What are the best Windows FTP servers?

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    #1ZFTPServer

    ZFTPServer
    ZFTPServer is a free Windows FTP server that features multi-lingual user interfaces, flexible access control for accounts and IP addresses, and passive/active mode connections.
    Software

    Windows

    Free- $999

    Rose Reid
    Written on July 26, 2017
    "The Topic, I would like to see Top instead of Best, best implies better than all other, while Top infers greater than best. The main point leaves a lot of info out, what if a novice was to come up this intro, they may not know what you are referring to. A simplified language might be helpful in selling a Windows based FTP server. You have a link to a youtube video, why could you embed the youtube video in the opening of the page, then there will be no room for mistakes in downloading and using the application. The Viewing the Solution page is a very busy page, it could be more simplified."
  2. 4

    #2FileZilla Server

    FileZilla Server
    FileZilla is a free FTP solution. It's an open source software distributed free of charge under the terms of the GNU General Public License
    Software

    Windows

    Free

    Jasmine He
    Written on July 2, 2017
    "I love FileZilla! This has really helped me control and organize and transfer my files the way I'd like. It works great and is fast and has increased my efficiency so much. "
  3. 4

    #3Microsoft IIS

    Microsoft IIS
    Internet Information Services (IIS) for Windows Server is a flexible, secure and manageable Web server for hosting anything on the Web, from media streaming to web applications.
    Software

    Windows

    Free

    Samuel Aguilar
    Written on March 23, 2017
    "FTP servers are a useful tool, but it can be hard to get them set up properly. Windows ISS is a source of helpful tools, scripts, and downloads, that you can use (as I did!) to help me make the most of my FTP server. "
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    #4Cerberus FTP

    Cerberus FTP
    Cerberus FTP Server is a secure Windows file server with FTP, FTPS, SFTP, HTTPS, FIPS 140-2 encryption, and Active Directory and LDAP authentication.
    Software

    Windows

    $89- $1,499

    Nancy Long
    Written on February 11, 2017
    "Cerberus FTP servers are a no fail. I haven't had one single problem with the servers. It is nice to have my own server and this is top notch when it comes to reliability. Definitely a must have in my book."
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    #5Titan FTP Server

    Titan FTP Server

    Titan FTP Server is an FTP and STFP server software for Windows. The user interface, which is available in English, German and Japanese, comes with an extensive module for server management and administration.

    Software

    Windows

    $599.95- Varies by plan

    Tracy Welsh
    Written on August 22, 2018
    "Started using Titan because it's recommended by Cisco to back up their call manager suite. It's worked flawlessly for 4 years. Recently started using some of the automation that's built in, so that we can send notifications when backups complete, rotate old backups to offsite storage, etc. Its worked so well that we will be implementing a second server for automating some other processes."
  3. 0

    #6Monsta FTP

    Monsta FTP

    Monsta FTP is a cloud-based FTP client created by Monsta Limited. It was developed in PHP & AJAX and can be used in browsers without installing software. It can be used to manage website with a beginner-friendly code editor and FTP options.

    Online Tools

    Free- Varies by plan

    Daniel Williams
    Written on August 21, 2018
    "It's worth considering some of the web-based alternatives, like Monsta FTP (disclaimer: I'm involved with this) They save you having to install software on every device; instead you do it all through your browser, with the same features as any desktop client."
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    #7Cyberduck

    Cyberduck
    Libre FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, S3 & OpenStack Swift browser for Mac and Windows.
    Other

    Free

    Ryan Hart
    Written on June 19, 2017
    "The solution link goes directly to the resource site. The program that is available for download seems like a good program, but the site is highly cluttered and offers little information about the application or general use of the program. Information about the specifics of the program are on the site, but are difficult to interpret by those who are not familiar with this type of program. "

Summary

Best What are the best Windows FTP servers
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1ZFTPServerSoftware 7 Free
2FileZilla ServerSoftware 4 Free
3Microsoft IISSoftware 4 Free
4Cerberus FTPSoftware 2 Paid
5Titan FTP ServerSoftware 1 Paid
6Monsta FTPOnline Tools 0 Free
7CyberduckOther 0 Free
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