Note that we cannot in general prevent tainted versions on third-party websites or prove their authenticity, especially since the File Zilla Project promotes beneficial redistribution and modifications of File Zilla in the spirit of free open source software and the GNU General Public License.To avoid any risk when downloading File Zilla, we recommend that you only download File Zilla from the official File Zilla website or from Source Forge, the official download partner of File Zilla and many other open source projects.For Windows, get the Setup version; at the time I wrote this, it's the one labelled "(recommended)" under the Windows section.Once you have downloaded the program, you will have to install it.
(Sometimes File Zilla has a default I don't like.) In all honesty, if your struggling to understand how Filezilla works I would suggest using Windows Explorer to connect to your FTP server.In the second pane down, the "view/edit" option is greyed out. To edit files in File Zilla, just right click on the file which you want to edit. However, there is an alternate way: When I edit my website through File Zilla, I download the file(s) in question to my computer.So where do I look for files to edit, and how do I get to do that? Once you've got the file downloaded, you can edit it like a regular file.While this instance is one of the largest to date, there have been many cases of modified versions spreading malware hosted on third-party websites for over a decade.We do not condone these actions and are taking measures to get the known offenders removed.These instructions will explain how to work out what sort of website you have, and what software and settings you’ll need to make changes to your site.