Cyberduck

Cyberduck (19798) 5.1.0

Elegant and efficient free 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
  • Integrated with Dropbox

CONS

  • Transfers may time out on SSL connections

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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 Mac

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

Libre FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, S3, Azure & OpenStack Swift browser for Mac.

Cyberduck is an FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, S3 & OpenStack Swift browser to transfer files to your web hosting service provider and connecting to cloud storage accounts from Rackspace Cloud Files, Google Storage and Amazon S3 with the same easy to use interface with quickly accessible bookmarks.

The browser allows to download, upload and move or copy files using drag and drop with an hierarchical view to browse large folder structures efficiently. Transfers are handled with ease including synchronization of local with remote directories. To edit files, a seamless integration with any external editor application makes it easy to change content quickly. Both Amazon CloudFront and Akamai content delivery networks (CDN) can be easily configured to distribute your files worldwide from edge locations.

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Cyberduck (19798) 5.1.0

User reviews about Cyberduck

  • grzegorzst

    by grzegorzst

    "Still good but have strong competition"

    I've been using it for a long time but recently moved to Viper FTP which seems to be more user friendly. More.

    reviewed on October 19, 2015

  • janywild

    by janywild

    "It was so good once"

    Loved it till the Yosemite update. Then, instead of connecting to FTP it started to run into random connecting loops and... More.

    reviewed on October 1, 2015

  • grzegorzst

    by grzegorzst

    "Stable but old design. I prefer trying something newer..."

    Similar functionality to YummyFTP and ViperFTP but it's free. Viper Lite is also free but more functional and better des... More.

    reviewed on May 8, 2015

  • tarab123

    by tarab123

    "To Cyberduck- Trovi will jeopardize your good reputation."

    Cyberduck people -- Don't let Trovi in your stuff. It's not worth the negative customer reviews. Cyberduck is good but T... More.

    reviewed on September 30, 2014

  • tamelask

    by tamelask

    "don't do it!"

    this seems to be spammy at best. insists (won't download otherwise) on downloading a mac cleaning software which automa... More.

    reviewed on February 20, 2014

  • alombarte

    by alombarte

    "An extension of Finder"

    It's really easy to use. It's just like another Finder window. More.

    reviewed on September 22, 2008