There are lots of ftp clients available for beginning webmasters. Take, for example, the FTP Commander (free version). Beginners tend to view the absence of extra keys as one of the program's large pluses. But how many keys are actually needed for working comfortably, and what kind of program do professionals choose? This is like asking which is better, a large limousine or a sports car? It all depends on the situation and the purpose for which it's needed.
In this sense FTP Commander Deluxe was designed for the most demanding webmasters and has just about everything the professional expects from similar programs and even a little more.
Secure ftp client includes all current safety standards, such as SSL, TLS, SSH, PGP, password encryption. FTP client supports multithreading data transfer, the ability to synchronize folders and files, scripting, and 128-256 bit encryption. You can create separate rules for error handling, file copying, event handling, and determine what actions the program should perform after completing these processes.
Lets examine the capabilities of FTP Commander Deluxe program in more detail. Dont worry, you wont see forty windows and links to a lot of hidden functions. The program has a very visual, convenient and intuitive interface with "drag-and-drop support. Theres nothing superfluous, meaning that both the novice and the advanced user can start working immediately in a familiar environment.
Deluxe ftp client creates all the necessary number of sessions to support single file transfer. This allows you to continue navigating a site during file transfer. Program settings allow you to provide "smart" rules for renaming files and handling extensions, rules for changing the registry and adjusting the transmission mode (ASCII or Binary), and there is also a special editor for CR-LF symbols. This is very important for editing scripts. The ftp program can automatically switch into or out of passive transmission mode if it is necessary to correct mistakes in the connection's parameter input.
The FTP client is equipped with a very convenient site manager (ftp server editor), which allows you to work easily with a large number of sites, and it has a built-in zip archiver, so you can keep an archived copy of the site on the server and automatically extract compressed files, which reduces the number of extra steps for the user.
FTP software allows working with file groups and changing of file attributes on the ftp server in a separate window. With the special editor, they can be edited right on the server. You can also create additional custom ftp commands with the macro language and add them to your primary menu. The customized commands can be conveniently grouped under various labels. You can also link to an external HTML editor for editing web pages and other files.
Unlike amateur sites, commercial sites need to have information security more than anything. Imagine what kind of losses would occur in case of a crash. It is worth considering the fact that the otherwise remarkable FTP protocol has one real flaw: according to FTP protocol, data is not encoded and thus a malicious person can intercept your login ID and password. But FTP Commander Deluxe ftp client possesses built-in fully functional support for Shell Access, FTPS (File Transfer Protocol using SSL), SFTP (Secure File Transfer Protocol) and other protocols, without requiring additional installation or a connection to additional external libraries. Thus, all data traffic is encrypted and no one can intercept your login ID and password.
Among other ftp client functions we should mention the ability to get and recover interrupted downloads, support for connecting to a server with special commands to prevent being disconnected, maintaining ftp log files, comparing and synchronizing directories in different time zones with a double click, tracking buffer exchange, transferring files larger than 1 GB, support for proxy, firewalls, SOCKS 4, 4.5 and 5, indication of download speed, ability to assign the original directory to each server, both on the server itself and on the local hard disk. This allows you to speed up your work and avoid separate searches. Thus, after connecting you will receive a server open to the catalogue needed on the right, and on the left the hard disk is pointing to the same catalogue. Different files are color highlighted between the local directory and the server. A built in task scheduler can perform your work overnight, while you are asleep.
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