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Ipswitch is retiring the WS_FTP LE product. But now you can purchase WS_FTP Professional, our top-of-the-line file transfer client, for only $49.95.
WS_FTP Professional offers much more than WS_FTP LE :
- More Security: Protect files at rest with OpenPGP encryption and in transit via SFTP (FTP over SSH) or FTPS (AES 256-bit encryption). File integrity checking using SHA-1 or SHA-2. FIPS 140-2 certified.
- More Flexibility: Transfer files over FTP, FTPS, SFTP, SSL, SSH and HTTPS/S transfer protocols.
- More Automation: Restart transfer upon fail, auto-delete files, enable email notifications, and compress or encrypt files upon transfer.
- Better Support: All customers get access to online support, knowledge base and community. Optional unlimited email and telephone support available.
|Simple||WS_FTP LE (Retired)||WS_FTP Professional|
|Connection Wizard – Step-by-step instructions to help you quickly connect to an FTP server.||Yes||Yes|
|Easy File Transfers – Simple drag-and-drop or single-click transfers.||Yes||Yes|
|HotDrop – Transfer files by dragging them to a designated HotDrop folder.||Yes||Yes|
|Web transfers – Connect and transfer files over HTTP/S connections with full file/folder listings and navigation.||No||Yes|
|Networked UNC Paths – access shared drives in your local folder by either IP address or machine name.||No||Yes|
|Choice of Protocols – transfer protocols include FTP, FTPS/SSL (256-bit), SFTP/SSH (256-bit), HTTP/S (256-bit).||No||Yes|
|Performance – Quicker display and faster navigation through large directory trees when opening/closing the application.||Yes||Yes|
|Quick Search – Easily locate and transfer files using Windows® desktop search engines.||Yes||Yes|
|Thumbnails – Thumbnails of images on your computer or any server that you connect to.||Yes||Yes|
|Linked Folders – Simultaneous folder navigation between any two connections with the same tree structure.||Yes||Yes|
|Customizable Interface – Define your color, sounds, toolbar, and sorting preferences.||Yes||Yes|
|Logging – Easily keep records of FTP activities with the Transfer History and Connection Log.||Yes||Yes|
|Email Notification – users can easily set up email notifications to be automatically sent when a transfer occurs.||No||Yes|
|Post-Transfer Automation – schedule a post transfer action: delete, move or rename the source file. Use scripts to automate recurring tasks.||No||Yes|
|Schedule – schedule one time or recurring file transfers.||No||Yes|
|Compress – files can be automatically compressed.||No||Yes|
|Basic 128-bit Transfer Encryption – Basic 128-bit encryption protects files from being compromised during transfers over SSL / FTPS connections.||Yes||Yes|
|File integrity checking – File integrity checking uses built-in CRC32 and MD5 file verification mechanisms to validate that transferred files have not been compromised.||Yes||Yes|
|Enhanced SSL Certificate Management – Import full Certificate Authority from PKCS#12 formatted certificates into the Trusted Authority database.||Yes||Yes|
|Built-In File Encryption – OpenPGP encryption of files and folders locally or before transferring files to a remote server.||No||Yes|
|AES 256-Bit Encryption – 256-bit AES encryption protects files during transfer over FTPS/SSL, SFTP/SSH or HTTP/S.||No||Yes|
|Guaranteed Delivery – Built-in file integrity algorithms including SHA-1, SHA-256 and SHA-512 to ensure files are not compromised in transit.>||No||Yes|