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Five cost-effective FTP clients

Introduction

The cloud may be taking over as the de facto online storage solution, but the need for FTP (file transfer protocol) clients remains a standard need for business. Back in the 90s there were few options for FTP clients─you used one and you were happy. Now, however, when FTP's popularity has waned, plenty of options are available.

But are their solid free entries to fill this need?

The answer to that question is a resounding yes. Let's take a look at some of the best options to see whether one of them could meet your FTP needs.

Note: This gallery is also available as an article.

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About Jack Wallen

Jack Wallen is an award-winning writer for TechRepublic and Linux.com. He’s an avid promoter of open source and the voice of The Android Expert. For more news about Jack Wallen, visit his website jackwallen.com.

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