FileZilla is free File Transfer Protocol (FTP) software. Some of my clients still prefer to use email to transfer files (which can be slow and expensive with large files if your provider limits your download allowance*). My preferred option is Dropbox or a simple file transfer tool like WeTransfer. However, different clients have different preferences, so I've been looking for an alternative.
The software is available for installation on Windows, Linux and Mac operating systems and apparently is easy to use, even for a novice. For a helpful review of the product, including key features, system requirements, and pros and cons, read Review: FileZilla FTP Client (Jack Wallen, TechRepublic, 2010).
*If your broadband provider limits your download allowance for the particular package you've signed up for, give them a call. I recently did this with BT only to find that an upgrade that included unlimited downloads was cheaper than the more restrictive package I'd signed up for 18 months earlier. It never hurts to ask!
SEARCH THE BLOG
I write quirky flash fiction too! Click on the book jacket above to read my free debut collection of 9 stories.
'Louise uses her expertise to hone a story until it's razor sharp, while still allowing the author’s voice to remain dominant.'
'I wholeheartedly recommend her services ... Just don’t hire her when I need her.'
J B Turner
'Sincere thanks for a beautiful and elegant piece of work. First class.'
'What makes her stand out and shine is her ability to immerse herself in your story.'
Online courses to make you visible
All text on this blog, The Parlour, and on the other pages of this website (unless indicated otherwise) is in copyright © 2011–18 Louise Harnby. Please do not copy or reproduce any of the content, in whole or part, in any form, unless you ask first.