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How to Transfer Files with SmartFTP

Summary

Once you have connected to the server using SmartFTP, transferring files within SmartFTP has been simplified to a simple drag and drop process. If you are looking for different instructions regarding SmartFTP, please refer to the following articles:


Transfering Files

  • To transfer files directly from your local machine, simply click the file before dragging and dropping files or folders into the FTP screen from the program window or your desktop.
  • To transfer the files through the FTP client without multiple windows, drag and drop from one side of the FTP client window to the other, depending on if the files are moving to or from the remote server.
  • An alternative to the dragging and dropping of files within the FTP client is to click on the file to be transferred then click on the arrow buttons between the two panes, indicating whether the transfer is to be to the remote server or your local machine.
SmartFTP as additional option for transfering files such as setting up filters for selective transferring. For mor information on setting this up, please see the SmartFTP knowledge base article How to Selectively Transfer Files.
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