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Matthew AdamsBy Matthew Adams 🕙 Published on March 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

Automate FTP easier than ever

Streamline repetitive FTP tasks—schedule and automate file uploads, downloads, and synchronizations effectively with Automation Workshop.

Now you can easily create robust FTP automation tasks in minutes. Automation Workshop for Windows allows scheduling and automating FTP transfers with a few simple clicks. We support Secure FTP—SFTP and FTPS protocols protected by TLS, SSL and SSH.

Watch a video

Watch a quick demo on how easy it is to use FTP Automation Actions. No coding is required. Your data is secured using the latest security standards.

YouTube video · Monitor an FTP server & send file via email

Universal FTP automation tool

Automate FTP file transfer with 100+ built-in Actions. Automation Workshop supports all popular file transfer protocols. No coding is required.

Synchronize Directories from a local PC to the selected FTP server
Upload files

Start the transfer process manually or use Automation Workshop as an automated FTP client. Upload individual files or use wildcards to batch upload a group of files.

Download documents easily & securely

Use the graphical user interface to schedule and automate FTP file transfers. Choose secure FTP to automate FTP downloads protected with SSL or SSH protocols.

Synchronize directories on FTP

Automate time-consuming manual tasks with a fully automated file synchronization process. Internet traffic is saved by syncing only changed files.

Simple, yet flexible and powerful

Automation Workshop is a computer program that automates FTP transfer tasks. No coding skills or scripting required to use the power of automation.

FTP File and Directory Watcher to monitor a remote folder for new files
FTP Watcher

Monitor an FTP directory for new, modified, or deleted files. Download a file as soon as it appears in the remote FTP server. It works fully unattended.

Task Scheduler for recurring jobs

A built-in Trigger to launch a scheduled FTP file upload or download process every minute, hour, day, or on a custom schedule. Schedule tasks with a GUI tool!

How to initiate FTP file transfers?

Besides the automated Watcher and Scheduler, start your Tasks from a Desktop shortcut or batch script. More ways to start a task.

Professional-grade features

Automation Workshop provides both—an aesthetically pleasing user interface and under-the-hood technological sophistication.

The main window of Automation Workshop showing common operations, a log, folders and Tasks
A visual task editor

Tasks are created visually using an easy-to-learn user interface. The basic building blocks are Triggers and Actions. We make complex things simple!

Industry-standard security built in

Your data is safe during the journey. It is protected by the latest SSL, TLS, and SSH standards. You can choose to protect your data even more with U.S. federal government-approved AES-256 encryption.

Effortless auditing and monitoring

Every important process requires monitoring, troubleshooting and debugging. All the important information is right at your fingertips.

See real results…

Automation can save time, money, and labor costs. Automation eliminates the most common human errors. Software robots don't take sick days or vacations; they work 24/7. Our customers are achieving amazing results using Automation Workshop.

Jayne B., quote about Automation Workshop
I love the Automation Workshop. It's so easy to use. It's one of the few products that really delivers what it promises.—Jayne B.

Automation drives business transformation

Get insights from PwC and Gartner on how to improve employee productivity in your business with Automation Workshop.

66% Business leaders are piloting solutions to automate at least one business process  1 
25k Savings of 25,000 hours per year of avoidable rework for an organization with 40 full-time staff  2 
3x Savings from automation are already on pace to exceed its cost in the first year by 300%  3 

Results are based on market research and predictions.


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Universally available

Advanced job scheduler—Automation Workshop works flawlessly on all modern 32-bit and 64-bit Microsoft Windows versions: Windows 10 · Windows 11 · Server 2016 · Server 2019 · Server 2022.

Older Windows versions (such as Windows 8 and Server 2008) are not "officially" supported but should still work remarkably well. The underlying architecture of Windows is evolving and our apps are crafted to be backward and forward compatible.