Software Update: FileZilla 3.42.0 Beta 1

The first beta release of version 3.42.0 of the open source FTP client FileZilla has arrived. FileZilla is small, simple and yet complete. The program is popular due to its low system resource load. FileZilla is available for Windows, Linux, and macOS. Since version 3.26.0, passwords are no longer stored unencrypted and unsecured on the computer.

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Bug fixes and minor changes:

  • Building and running FileZilla now depends on libfilezilla >= 0.16.0 (
  • Limit the maximum length of site, bookmark and filter names to prevent display issues and crashes due to some operating systems badly handling long texts
  • When displaying message boxes, insert zero-width spaces into long unbroken words to prevent display issues and crashes due to some operating systems badly handling long texts
  • Fix crash in the external IP address resolver
  • Fix some assertions if a server sends bad file sizes
  • Large refactoring of the socket code
  • The thread pool from libfilezilla is now used for all worker threads

Version number 3.42.0 beta 1
Release status beta
Operating systems Windows 7, Linux, macOS, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016
Website FileZilla
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License type GPL