FTP Browser

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FTP Browser is a powerful and intuitive FTP solution for OS/2 and eComStation that features drag and drop, server to server and directory tree transfers accross a variety of hosts. Resume is supported both in download and upload.




  • FTP site manager that stores sites in folders
  • References to site objects on the Desktop
  • Drag and drop enabled for transfers, queueing, site manipulation and more
  • Ping feature to test site responsiveness before connecting
  • Unlimited number of simultaneous connections to the same site
  • Multiple and simultaneous transfers to the same site
  • Graphical file transfer display
  • Host redialing for busy sites
  • Seamless reconnects for lost connections
  • Automatically resume interrupted transfers, resume partially transferred files
  • Transfer queue for storing items to transfer
  • Recursive directory tree transfers and deletes
  • Server to server tree and file transfers
  • Configurable file associations for viewing downloaded files
  • Communications log with save to file option
  • Hooks for command file execution after file transfers
  • Download information optionally written to file EAs
  • Drag and drop color and font configurability


FTP Browser is abandonware. Registration code is included in the zip file from Blue Nexus site.



Unzip and run install.exe. To apply Y2K patches:

lxlite -X+ -B- ftpbrows.exe
patch ftpbrowspatch.pat /a
lxlite -X- -B- ftpbrows.exe
lxlite -X+ -B- ftpbtran.exe
patch /a ftpbtranpatch.pat
lxlite -X- -B- ftpbtran.exe

If after installation you have problems saving new sites, delete FTPBADDR.INI.


Program review, including instructions to apply the Y2K patches.