The folks at BackupChain backup software have released DriveMaker version 4, this freeware allows you to map and mount FTP as well as SFTP sites to real drive letters in Windows.
Use it for anti-virus scans, command prompt applications, Microsoft Word and the like.
You can edit files right then and there, no tedious uploading and downloading necessary. It’s fully automatic.
DriveMaker is a great tool to share files online securely with your colleagues via FTPS and SFTP. Place your important files on a site that you trust and own, for example your own secure BackupChain FTPS server, and access via DriveMaker conveniently from anywhere using your laptop when you travel.