FTP Commander




 

 
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FTP Commander - FTP Client for Microsoft Windows

Links FTP Commander:  Manage your Sites & FTP Settings | Get Connected | Transfer Files | Disconnect |

 

FTP Commander Overview:

FTP Commander is a popular FTP Client for transferring large files.  It is free -- provided at no charge.  You can download it from www.internet-soft.com or from sites like www.tucows.com or www.download.com.

You can connect to one site at a time, but can keep settings for multiple sites to be used later.

Key Settings:

FTP Host/Address = follows this format: users.ispname.com

Initial Remote Directory = Typically, no directory, initial remote directory or path.

Login/UserID = your username@ispname.com which will route you to the right directory.

Personal Website URL = The address of your website will follow this format: http://users.ispname.com/username

 

Manage your FTP Sites & FTP Settings:

The main window of FTP Commander is shown below.

The frame on the right shows all the ftp server settings saved by FTP Commander.  There are many well-known ftp sites listed.  After you configure the settings for your FTP Personal Web Space, your ftp server will be listed here as well, as shown below.

 

If this is your first time accessing your FTP Personal Web Space, click the New Server button .

FTP Server = follows this format: users.ispname.com. No directory, initial remote directory or path.

User ID = follows this format: username@ispname.com (which will route you to the right directory)

Note: Personal Website URL: The address of your website will follow this format: http://users.ispname.com/username This is the web address where other people will go to see your website.

Click the OK button to keep these settings for future use.

 

Connect:

To connect to your FTP Personal Web Space, choose it from the list of ftp servers on the right.  Then click the Connect button .

 

Transfer Files and Folders:

Once connected, the window on the right changes.

The window on the right displays all the files on your FTP site.

The window on the left displays all the files on your computer.

To transfer files, highlight a file and then click the corresponding left arrow or right arrow button.

 

Disconnect from the FTP Server:

When you have finished transferring files, you can disconnect from the FTP server by clicking Connection->Disconnect, or by simply clicking the Disconnect button at the top.

 

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