Free FTP server

Looking for a free FTP server? We’ve scoured the internet looking for the best options and shortlist the best ones for each categories:

  1. hosting companies that provide a free FTP server as part of their free plan
  2. a list of publicly accessible FTP servers that allow anonymous access
  3. server software you can install on your own hardware.

Fully managed / online FTP servers

Some hosting companies are offering free FTP storage coming with FTP access such as:

FTP server with anonymous access

A lot of publicly available FTP servers allow anonymous access which mean you can connect to those even without any account at all. Among them:

Free Server software

A lot of the FTP servers can be used for free. The most popular ones are:

If you want to dig your options deeper, wikipedia also list a few more options

Other freebies

Filezilla is the historic FTP client used by almost everyone but isn’t the only one. Our online FTP tool makes it possible to transform your FTP server into an online file manager:

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