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FTP On The Go Review:Our Rating 8/10

FTP on the go is a tool used by apple mobile user to edit, delete and transfer files securely from their FTP server to mobile devices and vice versa. Unlike most of the ftp clients, FTP on the go has a lot of features that makes it a sophisticated FTP client turning a simple mobile device to a tool for managing files and folders in a secure manner.

Key Features

Features Supported Rating 1-5
Cost Free and paid version ($13.99CAD) 3
Fast Transfer Speed

 

Yes.

 

3
Ease of upload/ download Yes

It has a really easy to use interface which makes it extremely easy to use for any kind of user.

5
Multiple Protocols

 

Yes

FTP, SFTP, FTPS

5
Site Managing Yes 4
Direct media file upload Yes

Media files (pictures, music and videos) can be uploaded directly from the mobile device to the FTP server

4
Search Capabilities Yes

A search function can be done to search for a specific file or folder.

5
File sharing capabilities Yes

You can select a file and share it through Air drop with other IOS users.

3
Resume Support Yes

In cases where connection was interrupted and file transfer was incomplete, there is a resume button to take continue from where the transfer was interrupted.

4
Log Yes

There is an inbuilt transfer log that keeps record of everything done when a user logged into their FTP server through the FTP client till the time the user disconnects.

5
OS Support It only supports IOS (the iPod touch and the iPad are iOS devices) 3
Overall Rating If you need 24-7 access to your FTP account and you are an iOS user, then I will recommend FTP on the go to you simply because it has all the features of a desktop FTP client and more. You can edit work and personal files on your ftp server without the need of a computer or a laptop all you need is an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. The FTP client really does function as its name says “FTP ON THE GO”.

 

 

45/55

Or

8.1/10

 

 

Additional Features

Features Supported Rating 1-5
Multiple Sites NO

Only one active connection at a time

3
File Modification YES

Can download, edit, upload and delete files to your FTP server from mobile device

 

5
Inbuilt text Editor Yes

Search and replace function

 

4
Mobile FTP account bookmark Yes

There is a bookmark feature that allows you bookmark a folder in your FTP server and anytime you click on the bookmark, you will be automatically logged in and redirected into the bookmarked folder.

4
Text encoding Yes

ASCII, UTF-8, UTF-16 and others.

5
Lock app with password Yes

A user can lock the application with a password that is only known to the user making the users file more secure.

4
Advanced FTP Settings Yes

PASV Mode, Mode Z compression, Folder text encoding, Unicode

5
Overall Ranking 3.25

 

 

 

Critique

  • It cost $13.99CAD.
  • Takes too long navigate and edit files and folder. Especially with folders with sub folders

Summary

  • Recommendations to others considering the product:

If you need 24-7 access to your FTP account and you are an iOS user, then I will recommend FTP on the go to you simply because it has all the features of a desktop FTP client and more. You can edit work and personal files on your ftp server without the need of a computer or a laptop all you need is an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. The FTP client really does function as its name says “FTP ON THE GO”.

  • What business problems will this application be solving, and what benefits I realized?

With FTP on the go a people can modify their business files and folders easily on their mobile devices, therefore they are able to keep their files up to date without the need for a laptop or computer.

Also website developers can keep their website files up to date without going into a laptop to get their work done. This helps them supply their clients with up to date information at the front end.

