FileZilla keyboard shortcuts for Windows and macOS

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FileZilla is a popular open-source FTP client available for Windows, Linux, and macOS. Most developers use FTP to connect their servers for file access. You can perform file transfer using FTP, FTPS, and SFTP. It also supports IPv6. There are also lots of features that make it one of the best FTP clients. If you use FTP, it is recommended to learn keyboard shortcuts for making your work efficient and fast.

FileZilla Keyboard shortcuts for Windows

Here is the list of Filezilla Keyboard shortcuts for Windows and Linux.

Keyboard ShortcutDescription
F2Rename selected file
F3Search remote files
F5Refreshes local and remote file and folder views
TabSwitches to the next view
Alt+DownTransfers the currently selected item to an item of the same name in the other pane
Alt+UpNavigates up one line in a tree view (same as Up Arrow), navigates to parent folder in file view
Ctrl+BAdd bookmark
Ctrl+Shift+BManage bookmarks
Ctrl+CStops the current operation
Ctrl+DDisconnects from server
Ctrl+EShow files currently being edited
Ctrl+FEnables Quick Search on either remote or local site
Ctrl+IDirectory listing filters …
Ctrl+MManual transfer
Ctrl+Shift+Ncreate a new directory
Ctrl+OEnable directory comparison
Ctrl+PProcess queue
Ctrl+QExit
Ctrl+RReconnects to server
Ctrl+SOpens the Site Manager
Ctrl+TOpens a new tab
Ctrl+UPreserve timestamps of transferred files
Ctrl+YToggle synchronized browsing
Ctrl+WClose tab
EnterTransfers the currently selected item if it is a file or expands it if it is a directory
Ctrl+PgUp/PgDnswitches to the next/previous tab
Up ArrowMoves up one item in the current view
Down ArrowMoves down one item in the current view
Left ArrowNothing in a files view, Up one level in a tree view
Right ArrowDown one level in a tree view, if there are subfolders, nothing if there are none. Pressing once expands a collapsed node. Pressing again steps down into it.

FileZilla Keyboard shortcuts for macOS

If you are using macOS, all the keyboard shortcuts are the same. You only need to use Command in place of CTRL.

Keyboard ShortcutDescription
F2Rename selected file
F3Search remote files
F5Refreshes local and remote file and folder views
TabSwitches to the next view
Alt+DownTransfers the currently selected item to an item of the same name in the other pane
Alt+UpNavigates up one line in a tree view (same as Up Arrow), navigates to parent folder in file view
Command+BAdd bookmark
Command+Shift+BManage bookmarks
Command+CStops the current operation
Command+DDisconnects from server
Command+EShow files currently being edited
Command+FEnables Quick Search on either remote or local site
Command+IDirectory listing filters …
Command+MManual transfer
Command+Shift+Ncreate a new directory
Command+OEnable directory comparison
Command+PProcess queue
Command+QExit
Command+RReconnects to server
Command+SOpens the Site Manager
Command+TOpens a new tab
Command+UPreserve timestamps of transferred files
Command+YToggle synchronized browsing
Command+WClose tab
EnterTransfers the currently selected item if it is a file or expands it if it is a directory
Command+PgUp/PgDnswitches to the next/previous tab
Up ArrowMoves up one item in the current view
Down ArrowMoves down one item in the current view
Left ArrowNothing in a files view, Up one level in a tree view
Right ArrowDown one level in a tree view, if there are subfolders, nothing if there are none. Pressing once expands a collapsed node. Pressing again steps down into it.

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