NEWYoo-hoo! Commander One runs natively on Mac computers with Apple silicon: M1 and M2 series!
Full protocol support
Have a fast and secure way to transfer and share your files via FTP protocol with the help of Commander One – a reliable FTP client for Mac.
Tabbed browsing, multiple connections at a time – all to provide flawless and effective file transfer for Mac.
FTP server as a local drive
While using this FTP client Mac users can map FTP server as their local drive to work with files as if they are located at their local machine — copy, delete, create, edit, etc.
The fastest way to access and manage all your clouds and network servers in one place with this FTP for Mac solution.
This FTP and SFTP client for Mac lets you connect to remote servers via different protocols.
Access and work with your Amazon S3 or S3-compatible storage account, link entire storage or certain buckets.
This Mac FTP app allows you also to connect to WebDAV protocol server and manage files directly from Commander One.
Mount multiple Dropbox accounts. Integrate Dropbox to share files directly from the app.
Mount multiple Google Drive accounts to work with all your sheets and docs in a professional dual-pane style.
Link your Microsoft storage with Commander One and access your online files the same way as local ones.
Mount all your OpenStack documents without synchronizing with your Mac and copying the content on the hard drive.
Download from and upload files to B2 cloud storage with Commander One Backblaze client for Mac.
Manage your documents directly on Box cloud storage as this FTP app for Mac supports work with cloud storages. Get more opportunities for Box file sharing with our file manager.
Support for encryption on online connections
Commander One allows having encrypted file transfer between your Mac and popular cloud storages and remote servers. Have safe work with files due to FTP encryption with our FTP software for Mac.
- Web services (FTP, Amazon S3, WebDAV)
- Cloud storages (Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive and more)
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Learn more about Encryption on Online Connections
Free file manager
Besides being a reliable FTP client for Mac, Commander One is packed with the most important functionality for fast and reliable file management. No matter if you are a professional or just finding your way to becoming one — Commander One is your all-in-one solution for full control over your documents.
Show hidden files
A handy button on the toolbar displays all hidden files
Fonts & Colors
Set any colors for a visually pleasing experience
Access and manage many files and folders at a time
History and Favorites
Instantly access your favorites or folders that you already opened
essentials at your fingertips
Assign hotkeys to any action
With multiple tabs, you won't need to close the folders while working with others
Convenient items selection
A handy tool allows a flexible selection of files
File operations queue
Have your file operations queued in the background
helpful tools you get for free
Compress or extract the archive with an ease
Built-in file viewer
Hex and Binary files are supported as well as text, media, image, HTML
List of Computers in local network
Easy access to shared computers over the network
Benefit from the most profound access to your files
The amazing PRO Pack features of Commander One are available for 15 days for free!
Mount various online storages to your Mac and use them as local drives.
Mount your iOS device as a disk.
Manage files on your Android device, including media information and photos.
Connect any MTP device (e.g. camera) and manage its files as in local folder on Mac.
Compress and extract
Work with ZIP, RAR, TBZ, TGZ, 7z files.
A fast emulator adds much-needed features. Get access to FTP from Mac Terminal.
View all processes running on your Mac with the possibility to quit any of them.
Various color themes let you personalize your Commander One.
How to connect to FTP via Commander One
With the help of Commander One, you are guaranteed to have seamless work with all the files stored on any of your FTP servers. Just follow these simple steps:
Launch this FTP client for Mac.
Invoke the connection manager in Commander One either by:
- clicking the respective icon on the toolbar;
- selecting Window → Connections Manager in the menu;
- using the Command+F hotkey.
Choose the FTP icon and complete the required settings.
Specify the name of the connection, server's address and the port, and your login credentials.
Choose the connection mode - active or passive.
Specify the remote path. This is the directory on the server that will hold the files you upload.
Frequently Asked Questions
MacOS offers a built-in facility for connecting to a remote host. To do this, you need to click "Go to" in the Finder and select "Connect to Server". However, this type of connection offers limited functionality, viewing and reading files only. For full use, you must use special apps called FTP clients.
An FTP client is a program for easy access to an FTP server. With it, you can easily and quickly access files stored on the server, view them, edit, copy and download.
If you need to have full access to your FTP server with the ability not only to view but also edit, delete, upload and download then you definitely need to use Mac FTP client.
It is hard to find a decent Mac FTP software, as there is a lot of them on the market and each claims to be the perfect one. The best client should be reliable, easy to use, and secure. Besides that, support for different protocols and cloud storages would be also a plus. However, many men many minds and it’s all up to you which Mac FTP client would be the best one for you.
The best Mac OS FTP client is the one that meets all your requirements. However, you should keep in mind, that a good FTP for Mac should be user-friendly, secure, and fast. All these criteria are perfectly combined in Commander One - an excellent FTP client and a file manager with Mac terminal.
Yes, as the app uses Advanced Encryption Standard to add an extra layer of protection to your online files. In addition, Commander One doesn’t store any of your credentials, and all your passwords are thoroughly kept in macOS Keychain.
Commander One is a free file manager, however, for some additional features, you would need to pay $29.99 to unlock extra functionality and have seamless and professional file management.