FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol. Simply put, it's a way of getting files to-and-from a storage system on a network. FTP usage is featured in several courses across Sheridan, often for web design purposes. To learn more about FTP, click here.


FTP client options

There are plenty of free FTP software titles out there, our 2 favourites include:

Cyberduck FTP client software



FileZilla FTP client software




If you have any issue with any of the FTP client software options, please contact us directly by emailing mactech@sheridancollege.ca

If you have any issues with respect to connecting to an FTP server, please contact your instructor and they will point you in the right direction. Alternatively, if you know who specifically looks after the FTP server, you could contact them directly.