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Obtaining and Installing SmartFTP

Summary

SmartFTP is a Windows based graphical FTP, FTPS, SFTP and SSH client developed by SmartSoft and is made as commercial product. With SmartFTP, you can transfer files from your local computer to the server over the internet and is a great tool for managing and maintaining your website files. Amongst its many other features, some of the more unique are the integrated editor, terminal emulator and built in broswer. Although SmartFTP is not free, it does have a free 30 day trial. If a free FTP client is needed, there are several out there, such as FileZilla. If you are looking for different instructions regarding SmartFTP, please refer to the following articles:


Where and How to Download SmartFTP:

  1. Go to http://www.smartftp.com/
  2. Click the download button on the left hand column
  3. Click the version of SmartFTP you wish to use (32-bit or 64-bit).
  4. Once the download is complete, follow the installation instructions.

Congratulations, SmartFTP trial has now been installed to your computer. You are now ready to open the application and connect to your web hosting server using SmartFTP.

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