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Best free SSH clients for windows

SSH client is a program that allows establishing a secure and authenticated SSH connections to SSH servers.

Windows SSH Client Options

There are several other clients and servers available. These are generally not supported for SSH key management and may not have commercial support or 24x7 support available.

PuTTY is a free client for the SSH and telnet protocols. More information on PuTTY.

WinSCP is a free open source Windows client for file transfers. In addition to file transfer (with FTP, SFTP, or SCP protocols) WinSCP offers a basic file manager functionality and supports scripting. More information

FileZilla is a free file transfer client. More information on FileZilla.

Chrome SSH extension - The Google Chrome browser can be turned into an SSH client with an extension available in the Chrome Web Store. The Chrome SSH (beta) offers a basic SSH protocol capability.

Bitvise is a European software company that priovides an SSH client also for Windows. A copy of Bitvise SSH Client can be downloaded from: https://www.bitvise.com/ssh-client-download.

VanDyke Software offers their commercial client software for a free, time-limited evaluation. VanDyke SecureCRT and SecureFX clients supports telnet, Secure Shell (SSH), and SFTP. An evaluation copy can be downloaded from https://vandyke.com/download/index.html.

Commercial clients: Tectia SSH is a commercially supported SSH client for enterprises, with 24x7 support. More information on Tectia SSH.


 

 
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