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Connect to FTP site for Hog fixture libraries

Symptoms/Issue

Hog fixture libraries are stored on an FTP server. Most browsers will no longer display FTPs. This guide explains the steps needed to connect to the FTP from macOS's Finder and Windows File Explorer.

URLs for Fixture Library Folders

  • The Hog 3 Fixture Library folder is ftp://ftp.highend.com/hogsupport/fixturelibraries/
  • The Hog 4 Fixture Library folder is ftp://ftp.highend.com/hogsupport/hog4libs

 

Windows Files Explorer

  1. Open File Explorer and paste the URL in the address barScreen Shot 2021-05-18 at 8.20.20 AM.png
  2. You are connected to the FTP server and can copy/paste the files to your USB driveScreen Shot 2021-05-18 at 8.26.40 AM.png

MacOS Finder

  1. Select Finder, choose Go from the menu bar, and then choose Connect to Server
    Screen Shot 2021-05-18 at 7.58.34 AM.png
  2. Type the URL into the textfield and click Connect
    Screen Shot 2021-05-18 at 8.08.34 AM.png
  3. Change your Connect As to Guest instead of Registered User and click Connect
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  4. You are now connected and can copy these files to your USB drive as needed
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