Xftp Tutorial

Downloading files from a remote host

Last modified: Tuesday, November 11, 2014 10:26 PM

If an SFTP or FTP connection is established, you can download files. There are various ways to download files or folders from the remote computer.

To download files with menu:

  1. Select files to download in the Remote Folder window.
  2. Place a Local Folder tab on either side of the Remote Folder tab.
  3. Choose one of the following three options.
    • On the Commands menu, click Transfer. And then, from the Transfer Destination dialog box, select the destination folder. 
    • From the menu opened by the right-click in the Remote Folder window, click Download.
    • On the Toolbar, click Transfer Left or Transfer Right.

To download files with drag and drop:

  1. Select files to download in the Remote Folder window.
  2. Drag the selected files and drop them onto the Local Folder.
Note: The selected files can be dropped onto the Desktop or Window Explorer.

To download files with copy and paste:

  1. Select files to download in the Remote Folder window.
  2. Choose one of the following three options:
    • On the Edit menu, click Copy.
    • From the menu opened by the right-click in the Remote Folder window, click Copy.
  3. Click the Local Folder window.
  4. Choose one of the following three options:
    • On the Edit menu, click Paste.
    • From the menu opened by the right-click in the Local Folder window, click Paste.

To download files after creating a download list:

  1. Select files to download in the Remote Folder window.
  2. Right-click on the selected files, and then click Queue.

To resume downloads in pause status:

    Select one of the following methods.
    • In the Transfers window, right-click on the paused transfers, and then click Resume.
    • Right-click on the Transfer window, click Resume All.