FileZilla keyboard shortcuts

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- Shortcuts

Syncing files and folders with FTP server is already fast with FileZilla. But if you want to be even faster, here are your keyboard shortcuts.


Rename selected file


Search remote files


Refresh local and remote file and folder views

⭾ Tab

Switch to the next view

Alt +

Transfer the currently selected item to an item of the same name in the other pane

Alt +

Navigate up one line in a tree view (same as Up Arrow), navigate to parent folder in file view

Ctrl + B

Add bookmark

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + B

Manage bookmarks

Ctrl + C

Stop the current operation

Ctrl + D

Disconnects from server

Ctrl + E

Show files currently being edited

Ctrl + I

Directory listing filters

Ctrl + M

Manual transfer

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + N

Create a new directory

Ctrl + O

Enable directory comparison

Ctrl + P

Process queue

Ctrl + Q


Ctrl + R

Reconnect to the server

Ctrl + S

Opens the Site Manager

Ctrl + T

Open a new tab

Ctrl + U

Preserve timestamps of transferred files

Ctrl + Y

Toggle synchronized browsing

Ctrl + W

Close tab

⤶ Enter

Transfer the currently selected item if it is a file or expands it if it is a directory

Ctrl + Page Up

Switch to next tab

Ctrl + Page Down

Switch to previous tab

Move up one item in the current view

Move down one item in the current view

Nothing in a files view, Up one level in a tree view

Down 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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Program information

Program name: FileZilla FileZilla (File manager)

FileZilla is a free FTP client and server.

Web page:

Last update: 26 Dec 2019

Shortcut count: 30

How easy to press shortcuts: 86%

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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