sFTP Client

Install latest/stable of sFTP Client

Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

Make sure snap support is enabled in your Desktop store.

Install using the command line

sudo snap install sftpclient

Don't have snapd? Get set up for snaps.

Channel Version Published

Transfer files with FTP, FTPS, SFTP and Cloud Services (Including SSH Terminal)

sFTP Client is a full-featured FTP/SFTP/FTPIS/FTPES/SSH client with a modern and easy to use interface.

sFTP Client uses the most modern libraries and uses the latest technologies (after-all who would ever like an out-dated / old fashioned app), thats why we use the latest frameworks and latest modern designs.


  • Sync Connections (license required)
  • Cloud Services (see below - license required)
  • Workspaces / Teams (subscription license required)
  • Standard FTP, FTP over TLS/SSL (FTPIS / FTPES) and SFTP.
  • SSH Terminal (license required)
  • Debug Connections
  • Compare Directories
  • Preserve Connection Logs
  • Connections Notes
  • Auto Updating Local Directory List
  • Directory Status Bar (count files, folders and size - includes quick action buttons)
  • Multiple & Large File Transfers (with speed and remaining time)
  • Key File Login for SFTP / SSH Connections
  • Drag & Drop Support (Uploads / Downloads)
  • File Editor (Local & Remote)
  • Keep-alive Connections
  • Synchronised Directory Browsing
  • Themes (Light / Dark + 6 colours, purple, pink, red, green, orange and blue)
  • Multiple Connections
  • Diagnostic Tools (license required)
  • Port Forwarding (license required)
  • Quick Connect
  • Browse Local & Remote Folders by Path
  • Rename & Delete Files (Local / Remote)
  • Create New File / Directory (Local / Remote)
  • Refresh Local and Remote Lists
  • Sort and Resize Columns
  • Multi-Select Files & Folders
  • Editor Options: Tabbed Files, Customisation
  • Transfer Queue (Queued files and folders, failed files and folders, completed files and folders)
  • Connect to Remote (External) & Local (Internal) FTP / SFTP / SSH servers.
  • Change File / Folder Permissions (By Checkbox or Value: e.g. 777)
  • Search Remote Files / Folders
  • SSH Snippets (license required)
  • Connection Tags
  • Debug Connections


  • FTP (Standard File Transfer)
  • FTPS (Implicit / Explicit File Transfer / File Transfer over SSL)
  • SFTP (Secure File Transfer)
  • SSH Terminal
  • Port Forwarding
  • WevDav (Coming Soon)

Cloud Services:

  • Amazon S3 Storage
  • Dropbox
  • Backblaze B2
  • Google Cloud Storage
  • Microsoft Azure Storage (Coming Soon)
  • Google Drive (Coming Soon)
  • Microsoft OneDrive (Coming Soon)

Pro Subscription Features: (paid monthly or yearly, see pricing further down)

  • FTP / SFTP / FTPS Connections
  • SSH Terminal / Snippets
  • Diagnostic Tools
  • Port Forwarding
  • Personal Workspaces
  • Sync Data (all devices)
  • Powerful Built-in Editor

4 devices per user

Pro Team Subscription Features: (paid monthly or yearly, see pricing further down)

  • All Lifetime Pro Features (listed above)
  • Cloud Services
  • Server to Server Transfers
  • Team Workspaces / Sharing
  • Team Management / Syncing
  • Team Connections
  • Team Snippets

8 devices per user

sFTP Client Pro is available as shown below: (Pro doesn't have cloud services or device syncing)

  • sFTP Client Pro @ $89.99 per user (one-time payment)

sFTP Client Cloud is available as shown below:

  • sFTP Client Pro @ $39.99 per year per user
  • sFTP Client Pro @ $3.99 per month per user

sFTP Client Team is available as shown below:

  • sFTP Client Team @ $49.99 per year per user
  • sFTP Client Team @ $6.99 per month per user

Order a license here: https://purpleio.uk/client/pricing

Volume discounting is available at checkout when order 3 or more licenses, more information about our volume discounts can be found here: https://help.purpleio.uk/installation/sftp-client/pricing/volume-discounts.

Questions? Found a Bug? Get In Touch! help@purpleio.uk https://help.purpleio.uk

Privacy Policy: https://purpleio.uk/legal/privacy

Terms of Use: https://purpleio.uk/legal/terms

End User License Agreement (EULA): https://purpleio.uk/legal/eula

Details for sFTP Client

  • Proprietary

Last updated
  • 10 October 2022 - latest/stable
  • 10 October 2022 - latest/beta



Share this snap

Generate an embeddable card to be shared on external websites.

Install sFTP Client on your Linux distribution

Choose your Linux distribution to get detailed installation instructions. If yours is not shown, get more details on the installing snapd documentation.

Where people are using sFTP Client

Is there a problem with sFTP Client? Report this app