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Current Version: 3.5.1 (June 15, 2010)

Cyberduck is a free, open source SFTP (SSH Secure File Transfer) and FTP browser licensed under the GPL. It has been built from the ground up with usability in mind, having the same consistent graphical user interface for both SFTP and FTP browsing. Multiple connections are supported. Drag and drop is supported consequently for transferring files between server and client. A transfer queue keeps track of the pending file transfers. A simple bookmark manager ensures manageability. Core system technologies such as the Keychain and Rendezvous are supported. Cyberduck has been translated into numerous languages including Japanese, Chinese, Korean, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Dutch.

Version 3.5.1 makes the following enhancements:

  • [Bugfix] Crash opening Info window
  • [Bugfix] Nested folder not visible (Google Docs)
  • [Bugfix] Upload into folder not possible (Google Docs)
  • [Bugfix] Downloading spreadsheets fails with permission error (Google Docs)
  • [Bugfix] Replacing documents on upload adding new revision (Google Docs)

User Reviews

[2.4b4] "Cyberduck is a full featured open source FTP & SFTP client that's easily the best free FTP program available. It has everything the casual FTP user or those on a a budget need, including the ability to easily edit server files with Tex-Edit Plus, BBEdit and other common text editors. It's under active development, is very stable and has an attractive, highly functional interface. It just keeps getting better with every update."
—Jamie Kahn Genet, 3/10/2005

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