Installing FileZilla Client: Installation

FileZilla - The free FTP solutionThis post is part of the Installing FileZilla Client series. FileZilla is a free software, cross-platform FTP application, consisting of FileZilla Client and FileZilla Server. Client binaries are available for Windows, Linux, and macOS; server binaries are available for Windows only. This series is taking a look only at the Windows FileZilla client.

With the FileZilla client downloaded, the next step is to install it. Run the downloaded executable:

Windows Explorer showing the downloaded file

Accept the license agreement and privacy policy by clicking I Agree:

License agreement and privacy policy

Decide if anyone can use the installed software or only yourself and then click Next:

Choose Installation Options

Decide which features should be installed; I have opted for everything except the desktop icon. Click Next to proceed:

Choose Components

Check the Destination Folder and click Next:

Choose Install Location

The installer will offer additional software; the No,thanks option is buried in the image; I’ve highlighted it by ringing it in red. Click Next:

Install Additional Software

Leave the checkbox unmarked to decline the installation of Opera (I was an Opera 12 user, but when they abandoned their users I migrated to Vivaldi). Click Next to proceed:

Install Additional Software

Once the installation has finished, click Finish to close the installer

Completing FileZilla Client Setup

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