Set up Filezilla for Decentralized File Transfer

This guide walks users through the process around setting up FileZilla to transfer files over Tardigrade


The FileZilla Client is a fast and reliable cross-platform (Windows, Linux and Mac OS X) FTP, FTPS and SFTP client with lots of useful features and an intuitive graphical user interface.

It includes a site manager to store all your connection details and logins as well as an Explorer style interface that shows the local and remote folders and can be customized independently.

With the launch of the native Tardigrade Integration into the FileZilla client, developers can use the client configured to transfer files, point-to-point using the decentralized cloud.

Getting Started

Getting Started Guide to Configure Tardigrade with Filezilla

Create a Tardigrade Account

If you haven't yet generated a Token, you can get started, here:

Downloading Filezilla

To download the latest release of FileZilla, navigate to:

Creating a new Site

Hit the 'New Site' option, and select Tardigrade - Decentralized Cloud Storage

Configure the Satellite, API key and Encryption passphrase

Next, select Protocol: "Tardigrade - Decentralized Cloud Storage"

Enter the Satellite, API Key, and Encryption Passphrase (used in Uplink) below:

After you enter the above information, hit "Connect", and Filezilla will connect directly to the remote site. You should see a screen showing your local site vs. Tardigrade, like so:

Uploading a File

To upload a file to your local machine, simply drag it from the local to the remote site (on the decentralized cloud), as shown below:

Downloading a File

To download a file to your local machine, simply drag it from the remote site to the local site, as shown below: