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Should I remove FileZilla?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,463
United States Rank #21,598
Reach 0.0157%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.94 days
470.24 days >
Average installed length: 247.08 days


What is FileZilla?  (from botg)

FileZilla Client is a fast and reliable cross-platform FTP, FTPS and SFTP client with lots of useful features and an intuitive graphical user interface. FileZilla is open source software distributed free of charge under the terms of the GNU General Public License.


FileZilla is a software program developed by botg. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 27 files and is usually about 12.15 MB (12,737,143 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 26% of users of FileZilla come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: filezilla-project.org/client_features.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\filezilla
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\FileZilla\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 12.15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FileZilla

  • FzResBu.dll - FileZilla Language DLL (Bulgarian language DLL for FileZilla)
  • FzResCh.dll - Traditional Chinese language DLL for FileZilla
  • FzResChs.dll - Simplified Chinese language DLL for FileZilla
  • FzResDe.dll - German language DLL for FileZilla
  • FzResEs.dll - Spanish language DLL for FileZilla
  • FzResFr.dll - French language DLL for FileZilla - Tr. by Fabien Illide
  • FzResHu.dll - Hungarian language DLL for FileZilla
  • FzResIt.dll - Italian language DLL for FileZilla
  • FzResJp.dll - Japanese language DLL for FileZilla
  • FzResKr.dll - Korean language DLL for FileZilla
  • FzResPo.dll - Polish language DLL for FileZilla
  • FzResRu.dll - Russian language DLL for FileZilla
  • filezilla.exe - FileZilla
  • FzSFtp.exe
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • FileZilla.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\FileZilla\FileZilla.exe'.

How do I remove FileZilla?

You can uninstall FileZilla from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program FileZilla (remove only), click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove FileZilla.

Win 7 (SP1) 42%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 46.28%
Windows XP 32.04%
Windows 10 13.92%
Windows Vista 7.44%
Windows Server 2003 0.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 31.70%
Windows 7 Professional 16.99%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.78%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.23%
Windows 10 Home 3.59%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.04%
  France 14.50%
  Germany 11.83%
  Taiwan 7.69%
  Belgium 6.80%
  Italy 4.14%
  Netherlands 2.96%
  United Kingdom 2.37%
  Sweden 2.07%
  Spain 2.07%
  India 1.78%
  Austria 1.78%
  Canada 1.48%
  Thailand 1.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.51%
Hewlett-Packard 21.47%
Acer 8.47%
American Megatrends 7.91%
Intel 6.78%
Toshiba 5.08%
ASUS 4.52%
Lenovo 2.26%
Compaq 1.69%
Sahara 1.69%
Apple 1.13%
Common models
Apple Inc. iMac9,1 1.79%
Dell Dell DM061 1.79%
ASUSTeK BM6835_BM6635_BP6... 1.79%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.79%
Dell Latitude D630 1.79%
Dell Latitude E6510 1.79%


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