Top FTP Clients for Windows 8

There are various FTP clients that are tailored for use with Windows 8 OS and with which one can be able to upload or download files directly from the FTP servers. Windows 8 has numerous FTP applications that are easy to use as they are equipped with an accessible GUI and thus suitable even for use even by beginners. Below are some of the top FTP clients for Windows 8 Operating System. 

Multisource File Transfer Protocol or mFTP

This is one of the available and free FTP clients for Windows 8 and one that can be used for uploading and downloading files from and to your FTP server. This application is usually ideal in that is equipped with a stylish and high-speed user-connection that is specifically designed for use with the Windows 8 OS. For you to connect to the FTP operating system, you need to start the multisource file transfer protocol (mFTP) application from the launch screen of the operating system.

Free File Transfer Protocol (FTP)

This is yet another major client for FTP from the American-based computer software developer, coffee Cup software. It has a stylish and user-friendly interface thus making the FTP operations uncomplicated for users. To connect to the remote FTP server, users only need to enter their login and server details. Once this is done, users can easily upload or download files by selecting the available options while at the same time monitoring the progress of the chosen activity from the status bar.

FileZillaFile Transfer Protocol

This is a trendy FTP client which can be used with different applications. It also boasts of a, easy to use interface that allows for users to drag and drop the files they wish to upload or upload right from the remote server or personal desktop. At the same time, users are free to save their login details for various FTP file servers and whenever they need to. The FileZilla client comes with a number of great features that include concurrent operations, file hashing, directory creation and editing and secure FTP among others.


This is a Mozilla Firefox add-on and an excellent FTP application which can be used with different platforms. It is also well-suited with Windows 8 Operating system. FireFTP supports directory link, SSL, SFTP, TLS and different programming formats. It has a number of great features that include file hashing, proxy support, drag and drop, remote editing, search results filter system and integrity checks among others. Users are free to time stamp management, change index permissions (Chmod), and change directory names etc.


This is an open source and free FTP, SFTP and SCP client compatibles with Windows 8 OS. It can be used to transfer files between your local desktop and remote server using its elegant and descriptive user-interface while at the same time providing some basic batch scripting and file synchronization operations. Users can enjoy the multiple languages provided by the application while at the same time using the various options available when using it with Windows 8 including URL, shortcut icons as well as drag and drop function.

These are some of the best and the most solid FTP client tools to consider as FTP continues to entrench itself as a major application for file transfer today. The tools above provide various features that will surely provide what you are looking for not to mention that they are suitable for beginners and pros alike.

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