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FTP???

Discussion in 'QnA (read only)' started by pranavrahul, Apr 19, 2006.

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  1. pranavrahul

    pranavrahul New Member

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    Hi guyz,
    can u plz tell me what is FTP?
    I have heard that its a protocol (File transfer protocol) and we can download heavy files through it...But how :?
     
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    QwertyManiac Commander in Chief

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    Just type the ftp:// URL in your browser and d/l the files u require. Or better use FTP clients like FlashFXP, CuteFTP, SmartFTP etc...
     
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    In very very plain words, HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol) was made mainly for displaying pages and not downloading files. But for convenience it had to be given download/upload functionality.

    FTP is mainly for transfering files. So it is more efficient at doing.
     
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