Introduction to FTP


FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol, this service is one of TCP/IP facilities that enables you to transfer files between two computers on the Internet. Another great feature of FTP is translating text files automatically; as computers have different operating systems and different formats of the text files that need to be translated. That’s simply what FTP program does.


Files transfer is divided into:

  1. Download files: bringing files from Host computer to Local computer.
  2. Upload files: sending files from Local computer to Host computer.

FTP has many types, just type in Google search engine (FTP program) to download it.

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