SmartFTP allows you to transfer files across the Internet. It features an Explorer-like, customizable interface and supports drag-and-drop functions. Multiple FTP connections can be opened at the same time, and you can copy files from one remote host to another (FXP). Remote-host directory information is cached for future viewing, and FTP URLs are supported.
CoffeeCup Free FTP
CoffeeCup Free FTP is an easy-to-use FTP client for file uploads and downloads. It allows you to use an unlimited number of FTP accounts, resume broken downloads, and transfer binary, ASCII, or automode files. It also offers an optional autorefresh on each file upload or download, and optional FTP-log transcription.
FileZilla is a powerful FTP-client for Windows 9x, ME, NT4, 2000 and XP. It has been designed for ease of use and with support for as many features as possible, while still being fast and reliable. Firewall and proxy support.
Abyss Web Server is a web server for Microsoft Windows, Linux, Mac OS and FreeBSD developed by Aprelium Technologies. It's known for it's low usage of system resources and stability. Abyss Web Server makes things easy even if you have no idea how a web server works. It supports many scripting languages like PHP, Perl, ASP.NET, "Classic" ASP, and Python.
If you want to open or create ZIP files, you need a good ZIP program. A ZIP file can contain one or more files that have been compressed or stored. Some files will become much smaller when you compress them, others won't, but one thing is for sure, it's easier to transfer one file instead of 100 small ones...
7-Zip - 7-Zip is a file archiver with a high compression ratio. The program supports 7z, ZIP, RAR, CAB, ARJ, LZH, CHM, CPIO, RPM, DEB, GZIP, BZIP2, TAR, and Z formats. The compression ratio in the new 7z format is 30 percent to 50 percent better than the ratio in the ZIP format. Also, 7-Zip compresses to the ZIP format 2 percent to 10 percent better than PKZip and WinZip. 7-Zip has an additional powerful command-line version.
WinRAR is a 32-bit Windows version of RAR Archiver, an archiver and archive manager. RAR files can usually compress content by 8 percent to 15 percent more than ZIP files can. WinRAR's main features include strong general and multimedia compression, the ability to process non-RAR archive formats, ZIP compression and decompression, support for long filenames, programmable self-extracting archives (SFX), repair of damaged archives, authenticity verification, embedded file comments, and encryption.