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Chilkat FTP Objective-C Library
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FTP/FTPS Objective-C Library

  • FTP files directly from your application in synchronous or asynchronous mode.
  • Support for FTPS - FTP over SSL 3.0 and TLS 1.0
  • All popular FTP servers and proxies are supported.
  • Resume (restart) FTP uploads and downloads
  • Automatically handles One-Time Password (OTP), also known as S/KEY authentication.
  • Supports international filenames in all major languages
  • Upload and download to or from in-memory strings or byte arrays.
  • Automatic directory listing parser for FTP servers on Unix, Windows, Netware, AS/400, VAX/VMS, IBM Mainframes, and other legacy formats.
  • Events for upload/download progress monitoring.
  • Session logging
  • XCRC verification of uploads and downloads
  • Mode-Z compression
  • Synchronize local directory tree with remote directory tree in either direction
  • All operations are abortable
  • Heartbeat event callbacks with abort cabability
  • Real-time upload/download data transfer rate properties
  • Real-time #bytes received/sent properties for async transfers
  • Percentage completion events for uploads and downloads
  • Secure FTP (FTPS) using AUTH TLS
  • Implicit Secure FTP SSL on Port 990 (or whichever port is used by the FTP server for SSL/TLS)
  • Clear the Control Channel (CCC) after FTPS Authentication
  • Supports FTPS behind Network Address Translating (NAT) Routers such as DSL/Cable Modems
  • Delete an entire remote directory tree in a single line of code
  • Upload an entire directory tree in a single line of code
  • Download an entire remote directory tree in a single line of code
  • Copy remote files to your local filesystem.
  • Copy files from your local filesystem to the FTP server.
  • Download text and binary files and access directly in memory.
  • Upload to FTP site directly from memory.
  • Create remote directory.
  • Rename remote files and directories.
  • Delete remote files and directories.
  • Get remote directory listing as XML.
  • Support for asynchronous uploads and downloads.
  • Active and passive transfer modes.
  • Binary and ASCII transfers.
  • FTP proxy servers are supported.
  • Server specific commands supported (SITE command) - such as setting access permissions on Unix FTP servers.
  • Stream support - streaming download to local files, streaming upload from local files.
  • Large file support - upload or download files larger than 4 GB.
  • Auto-determine proxy settings
  • SOCKS4/SOCKS5 proxy support.
  • Auto-determine valid connection settings
  • Specify port range for PORT mode data transfers (i.e. Active mode).
  • Supports QUOTE and SYST
  • Allows for client SSL certificate to be used for SSL connections.
  • Provides access to FTP SSL server certificate for verification.
  • Royalty-free licensing
  • License covers all programming languages: .NET, ActiveX, C++, Ruby, Perl, Python, Java, etc.

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