Yes, unfortunately the 2019 direct links were down earlier. Adobe installed a SSL certificate on the download server last night to improve security, and that caused the links above to be unavailable for a short while.
Why might you want to connect to a smartphone, computer or FTP server? Well, to download large image and video files or to control the camera remotely. And, these options run from casual image downloads or remote shooting to more robust workflow solutions for the working photographer.
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