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Attribute Ratings

  • Wing FTP Server is rated higher in 3 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Usability, Support Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

7.4

FileZilla

74%
36 Ratings
8.9

Wing FTP Server

89%
2 Ratings

Usability

9.4

FileZilla

94%
4 Ratings
10.0

Wing FTP Server

100%
1 Rating

Support Rating

9.3

FileZilla

93%
29 Ratings
10.0

Wing FTP Server

100%
2 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

FileZilla

I use FileZilla to securely upload files that are not permitted to be sent via insecure methods like email or web forms. FileZilla is great to test the ability to "reach" the remote SFTP server and to verify my files arrived. Once I have tested that, then our internal IT group automates the uploads to these third parties, however I can always manually log into FIleZilla to verify the uploads.
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Wing FTP Software

If FTP is your primary setup, you're fine. SFTP would cost 4 times as much. However, it's a small price to pay for stability and security. Plus, it comes with 1 year of support.
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Pros

FileZilla

  • Strips away unwanted underlying code from products that produce documents using any Microsoft product that is not needed in our products.
  • The nice part is that it strips away hidden code such as ctrl and another digit that is not necessary or can be replaced with the correct coding to produce standard processes such as graphics using ANSI or another protocol as well as line feeds and header masks.
  • We are in the process of determining if their pro product will function in the way we want it to across networks rather than going to each workstation to make changes decreasing our productivity.
  • We are also evaluating whether their technical support is responsive.
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Wing FTP Software

  • Uploads content quickly.
  • Is easy to use.
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Cons

FileZilla

  • Website slow to download from - This is a minor gripe, and only a one time thing, but in writing this review I decided to install the latest version of FileZilla just to make sure I was running the latest and greatest. Turns out that it takes 10 minutes to download from their website, on a 50 Mbit dedicated business line.
  • Some features locked behind Pro - The free version of FileZilla lacks some features that would be nice to have without requiring the upgrade to Pro. However, FileZilla Pro is quite affordable and so if you need integration with Google Drive, OneDrive, DropBox, Box, or many others, then it's definitely worth it.
  • Auto-update could be improved - I had a version of FileZilla installed and it would not auto update. In fact, Mac OS X required me to remove it, saying that it was malware. I re-downloaded FileZilla again after this, but it was odd. At other times, it seems that FileZilla auto-updates just fine.
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Wing FTP Software

  • Could have provided more clear tutorials to install and setup.
  • Maybe a setup video linked to customer page.
  • Offer SFTP and FTPS as standard instead o Enterprise version as SFTP is becoming the new standard.
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Pricing Details

FileZilla

Starting Price

Editions & Modules

FileZilla editions and modules pricing
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Footnotes

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    Wing FTP Server

    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

    Wing FTP Server editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules

    Footnotes

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      No setup fee

      Additional Details

      Usability

      FileZilla

      FileZilla is really easy to understand and makes it easy to log into servers to upload files. Moving files around is a breeze (even if it's a little tedious to wait for large quantities to move one by one) and editing html and css files directly is a feature it would be difficult for us to live without
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      Wing FTP Software

      Stable and secure. Easy to use. Just works.
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      Support Rating

      FileZilla

      I've always found the setup of FileZilla to be easy to use and setting up new sites has been quick. In working with FileZilla, I haven't had any issues. I rate it high because it's easy, quick, and free. I think anyone that is familiar with File Explorer can use FileZilla.
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      Wing FTP Software

      Support was amazing in getting setup.
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      Alternatives Considered

      FileZilla

      Both perform the job they are expected to do, and they are easy to use. The FileZilla software is a desktop-based app, so I can only access it on the device on which it was installed. Cisco Secure Email allows you to send emails as you would normally, but the email and attachments are secure.
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      Wing FTP Software

      I find that Wing FTP Server stacks up fairly against competitors, and offers efficiency and speed not found in all media sharing programs. I love that I am able to effectively share media quickly. Our company has tried all different media sharing programs and this one is of our top choices.
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      Return on Investment

      FileZilla

      • The fact that FileZilla is free is an immediate advantage over other filesharing applications when it comes to maintaining a tight budget.
      • FileZilla being open-source means that new updates and maintenance are also cost-free.
      • The fact that no licenses are required means zero capital expenditure, another bonus.
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      Wing FTP Software

      • Overall good impact on our business objectives.
      • This helps share media in a very quick manner.
      • Great for large file sharing.
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