FTP On The Go References

PRO 3.0.3 for iOS

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Getting Started
Signing up for a Free Trial
Basic steps to Setup
Purchasing your account
Choosing the right account type: Enterprise and SMB
Logging into your account
Logging in with a Web Browser
Logging in with an FTP/FTPS/SFTP Client
Logging in by FTP URL with Username and Password
Reset and change your password
Administrator Initial Setup
Audit logs for logins and file transfers
Enable audit logs for login and file transfers
Accessing and viewing your audit logs
Branding
Adding branding to your account
Branding Contact Logins
DNS Configuration for faster transfer speeds
Web Interface
Home Tab
Files Tab
Contacts Tab
Users Tab
Plugin Tab
Setup Tab
Adding a User or Contact
Adding a Contact by Email Address
Add a User by Email Address
Add a User by Username
Using Groups
Administrator Access to User Accounts
Mail
Creating A Public Link
Sending and receiving files by secure email link
Creating contact lists for bulk emailing
HostedFTP email notification IP addresses
Account setup PDF Guides (*.pdf)
Shared Folders
Restricted Shared Folders
Configuring for Restricted Shared Folders (FUSN)
Creating Restricted Shared Folders
Creating Folder Structures for Sharing
Detailed Steps to Sharing Files/Folders
Managing Shared Folder Privileges
Add real-time notifications to uploads/downloads
Anonymous Access
Creating A Public Link
Anonymously Sharing Files by URL
Sharing folders and files anonymously
Transferring Files
Uploading Files by Web Browser (Max 2GB)
Uploading Files by FTP Client (Up to Max File Size)
Download your FTP/SFTP server files from any browser
Download files with an FTP client
Website Plugin
Web Plugin Overview and Guide
Plugin Brand Customization
Embed the Plugin into Your Website
Adding Additional Security (CAPTCHA, Password)
Security and Compliance Info
Security Model Overview
Security Model Details
MFA (Multi-Factor Authentication)
Certificate & Host Key Info
SSL Certificate Info
SSL Server Test
FTPS Host Keys
SFTP (RSA/DSA) Host Keys
Configuring PKI Support
Compliance Info
GDPR
WCAG 2.0
SOC2
CJIS
PCI
HIPAA
Bundle Features
Group, Enterprise, T2, T5 bundle features
Different user types and function comparisons
Difference between users and contacts
Drag & Drop
Using drag and drop to send multiple files and folders
Drag and drop to upload multiple files and folders
Account Management
Purchasing your account
Payments & Billing
Choosing a payment plan
Renewing an expired account
Changing a Payment Plan
Changing credit card information
Reviewing billing statements
Trial Account Limits
Activated Account Limits
How is Storage Calculated?
Reviewing Account Storage Usage
Switching Account Bundles
Changing the Account Administrator
Cancelling an Account
FTP/FTPS/SFTP Connections
Hosted~FTP~ IP Addresses
Connect with Open FTP
Connect with Secure FTPS/SFTP
Connecting with an FTP Client
FTP vs FTPS vs SFTP
Command Line (CLI)
How to connect to your remote site using the command line
Understanding FTP commands in the command line
Connecting through SFTP by Command Line (CMD)
FTP/FTPeS command line error codes and their meaning
Windows Explorer
How to setup an FTP server with Windows Explorer
Setting up Windows Explorer FTP on Windows 8
MAC
Connecting from a Mac Computer Terminal
FileZilla
Using Filezilla with FTP/FTPS
Using FileZilla with SFTP
WebDrive
Connecting to WebDrive
Using WebDrive
WinSCP
Installing WinSCP
Backup Scripts with WinSCP
Uploading & Downloading with WinSCP
AndFTP
Uploading & Downloading with AndFTP
Searching, Resume Support & Third-party Sharing with AndFTP
Industry Use cases
Accounting
Architecture
Call Center
Construction
Education
Engineering
Finance
Healthcare
Insurance
Legal
Real Estate
Manufacturing
Best Practices
User Optimization
Create a Managed User
Giving a User Read-only Access
Giving a User Full Access
Default FTP Folder Destination
Set a 0GB Storage Quota
Importing Multiple Users & Shared Folders
Importing user and shared folders
Import templates for users and shared folders
Force Secure FTPS/SFTP Connection on Users
Combine multiple audit logs
Managing FTP Files and Storage in your Account
Moving Files from a User to an Administrator
Video Tutorials
QuickStart
FUSN
Branding
Web Interface
Home Tab
Files Tab
Web Plugin
AndFTP
AndFTP – Connecting, uploading and downloading
AndFTP – Searching, resume support and third-party sharing
WinSCP
WinSCP – Downloading, Installing and Understanding
WinSCP – Connecting with FTP, FTPS, SFTP, uploading and downloading
WinSCP Backup Script
CyberDuck
Cyberduck– Connecting with FTP,FTPS, SFTP, Uploading and Downloading
Cyberduck– Quick Look, Transfer Queue and Synchronizing
Cyberduck – Bookmarks, Editing and using Multiple Connections
FileZilla
FileZilla -Downloading, Installing and Understanding FileZilla
FileZilla – Connecting with FTP, FTPS, SFTP and uploading and downloading
FileZilla – Importing/Exporting Site Connections, Editing and Logs
FileZilla Tools – Bookmarking, Searching, using Multiple Connections
Our FTP Client Reviews
Desktop FTP Client Summary
Mobile FTP Client Summary
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NetDrive Review: Our Rating 8.5/10
FireFTP Review : Our Rating 7/10
Filezilla Review: Our Rating 9/10
AndFTP Review:Our Rating 7.8/10
ES File Manager Review: Our Rating 5/10
FTP Ready Review:Our Rating 5/10
FTP On The Go Review:Our Rating 8/10
CyberDuck Review: Our Rating 9/10
Classic FTP Review: Our Rating 8/10
WebDrive Review: Our Rating 9.5/10
Fling FTP Review: Our Rating 9/10
SmartFTP Review: Our Rating 7/10
MultCloud Review: Our Rating 10/10
Troubleshooting
Error: QUOTA_USER_STORAGE or QUOTA_USER_BANDWIDTH
FTP/FTPeS command line error codes and their meaning
Troubleshooting FTP in the command line and common errors.
No matching host key found
Storage Quota Notification: Remedial action
Troubleshooting FTP in the command line and common errors.
Troubleshooting "Can't verify publisher"
Troubleshooting Drag and Drop
Drag and Drop Troubleshooting for Mac
Troubleshooting FTP/SFTP client connection problems
Troubleshooting slow upload speeds on Windows
No matching host key found
File not visible to admin
File uploaded successfully but not visible in account
Usernames – Guidelines and Restrictions
Release Notes
New Release Communique
Schedule Maintenance Overview
Contact Sales & Support
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