Cyberduck

Cyberduck 4.5.1

Elegant and efficient FTP client

If you need to regularly upload and download files from a server then Cyberduck is an excellent free FTP client with a simple GUI that makes it very easy to perform all manner of FTP tasks. Cyberduck is suitable for almost all FTP transfers including FTP, SFP, Webdav and Amazon S3 transfers. For those looking for a reliable and free FTP client, Cyberduck ticks all the right boxes. View full description

PROS

  • Handles FTP, SFTP, Webdav and S3
  • Integration with external editors
  • Elegant interface
  • Available in lots of languages

CONS

  • Transfers can be a little slow

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If you need to regularly upload and download files from a server then Cyberduck is an excellent free FTP client with a simple GUI that makes it very easy to perform all manner of FTP tasks. Cyberduck is suitable for almost all FTP transfers including FTP, SFP, Webdav and Amazon S3 transfers. For those looking for a reliable and free FTP client, Cyberduck ticks all the right boxes.

Integrated with external editors

You'll also find that Cyberduck is compatible with most external editors such as BBEdit, TextWrangler or TextMate. Cyberduck is also integrated with Dropbox for exchanging files.

Some users have found that Cyberduck can sometimes be unreliable when transferring files. Depending on the reliability of the server you are using, you may find that connections time-out half way through, particularly when using SSL connections.

Simple to create a new connection

Adding a new connection in Cyberduck is very simple and only takes a couple of seconds with helpful tutorials for first time users. For convenience, you can even drag and drop bookmarks to and from Finder. The Cyberduck interface is clearly laid out, easy to use and with an extensive Help guide and Cheat Sheets making it a good starting point for those new to FTP.

One of the best free FTP clients for PC

Overall, Cyberduck is an excellent, generally efficient and elegant open source FTP client for PC.

Changes

  • 4.5.1 (14915) Jul-26-2014
  • [Bugfix] Connection failure when sandboxing denies access to ~/.ssh/known_hosts (SFTP) (#8102)
  • 4.5 (14905) Jul-22-2014
  • [Feature] Connecting to Windows Azure Blob Storage (Azure) (#6521)
  • [Feature] New SSH/SFTP protocol implementation
  • [Feature] TLS mutual (two-way) authentication with client certificate (WebDAV, FTP-TLS) (#5883)
  • [Feature] Public key authentification using SSH agent (SFTP) (#75)
  • [Feature] GZIP Compression (SFTP) (#123)
  • [Feature] ECDSA public key authentication (SFTP) (#7938)
  • [Bugfix] Broken pipe with uploads (S3) (#7964, #7621)
  • [Bugfix] 404 error response when downloading folders (S3, OpenStack Swift) (#7971, #8064)
  • [Bugfix] Repeated prompt for private key password (SFTP) (#8009)
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Cyberduck 4.5.1

— User reviews — about Cyberduck

  • hanasazi

    by hanasazi

    "As a busy web designer, it's important to have a good ftp client, and Cyber"

    I've been using Cyberduck for years and love its reliability on my mac. As a busy web designer, it's important to have a... More.

    reviewed on December 14, 2016

  • chrisdarnbrough

    by chrisdarnbrough

    "Cyberducky"

    Spent half the morning going through Chrome Ftp extensions and third party downloaders, all garbage. When all hope was ... More.

    reviewed on December 10, 2015

  • Emilia Hesselkilde

    by Emilia Hesselkilde

    "Windows 8.1 - is not compatible with Cyberduck"

    I am not satisfied, because you have not any info about the system requirements. Unfortunately my pc windows 8.1 is not... More.

    reviewed on July 18, 2015

  • garrysamett

    by garrysamett

    "Great tool. Easy to use and set-up the help was spot on when I needed to ma"

    Great tool. Easy to use and set-up the help was spot on when I needed to manage my Amazon S3 buckets. More.

    reviewed on May 22, 2015