Learn FTP Service

The easiest way of managing the files of your Web Hosting account remains the FTP Service!


The File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a standard network protocol used for transferring files between a client and a server. FTP is one of the oldest methods (dating back to 1971) and it is still utilized. FTP is based on a client-server model architecture allowing users to establish a connection by providing credentials to the FTP server. Via FTP users are able to transfer, edit, and manage web files.


In this section, we will review the most popular and widely used FTP Clients and guide you on how to take advantage of the essential functionalities in order to be able to efficiently manage your files.

Categories of FTP Service Tutorials

• FileZilla

FileZilla is a free, open-source FTP Client that allows you to transfer your web files and manage and edit them remotely.

• WinSCP

WinSCP (Windows Secure Copy) is a free and open-source FTP Client for Microsoft Windows. It allows secured file transferring, remote management and file synchronization.

• CuteFTP

CuteFTP is an FTP Client distributed and supported by GlobalSCAPE. With CuteFTP you can securely transfer and remotely manage your web files.