I also use FlashFXP for retrieving files out of the .snapshot directory, as it is fast and convenient.
I also use FlashFXP for site to site transfers of large files and it is very fast, as the transfer is direct, not relying on my relatively slow home internet connection.
One thing; The .snapshot directory will not be shown in the file/directory listing of FlashFXP, even if you enable the display of hidden files. You need to manually enter the path to the .snapshot directory.
Save [color=#CC0000][b]$50[/b][/color] on DreamHost hosting using promo code [color=#CC0000][b]SAVEMONEY[/b][/color] ( Click for promo code details )