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Using FTP

FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol. It is the process by which files are transferred to a web server. It is used for files that are too large for email. We encourage you to use FTP when you files exceed 5 Mb.

When can I use FTP?

As long as you have your username and password, you have access to our secure site 24 hours a day, every day.

Do I need to tell you when I am sending a file? - We encourage you to contact us via your representative’s email address so that we may create a folder unique to your specific files. If you do not have a current representative, please send your notification to:

Do I need to compress my folders?

When using email or FTP to submit electronic files, you should always compress you files before sending. MAC files should be stuffed either as a .sitx or .sea format. WIN files should always have a file extension and be zipped before sending.

Do I need special software?

Windows Internet Explorer users do not have to use special software. If you prefer to use a Windows FTP application, WS_FTP is available at the following link:

MAC users need to use FTP software to upload software. The most widely used MAC FTP software is Fetch 5.2.1 for MAC OS x versions 10.3 and later. Fetch is available at the following link:

How do I access the Frye-Williamson FTP site?

  • In your internet browser address window, type the following address:
    (NOTE - http and www are not used in FTP address)
  • Enter your username which will be furnished to you
  • Enter your password

Once you have successfully logged in, you will be able to copy files into your specific folder or drag and drop your files into the page. Remember, do not upload files without first compressing them if you have multiple files or fonts. PDF files may be uploaded without compression.