FileZilla Client 3.17.0 released

FileZilla Client 3.17.0 recently released, is an open source, cross-platform graphical FTP (port 21), SFTP (port 22), and FTPS (FTP over SSL/TLS – Port 990) client with lots of features and an intuitive graphical user interface. Among others, the features of FileZilla includes Supports FTP, FTP over SSL/TLS (FTPS) and SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP), Cross-platform.


Chnagelog since v3.17.0-rc1:

New features:

  • Recursivly queing local files for upload now displays the progress below the local file list
  • MSW: Use dynamic TCP send buffer sizes to improve upload speeds on high-latency connections
  • SFTP: Use hardware-accelerated AES on x86_64 CPUs if available by using the AES implementation from Nettle instead of PuTTY
  • Building FileZilla now depends on the Nettle library, version 3.1 or later
  • Building FileZilla now depends on libfilezilla >= 0.5.0 (

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • *nix: Removed a label on the filter dialog that doesn’t apply to *nix builds
  • Fix compilation if Nettle is installed in a custom location
  • Fix potential issues with destruction order when closing FileZilla
  • MSW: The installer now warns if it detects old versions of FileZilla outside of the installation directory
  • Improve compatibility with directory listings where midnight is represented as 24:00:00 of the prior day
  • SFTP: Failed downloads due to write failures, e.g. due to a full disk, no longer show up as successful
  • SFTP: Fix transfer failures if multiple transfers try to list the same directory
  • SFTP: Updated PuTTY components
  • FTP over TLS: Debug logs now contain additional information about the TLS handshake

Install FileZilla Client 3.17.0 on Ubuntu OS

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:n-muench/programs-ppa

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install filezilla

Install via package if PPA isn’t up to date

32bit OS


tar -xjvf FileZilla_3.17.0_i586-linux-gnu.tar.bz2

sudo rm -rf /opt/filezilla*

sudo mv **FileZilla3** /opt/**filezilla3**

sudo ln -sf /opt/**filezilla3**/bin/filezilla /usr/bin/filezilla


64bit OS

tar -xjvf FileZilla_3.17.0_x86_64-linux-gnu.tar.bz2

sudo rm -rf /opt/filezilla*

sudo mv **FileZilla3** /opt/**filezilla3**

sudo ln -sf /opt/**filezilla3**/bin/filezilla /usr/bin/filezilla

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