully received.
I downloaded and had a look at that but the only way I could see to upload to many websites was to do them one-by-one. A bit tedious for what I need to do. Maybe the feature is there but I could see it.
Yesterday was a holiday here in Thailand so I spent the morning writing my own FTP client in VB6. Works a treat.
All the best
GUI FTP (Windows) Clients
-"supports ftp, Sftp/SSH, WebDav(s) and synchronization"
-"site passwords and keys are safely stored."
-"Can work on Win, Mac, etc."
-"better interface and more reliable when working with larger lists and multiple servers [compared to cuteftp and smartftp]."
-"is no longer developed or supported "
-"Fast and free"
-"cannot drag files from the server area [directly to the] desktop [NOTE: FileZilla 3.x has full drag & drop?]"
-Works inside the firefox browser (don't need to start a separate program)
-Does not support ftp over SSH
-"can easily exclude file-types and directories from all transfers."
-"Easy to drag and drop uploads, either bundled or as single files."
-"it flags any server files that are not identical with the original source files, so when making changes its easy to see which files to upload."
NOTE1: I personally use CoreFTP and Filezilla, but also another client that has not been mentioned so far: FireFTP. I am a big fan of FireFTP because can be used from inside a firefox browser (i.e. it does not require that an external program be opened). The drawback is that it does not support FTP over SSH and is somewhat minimalistic (which can be a good point depending on your perspective).
NOTE2: I purposefully left out Linux and command line ftp clients in order to simplify the list (I imagine that most people connect from a Windows machine via ftp/sftp/etc. to a remote Linux/Windows box, so I did not want to confuse these users). Sorry. If you want to add Linux clients to the list you can.