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7 best free SSH Client for Windows Machines or PuTTy Alternatives

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Putty tool is free implementation of ,very simple in use and uses very less resources on Windows system environment . It is based on  1, 2 implementation. The latest announcement on 10 March 2016 from  putty organization is they are going to move in MSI format through PuTTy ’s Windows Installer, which is generated by Wix Toolset , earlier Inno Setup  are  having some bugs which is hijacked by particular DDL .

MSI having some nice property with easy to install and remove through  “ msiexec /q “  and this will automatic install on the path and  can be run “ pscp “  through cmd command line prompt and Open  software from Window Run button and type simply putty and press enter , it will open your tool on window. 



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(2 ) Cygwin


Cygwin is on top of Windows software and it is home project. They provide software’s which provide same functionality like Linux distribution on windows machine. The Cygwin works on all version of windows. You can find download link from below page under heading “Current Cygwin DLL version “




(3) TTSSH 


It extension of ssh . TTSSH source is also available and free  software license . it have superb terminal emulator for windows . Current latest verion of TTSSH 1.5.4 is compatible with SSH Protocol with this version. Server authentication through ssh_known_hosts files , Compression support and X connection forwarding having lot of another features also.





mRemoteNG the main process of  mRemote , it support on multi protocol , remote manager . In mRemoteNG used to add bug fix and implement to mRemote . It is very powerful interface with support of  VNC, ICA, SSH, Telnet, rlogin,RDP .




(5)Bitvise ( Tunnelier ) 


Bitvise worked on team and they worked for windows platform. They have main product are SSH Server and SSH Client. Security of secure remote login  is main feature of this organization . They encrypt data in network level. So that no one can theft the credentials or see in transferring from your computer through ssh.



(6) 5


It is very powerful terminal emulator that supports  most of the protocol like ssh, rlogin, serial. It is free available but it is not free with full feature on free alternatives. xshell offers user friendly property  that are not present in others terminal emulators or tool. Xshell is free for home and school use, you should use with read carefully with license agreement for terms and condition on its official website.



 (7) MobaXterm


is available on Home and Profession Edition . Home Edition is Free with nice features like Full X Server and SSH Support, RDP , VNC, XDMCP, X11-forwarding with some of restrictions. Profession edition is not free available but in this edition , this have full access of this tool.





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