When comparing FileZilla vs WinSCP, the Slant community recommends WinSCP for most people. In the question“What are the best FTP clients for Windows?” WinSCP is ranked 1st while FileZilla is ranked 2nd.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
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 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.
In addition to Windows, FileZilla client is available for Unix, OSX and Linux.
Pro SFTP support
Pro Supports FTP and SFTP
Pro Not bundled with Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUP)
Does not attempt to install unwanted software on installation.
Pro Free and open-source
It has very good compatibility with the other tools of this segment (e.g. PuTTY)
No Installation required.
Pro Can protect stored passwords by strong AES cipher
Pro Integrated basic text editor
It has a integrated basic function text editor to create/edit/update files directly from client.
Con Does not support UNC
Does not support UNC.
This makes working with the "Library"-function in WIn 7, 8, 10 not possible when working over a network.