The wide variety of FTP software
programs available on the Internet today is giving users the opportunity to perform the necessary FTP connections
for uploading or downloading files via an interface that matches their requirements to the maximum.
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Browser-like FTP Software
The general practice shows that the FTP clients
-like web interface are being most often used and are preferred by the users. Just like typing the address of a website in the browser to access the matching website over the HTTP network protocol, users need to specify the address of the FTP server
that they wish to connect in the FTPProgram's host address/server field.
FTPPro FTP client
One of the most popular browser-type FTP client
tools, FTPPro, boasts the look and feel of the Windows Internet Explorer, which makes it widely accessible to users. It supports all IE functions with an added FTP option. The file migration operations from users' local computers to remote servers are executed with simple drag-and-drop actions. There are no complicated multi-step data transfers typical of the majority of the FTP Programs
. FTPPro is so intuitive and flexible that you can minimize it at any time to take care of other tasks on your schedule list while file transfers are taking place.
There is an advanced version of FTPPro, used for transferring files to and from zip archives, named 1st Choice Zip. It is characterized by the same Internet Explorer-like interface and allows all of the files/folders contained in any directory in the user's local computer to be drag-and-dropped to any zip archive within seconds.