FTP/SSL Client Libraries
Writing an application that needs to connect to FTP or FTP/SSL servers? Use one of the following libraries.
Disclaimer: This site was created by developers of one of components listed below. This is why you will not find here review or detailed comparison charts of .NET components. Read The pitfalls of comparison charts blogpost by Lukas for more reasons why we don't find comparison charts helpful. In short - you have to check if the specific component is good for your specific development habits and your specific usage scenario.
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|Rebex FTP/SSL||FTP/SSL library from creators of this site. Under continuous improvement since 2002. Runs on .NET on Windows, Linux and OS X, .NET CF, Xamarin.iOS, Xamarin.Android. Pure C# code.|
|CoreFTP||Open source ftp library. Looks abandoned. Last update: 2018|
|Dart PowerTCP FTP|
|FluentFTP||Opensource FTP library|
|FTP_dotNet||Open source FTP library. Looks abandoned. Last update: 2021|
|FtpWebRequest class||Part of .NET Framework since version 2. Many find this API a bit uneasy to use.|
|Kellerman FTP Library|
|nSoftware SSL||Also know as IP Works SSL component|
|Secure Blackbox||Used to be called Eldos Secure Blackbox. Now is owned by the /n software.|
|WinSCP library||Wrapper around scripting interface of popular SFTP/SCP Windows client.|