Install Filezilla on Nintendo Switch
Download and upload files via FTP, FTPS, and HTTP
This all allows you to connect to file-sharing servers on your home network or on the world wide web.
To run: Menu -> Internet -> Filezilla
To run in terminal: filezilla
Note: For more cloud-storage, see the CloudBuddy app.
Fortunately, Filezilla is very easy to install on your Nintendo Switch in just two steps.
- Install Pi-Apps - the best app installer for Nintendo Switch.
- Use Pi-Apps to install Filezilla.
For the best chance of this working, we recommend using the latest version of Switchroot L4T Ubuntu, which is currently version 5.1.0 Ubuntu Bionic.
Filezilla will run on L4T Ubuntu ARM64.
Pi-Apps is a free tool that makes it incredibly easy to install the most useful programs on your Nintendo Switch with just a few clicks.
Open a terminal and run this command to install Pi-Apps:
wget -qO- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Botspot/pi-apps/master/install | bash
Feel free to check out the Pi-Apps source code here: https://github.com/Botspot/pi-apps
Now that you have Pi-Apps installed, it is time to install Filezilla.
First launch Pi-Apps from your start menu:
Then click on the Internet category.
Now scroll down to find Filezilla in the list.
Just click Install and Pi-Apps will install Filezilla for you!
Pi-Apps is a free and open source tool made by Botspot and other contributors. Find out more at https://pi-apps.io