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How To Transfer Files Between FTP Servers?

How to transfer files between FTP easily? My answer is with the help of MultCloud. It also supports moving files between FTP and cloud drives or from one cloud drive to another.


Posted by @Catherine

Aug, 27, 2019 | 2 mins read



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What Does FTP Stand For?

FTP, or File Transfer Protocol, offers a way for two computers connected via the Internet to reliably transfer files. You may use FTP server for various different reasons, such as sharing files with people, or hosting a website. Usually, FTP transfers files between a remote server and the computer you are sitting at.

However, sometimes you want to transfer files from one remote server to another without involving your computer. Unfortunately, it means it need downloading the files manually from one site then uploading them to another. Fortunately, now with MultCloud, you don's have to download and re-upload any more!

What is MultCloud Used For?

MultCloud is a FREE multi-cloud management application, as its name suggests. It is designed for multiple cloud drives management but also supports multiple FTP servers. In summary, it is a website built entirely to help people transfer files between different services directly without downloading files to local disk.

How To Transfer Files Between FTP Servers with MultCloud

Above said MultCloud is a web-based multi-cloud management application, so first you should add your FTP account in MultCloud, entering FTP server, username and password, you can customize display name.


You can see the sentence this is done over an encrypted connection using SSL. Yes, it is. Thanks to this security system, it's 100% safe for you to use MultCloud. After you have added two FTP accounts in MultCloud, everything become easy. You can directly transfer files by dragging it from FTP 1 to FTP 2.

Transfer Files by Dragging
Transfer Files by Dragging

You can also copy files first, then paste it in another FTP server later.



There is still another method: Copy to.

"Copy to" Option

When you select "Copy to", in the pop-up window, you should select copy to where, of course is FTP 1, then click "Transfer". "Move" is an optional box, which means whether remove original file or not after transferring.

 Select the destination server to copy to
Select the destination server to copy to


Besides FTP server, MultCloud also supports cloud drives including Google Drive, Box, Dropbox, Amazon S3, SugarSync, WebDav, OneDrive, etc. There will be more and more cloud drives supported in the future. Besides transferring files, MultCloud can also preview files, share files. Welcome to add them and try with this FREE app.

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Multcloud Key Features

  • Transfer files in clouds, FTP and WebDav for easily file management & information delivery.

  • Sync two clouds or directories in two clouds through two-way sync or one-way sync.

  • Combine multiple cloud storages into one and manage them like in Windows explorer.