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  • FireFTP: Free FTP Client for Mozilla Firefox

    FireFTP is an add-on for Firefox that was especially developed for users who have been utilizing an FTP desktop client such as FileZilla. It was built for those who frequently use it for data transfer. FireFTP is free to download and it offers full support for FTP, FTPS and SFTP. This add-on will only run on Firefox supported platforms. If you have this extension installed on your browser, you will be able to use this lightweight FTP client and work in Portable Firefox. IN addition, this add-on includes image thumbnails, TLS/SSL support, proxy support, file diffs, resumes and many others.

    The FireFTP extension instantly transforms Firefox into an improvised and quick two-way FTP application. After installation, FireFTP can be accessed from the Tool menu and and once you click on it, you will see an FTP tab. The tab displays a simple two-pane screen on the Mozilla Firefox window that allows you to create copies of files between the desktop and a remote site. The left pane displays the system for local folders and files, as well as a listing of files that are in the current file directory and a directories tree. The right pane displays the remote FTP server. In between the two panes, you will see two buttons that contains arrows, one for uploading files and the other for downloading. FireFTP also has the capability of connecting through the proxy servers.

    Aside from being able to quickly transfer files and data, FireFTP also includes additional advanced features such as directory comparison, SSL encryption, integrity checks, syncing directories when navigating, drop and drag and file hashing. This Mozilla Firefox add-on is the perfect solution for those who need to do an FTP session for a short period of time.

    FireFTP also features a special integrated Toolbar button that allows you to easily work with your files. For you to be able to use this button, you must first add it to your toolbar. To do this, simply right click on the toolbar and click on Customize, then drag and drop the button on your toolbar.

    Having evaluated all of the relevant features of this Mozilla Firefox add-on, I can say that FireFTP is worth trying. It is free and very easy to use and also allows you to immediately gain access to files and folders of your remote servers. With the FireFTP client extension of Mozilla, the transfer of files and folders over a network has never been easier.

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    Rating: ★★★★½ 

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