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Flash FXP - FTP Client for Microsoft Windows

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Flash FXP Overview:

Flash FXP is a popular FTP Client for transferring large files.  It can be downloaded for evaluation purposes, after which you must purchase it.  You can download it from www.flashfxp.com or from sites like www.tucows.com or www.download.com.

You can connect to more than one site at a time, and 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 Flash FXP is shown below.  

Click the Site menu, then click Site Manager, as shown below.

The Site Manager window opens.  

Click the New Site button to configure your FTP site settings.

A window appears asking you to name your site.  

Click OK and then enter the following settings, as shown in the screenshot below.

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

Login = 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 Apply button to keep these settings for future use.  You can then click the Connect button to access your site.

 

Connect:

There are two ways to connect to your FTP Personal Web Space.

1. As described above, click Sites->SiteManager.  Select your site and click the Connect button.

2. Or, click the Connect button which will list all of the sites in your Site Manger, as below.

 

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 Transfer button .

Or, simply "drag-and-drop" files from one window to the other.

 

Disconnect from the FTP Server:

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

 

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