Best FTP/SFTP/FTPS Server for Windows/Linux/Mac/Solaris
Wing FTP Server is an application designed to create and manage a FTP server that supports transfer protocols such as FTP, FTPS, HTTP, HTTPS and SFTP. This secure FTP server software works on Windows, Linux, Mac OSX, and Solaris. It provides admins with a web based interface to administer the server from anywhere.
Most importantly, it simplifies the often complicated processes of setting up a secure (but accessible) file transfer server. Anyone capable of registering a domain name can use its web-based administration control panel to configure all the necessary settings. And its advanced settings, such as scheduled tasks, help power users automate routine tasks so their server practically runs itself.
There are three editions of Wing FTP Server: Standard, Secure and Corporate Edition. Each package has its own feature set, and are differences in price as well as the max domain number, max user accounts per domain and max concurrent connections per domain.
The program has rich features and easy to use interface. There is an online demo server for you to explore the new features available in the Wing FTP Server. You can also explore the web-based administration and web-based client.
The major features of Wing FTP Server:
Cross Platform - You can run the server on Windows, Linux, Mac OSX and Solaris.
Multiple Protocols - Supports FTP, FTPS(FTP over SSL), HTTP, HTTPS, and SFTP(FTP over SSH).
FIPS 140-2 - Uses OpenSSL FIPS 140-2 validated cryptographic module (certificate #1051).
IPv6 Support - You can add IPv6 listeners or IPv6 access rules like IPv4.
Web-Based Administration - Administrate your file server anytime, anywhere.
Web-Based Client - Access your files anytime, anywhere.
Multiple Domains - You can run multiple virtual servers on the same IP address.
Task Scheduler - Uses the Lua scripting tasks to appoint an action at a specified time.
Programmable Event Manager - Executes Lua Scripts, sends out emails and implements third-party software.
Multiple Authentication Types - XML files, ODBC database, Mysql database, LDAP and Windows Authentication (NTLM or Active Directory).
Application Programming Interface - Provides a set of APIs that can be called in Lua Scripts.
Audit & Report - All the transactions will be captured into a database, then you can analyze it and generate reports in real time.
Virtual Directories - Allows you to map virtual directories to physical directories, and you can also use UNC path or mapped drives for virtual directories.
Real-Time Information - Enables you to monitor your FTP server in real-time. You can monitor each user connected to your server and gather detailed information about them.
Ratio, disk quota system - Every user can be assigned individual disk quota, ratio and bandwidth.
Multiple Languages - Now supports 13 languages - English, Français, Deutsch, Italiano, Nederlands, Português, Español, 简体中文, 繁體中文, 日本語, Český, Română, Türkçe.
The Web Client contains basic functions similar to Windows Explorer and brings the following major features:
Support for iPhone/Andriod - This feature aims to help iphone or andriod users to enjoy easy and convenient access to files anywhere.
Web Links - Share your files with direct web links, you can also set the limit number of download and expiration date.
Multiple Files Upload/Download - You can upload or download multiple files at the same time.
Thumbnail View Mode - With this you can see small images representing the contents of any file without having to download the entire file.
Online Text Editor - This function enables you to view or modify a text file.
Picture Viewer - You can watch PNG, JPG, GIF, BMP photos with the picture viewer or play them as slide show.
Zip/Unzip Files - Zip or unzip files(folders) on the server, save your download/upload time.
FTP Server Software Downloads
Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista,
Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows 10.
Linux 32-bit with kernel 2.6+.
Linux 64-bit with kernel 2.6+.
Mac OS X 10.4+ Intel x86.
Solaris 10/11 Intel 64-bit.
To properly run Wing FTP Server on your computer, the following system requirements are recommended:
Memory: 128 MB of system memory (RAM)
Display: SVGA(1024 x 768) or higher is required when using the administration program
Disk space: 30 MB free hard disk drive space
Operating System: Windows 2000, Windows XP(32/64bits), Windows 2003(32/64bits), Windows Vista(32/64bits), Windows 2008(32/64bits), Windows 7(32/64bits), Mac OS X v10.4 or later, Linux(kernel 2.6.x), Solaris 10.
Web browser for web administration: IE 6.0+, Firefox 1.5+, Google Chrome, Opera 9.1+, Safari 3.1+, etc...
How to Use FTP Server Software
FTP Server Editions
Remote Web-Based administration
Unlimited domains number
100 user accounts per domain
50 concurrent connections per domain
Support virtual directory mapping
Support transfer ratios and quotas
2-year free upgrade protection(includes minor upgrades and major upgrades)
Lifetime technical support
200 user accounts per domain
100 concurrent connections per domain
FTPS (FTP over SSL)
SFTP using SSH2 (File transfer over secure shell)
HTTPS (Web client)
All features in the standard edition
Unlimited accounts number
Unlimited concurrent connections
Database storage of accounts via ODBC
Database storage of accounts via Mysql
Task schedulers with lua script
Windows Authentication (NTLM or Active Directory)
All features in the secure edition