WS_FTP LE Retired. WS_FTP Now $29.95!

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 $29.95.

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.
Ipswitch File Transfer is part of the Ipswitch family of IT tools and services.
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
Functional
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
Secure
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