Filezilla is an FTP software which is generally used to transfer files between two hosts (eg. from your local machine to your server). It is cross-platform which means it is available for all operating systems. Filezilla supports FTP(file transfer protocol), SFTP(ssh file transfer protocol) and FTPS.

Make sure you have OS X 10.5 or greater. Below are the steps to get FileZilla for mac os x and to install

Step 1: Go to download page of FileZilla, download the filezilla*.tar.bz2. Now go to “Downloads” folder and double click on this tar.bz2 file to extract the FileZilla application software.

Step 2: Drag the “FileZilla application file” in the “Applications” folder and you are done.

Step 3: Press “F4” and open FileZilla.

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Step 4: Enter the IP address, username and password of your server, and you can specify port number as 22.

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