WinSCP for Mac

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WinSCP by Martin Prikryl is one of the most popular, powerful and safe FTP (File Transfer Protocol) clients, but when you start working under Mac OS X, it is no longer a viable solution. If you need an application similar to WinSCP for Mac, you can check this list of alternatives to find a replacement. All of them can fully replace WinSCP for Mac by offering pretty much the same features and functionality: secure connection, high speed, file managing capabilities and so on.

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WinSCP for Mac OS X: Best alternatives Check out alternatives to WinSCP for Mac proposed by our editors and user community.


Cyberduck Free

by Cyberduck

Cyberduck is a robust FTP/FTP-TLS/SFTP browser for the Mac whose lack of visual clutter and cleverly intuitive features make it easy to use.

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FileZilla Free

by FileZilla

FileZilla (ported from Windows) is a fast and reliable FTP client and server with lots of useful features and an intuitive interface.

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muCommander Free

by * Maxence Bernard * Arik Hadas * Mariusz Jakubowski * Nicolas Rinaudo

muCommander is a cross-platform file manager that features support for FTP, SFTP, SMB, NFS, HTTP, Bonjour/Zeroconf, email attachments, Zip/GZip/Tar/Bzip2/ISO/NRG/AR/Deb/LST archives, universal bookmarks, credentials management...

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Transmit Free

by Panic Inc

Transmit 4 is the ultimate FTP + SFTP + WebDAV + Amazon S3 file transfer client on the Mac. You need to transfer files. Maybe to an FTP or SFTP server, or the cloud via Amazon S3, or using WebDAV.

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Captain FTP Free

by Xnet Communications

Captain FTP is inspired by Apple's philosophy of making innovative products with ease-of-use as a fundamental design principle. Captain FTP is a fast, powerful, secure, user-friendly FTP Client which makes transferring files simple.

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Flow Free

by Extendmac

Flow is an award-winning, beautiful, fast, and reliable FTP + SFTP...

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Yummy FTP Free

by Yummy Software

Yummy FTP was designed to deliver speedy and trouble-free file transfers, using a highly tuned multi-connection file transfer engine coupled with an intelligent recovery system to automatically handle most file transfer issues...

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ClassicFTP Free

by NCH Software

Classic FTP is an easy to use ftp client that allows you to view, edit, upload, download and delete files from a remote server (website) or network.

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AnyClient Free


AnyClient is a free platform independent file transfer application that supports all major file transfer protocols including FTP/S, SFTP and WebDAV/S.

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ForkLift Free

by BinaryNights

ForkLift is an advanced file manager and FTP SFTP Amazon S3 WEBDav client for Mac OS. Main features: - Connect to any remote volume easily and manage your files quickly across networks.

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  • Stanislav Sokolov, 7 years ago

    Why don't you consider a remote file system that uses sshfs? Thus you can use the remote file system as your local one. No need for any clients.
    "sshfs "yourveryname at ".str_replace(".", " dot ", "")."":/www/ /Users/yourusername/projects/prod_www"
    After running this command your local folder will show content of the remote folder. If you open a file in sublime and save it, then it will be updated...

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