Software Update: FileZilla 3.43.0 RC1

A new development version of the open source FTP client FileZilla has been released. 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.

Be careful with the download file recommended by SourceForge, as it is often bundled with third-party software. on this page installation files that do not contain additional components. A wrong installation is easily recognized by the word bundled in the file name. The changelog for this release looks like this:

Bug fixes and minor changes:

  • macOS: Minimum required macOS version has been increased to 10.11 (El Capitan)
  • *nix: Official Linux binaries are now built for Debian 10 (Buster)
  • Building FileZilla now requires a C++17 compiler
  • Building and running FileZilla now depends on libfilezilla >= 0.17.0 (
  • When using SFTP, fix fallback to password authentication on a server refusing a password-protected key
  • Fix HTTP proxy support
  • *nix: Improve resolution of program icon

Version number 3.43.0 RC1
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