What is FTP (File transfer protocol)?

FTP – File transfer protocol is used to communicate with the server for uploading and downloading site contents between computer and TCP/IP network.

How to use/connect FTP?

To connect FTP you need to install any of the FTP clients like Filezilla, CuteFTP, Winscp or you can use File Explorer to connect FTP. KLCWEB strongly recommended using FileZilla for FTP. You can use FTP script for ASP.NET, core to allow upload and download files via Site for your customers.

Connect FTP via Filezilla

FileZilla Client is a fast and reliable cross-platform FTP, FTPS and SFTP client with lots of useful features and an intuitive graphical user interface. 



CuteFTP Home transfers files between your PC and remote computers. Whether you’re publishing a Web page downloading the latest digital images, software, pages, or transferring large files between your local machine and Server , CuteFTP Home will get the job done quickly and easily, even if you’re a beginner.



WinSCP is a popular free SFTP and FTP client for Windows, a powerful file manager that will improve your productivity. It supports also Amazon S3, FTPS, SCP and WebDAV protocols. Power users can automate WinSCP using .NET assembly.


How does FTP work?

What is file transfer protocol (FTP)?

FTP connection needs two parties to establish and communicate on the network. To do that, users need to have permission by providing credentials to the FTP server. Some public FTP servers may not require credentials to access their files. The practice is common in a so-called anonymous FTP.