The main difference between FTP and Telnet is that FTP is used when transferring files from one computer to another, while Telnet allows users to remotely log in to another computer, and once logged in, users can issue commands remotely. Both FTP (file transfer protocol) and Telnet are protocols that enable computers to communicate with each other.Continue Reading
Some of the other differences are listed below.
Aside from the fact that they are both communication protocols, Telnet and FTP are both two-way systems. FTP can be used to upload files from clients to servers and also to transfer files from servers to clients. Telnet can be used to transfer files between two computers.
Open-source FTP applications like FileZilla are used to upload web files to web servers.Learn more about Internet & Networking