FTP File Retrieval Automation

I am looking to retrieve files from our parent company's FTP site.

I can retrieve the files using a program that I have written, but I am looking for a 3rd party software that allows the automated retrieval of FTP Files.

The process would look something like this:

1) Connect to the FTP Site using URL, User Name and Password
2) Change directories to the appropriate directory
3) Retrieve the file
4) Disconnect the session

The 2 big things are: I need it automated and I need to be able to switch directories after connecting to the FTP site.

Does any one have any 3rd Party FTP Software that they have used and that would meet my objectives above?
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Paul MacDonaldDirector, Information SystemsCommented:
FTP supports scripting which will do what you want without any other software:
  Create a text file with the FTP commands you want to execute.  
  Run FTP using the -s: flag and specify the name of the batch file.

So you can create a file called myftp.scr and in it put

get somefile.exe

...and then call...
ftp -s:myftp.scr
and it will automatically download somefile.exe for you.

You could add a scheduled task to have it run after hours.

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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I use WS_FTP Pro (Ipswitch). It can be scheduled and should probably do what you need.
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