How to Install FileZilla Pro Command Line

Installing FileZilla Pro Command Line is slightly different on each operating system.

When you buy FileZilla Pro Command Line, you’ll receive a login (usually your email address)
and code, as well as a download link. Click on the link, or copy and paste to your browser, and
enter your login and code to start the download.

Note: Ensure that you pay attention to where the download saves onto your local computer.


Before installing FileZilla Pro Command Line, you’ll need:

  • At least 20MB of space free on your drive.
  • Administrator privileges if you want to make the program available for all users on a
    Windows machine.

Check that the date and time on your machine are correct. FileZilla Pro Command Line will not allow you to complete the registration process unless both date and time are set correctly. If in doubt, set your machine to automatically set its time and date.

Windows Installation

Note: You’ll require administrator privileges on the current computer if you want to install FileZilla Pro Command Line for all users of the machine.

  1. Double-click on the FileZilla Pro Command Line install file to start the installation.
    This file will be named FileZilla_cli__win64-setup.exe: for example,
  2. Select whether to install FileZilla Pro Command Line for all users of the machine, or
    just the current user.
  3. Select the components that you want to be installed with FileZilla Pro Command Line:

    • FileZilla CLI is the base program; this is required.
    • Desktop icon adds a link to FileZilla Pro Command Line to your desktop, making
      it easy to find and run the program.

  4. Click Browse if you want to select an installation location. Click Next to move to the next page.
  5. Pick an existing Start Menu folder to add an icon for FileZilla Pro Command Line, or
    enter a new name to create a new Start Menu folder.

The video tutorial below shows how to install FileZilla Pro Command Line.

Video tutorial: How to Install the Command Line Version of FileZilla Pro

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