How to Install FileZilla Pro Shell Extension

If you purchased FileZilla Pro from the Microsoft Store, you might need to download and install an additional component to enable drag-and-drop functionality from FileZilla Pro into Windows Explorer. Install our shell extension following the steps below.

  1. Close FileZilla Pro.
  2. Download the shell extension DLL from
  3. Copy the DLL to a directory of your preference.
  4. Press Win+R.
  5. In the Run dialog box type `cmd` in the Open box.
  6. Press Enter or click OK. A command prompt window opens.
  7. In the command prompt window type:
    • cd <directory where the DLL was copied to>.

  8. Still in the command prompt, type:
    • regsvr32 fzshellext_64.dll and press Enter.

  9. Start FileZilla Pro.
  10. If you are still experiencing problem with Drag-and-Drop, reboot your system.

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