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Looking for a free, simple and easy ftp client for my iMac.

I dont need / want loads of fancy features. Just to be able to transfer a few files to a couple of servers now and then.

On the PC I used cuteFTP V2 which while really old, was really simple.

Suggestions please. Not being tight by wanting free. Just realistic as it will only be used for simple transfers on a few rare occasions... I'm NOT going to be using it to upload huge files or manage multiple convoluted websites on a daily basis.

Just log in, drag, drop, log off... Simplesssss
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This isn't an FTP, but a small program called DropBox. Check it out, even has an App for the iPhone. May be something you like :-)

https://www.dropbox.com/referrals/NTgzMzYwOTk5

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+1 for CyberDuck. It does the job nicely and you can't argue with the price.

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I use cyberduck too. I also like fugu
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Thanks guys ! CyberDuck worked a treat. I had to check the help file, cause I didn't have a two pain view that I'm used to... And it said thats what finder is for ! Cant argue with that LOL
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I use cyberduck for SFTP, but if you just want even more simple and easy peasy.. and you use Firefox... try fireftp. Works a charm!

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I use FileZilla
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+1 for CyberDuck. It does the job nicely and you can't argue with the price.
Gotta love the yellow rubber ducky.

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Another vote for Cyberduck.
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