Since Cyberduck uses Java, it's out for me.
Any replacement for Mavericks that is good, has similar to WinSCP functionality and has an option to try before I buy?
I’ve heard only good things about Transmit.
Interarchy is a FTP client which provides many other protocol, including SCP and SFTP.
I switched to Filezilla which works splendid on both Mac and Windows. https://filezilla-project.org
(note to self:
SFTP is not a different form of
FTP, it is more like a better
After having used Filezilla for more than a year now, I would not ever switch back to Cyberduck.
Cyberduck does not support SCP (any more). See the closed ticket: ticket 8895. Try DCommander for SCP on Mac.
It looks like Fugu does scp and even won an Apple Design Award for best use of open source (in 2003).
Downside: it is a PPC app, so doesn't work unless you are still on Snow Leopard.
I can confirm cyberduck works fine in Yosemite, too.
Using Java downloaded from Oracle site.
Cyberduck DOES use SCP, i regularly use it.
Some problems seem arise on simple PFTP site (port 21) for timeouts.
Cyberduck 4.4 or later requires no Java installation.