What is Filezilla and how to Use Filezilla – Guide

FileZilla is a powerful and essential open source software distributed free of charge for transferring files over the Internet. It is a very popular FTP client and is used by webmasters from all over the world. In this article we will show how to use and Download Filezilla for files transfer of your website.

What is filezilla?

It is free cross-platform and FTP application software consisting of FileZilla Client and FileZilla Server available for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. It supports FTP, SFTP, and FTPS (FTP over SSL/TLS). It was the 9th most popular download of all time from Source Forge.

How to use filezilla

It easier to file transfers from one host to another host over the Internet by allowing you to drag and drop file icons between windows. After download (link given below) and installed Filezilla software after open the program, enter the name of the FTP host and your username and password. Leave you port blank as it is already set to default value i.e. 21. This is the port you connect to your server through. For standard FTP you will use port 21. SFTP will use port 22 for VPS and dedicated servers. Here is example to get FTP access of your website-

Website URL: example.com
FTP Host: ftp.example.com
Username: username@example.com
Password: your_password

Download filezilla

You can download Filezilla FTP software from here: