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    Best FREE Simple FTP for Mac?
    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!

    Doug

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    I use FileZilla

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    Quote Originally Posted by cwa107 View Post
    +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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    chas_m
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    Another vote for Cyberduck.

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