WS_FTP LE Retired. WS_FTP Now $49.95!

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.
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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