Use FTP on Mac from Terminal with Commander One

Commander One is a perfect replacement for a native macOS file manager. The app offers more control over your files, lots of useful features, even using FTP on Mac from Terminal, and way more. Thanks to the built-in Mac Terminal emulator it is possible to fully maintain your file structure and system processes.
Yoo-hoo! Commander One is now natively compatible with Apple M1-powered Macs!
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Commander One allows you to execute commands right from its interface. Access FTP from Mac Terminal, execute FTP Mac Terminal commands without leaving the app.
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/Emulator window
Invoke Terminal window with the help of hotkeys for even better and more convenient file management. Establish a connection for FTP from Mac Terminal with ease.
/Use Terminal to manage files
Apply FTP Mac Terminal commands to manage files on your remote connections. Have convenient file management.

Efficient File Manager for Mac

Commander One offers a fast and professional data management. Besides having a classic two-pane interface, the app is considered to be a decent Finder replacement with an impressive set of tools from simple file management to accessing FTP from Command Line and mounting cloud computing services as network drives.

Hidden files at your fingertips

The easiest way to show/hide hidden files with a handy toggle switch

Custom Fonts & Colors

Choose whatever appearance appeals most to you in order to enjoy your workflow

Brief mode

Get the most convenient overview of your files

Quick access to your favorite directories

Quickly get to the desired directories just by adding them to the Favorite List.
essentials within reach

Customized Hotkeys

Assign your perfect hotkey combo for speeding up file operations

Ability to open unlimited tabs

Commander One supports an unlimited number of tabs for fast file management

Smart items selection

Enjoy convenient and easy item selections while working with Commande One

File operations queue

Ability to set all file operations into the queue and quit each of them if needed
free and useful bonus features

Support for ZIP files

Dealing with ZIp archives has never been easier before. Compress or extract with ease

Built-in file viewer

No need to have a lot of apps to open different file formats. View Hex, Binary, texts, images, media, HTML types with ease.

Local Computers on tap

Locate and list all available machines on the network with Commander One

Root Access

Obtain full control and the deepest access to the files with Commander One
file transfer operations between panels

Frequently Asked Questions

You can use built-in tools and third-party programs to use FTP on a Mac to upload and download files to a remote server.
Find, launch it. Connect to FTP server by typing the server address in the following format: After a few seconds, you will be asked to insert a password.

By using the following commands you can seamlessly use FTP from the command line on Mac:

  • put filename - Upload a file to the server.
  • get filename - Download a file from the server.
  • mput filename - Put multiple files on the server.
  • mget filename - Get multiple files on the server.
  • ls - Get a list of files in the current directory.
  • cd - Change directory.
  • quit - Ends your FTP session.
To send files to FTP via Terminal, you need to use the put command and know the full paths for files on both the local and remote machines.

Commander One Languages

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  • Polski
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Commander One

This file manager with Terminal emulator for Mac is fully compatible with MacOS 10.12 and later. Requires 58.93MB free space, Version 3.1(3457) Released , Category: Utilities

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