When comparing Cyberduck vs FileZilla, the Slant community recommends Cyberduck for most people. In the question“What are the best FTP clients for OS X?” Cyberduck is ranked 2nd while FileZilla is ranked 3rd. The most important reason people chose Cyberduck is:
It's free to download from the developers according to the [FAQ](https://trac.cyberduck.io/wiki/help/en/faq), however donation models are not allowed on the Mac store, which is why it costs $23.99 there.
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Pro Free to download
It's free to download from the developers according to the FAQ, however donation models are not allowed on the Mac store, which is why it costs $23.99 there.
Pro Easy and intuitive user interface
Pro Dedicated FTP app that performs well
Sticks to being a simple FTP app without adding more features. No need for other file managing features that are not related to FTP purposes. A client that is simply a nice GUI as apposed to just using a command line.
Pro S3 and WebDav
Browses Amazon Simple Storage Service like your harddisk and supports about any webdav service like box, dropbox, google drive or your own personal nas.
Pro Free and open source
FileZilla is free open-source software distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License free of charge. Basically this means that everyone, including corporate entities, can use FileZilla, including but not limited to private, educational and commercial use.
Pro SFTP support
Supports FTP, FTPS (SSL) and SFTP (SSH)
In addition to Windows, FileZilla client is available for Unix, OSX and Linux.
Pro Suppots FTP and FTPS
FileZilla Server is a server that supports FTP and FTP over SSL/TLS which provides secure encrypted connections to the server.
Pro Kind of de-facto standard
If you're troubleshooting things, everybody will first try if it works with File-Zilla.
Con Upgraded to High Sierra, and there's an iCloud conflict when using Cyberduck
Con Installs junk software on your computer
The installer will install adware by default.