Alternatives to PuTTY for all platforms with any license

  • OpenSSH icon

    OpenSSH

    OpenSSH is a free version of the SSH connectivity tools that technical users rely on. OpenSSH encrypts all traffic (including...

    Open Source Mac Linux iPhone iPad Haiku Xfce

  • MobaXterm icon

    MobaXterm

    MobaXterm is an enhanced terminal for Windows with an X11 server, a tabbed SSH client and several other network tools for remote...

    Freemium Windows

  • KiTTY icon

    KiTTY

    KiTTY is a fork from version 0.63 of PuTTY, the best telnet / SSH client in the world.

    Open Source Windows

  • mRemoteNG icon

    mRemoteNG Discontinued

    mRemoteNG is a fork of mRemote , an open source, tabbed, multi-protocol, remote connections...

    Open Source Windows

  • iTerm2 icon

    iTerm2

    This is a fork of the iTerm project hosted on Sourceforge, the development of which has been languishing for a while. iTerm2 is a...

    Open Source Mac

  • Bitvise SSH Client icon

    Bitvise SSH Client

    SSH and SFTP client for Windows incorporates: * one of the most advanced graphical SFTP clients; * state-of-the-art...

    Free Personal Windows

  • ConsoleZ icon

    ConsoleZ

    console - This is a modified version of Console 2 for a better experience under Windows Vista/7/8 and a better visual rendering.

    Open Source Windows

  • Chrome Secure Shell icon

    Chrome Secure Shell

    Secure Shell is an xterm-compatible terminal emulator and stand-alone ssh client for Chrome. It uses Native-Client to connect...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Chrome OS Chrome

  • Terminals icon

    Terminals

    Terminals is a secure, multi tab terminal services/remote desktop client. It uses Terminal Services ActiveX Client (mstscax.dll). The...

    Open Source Windows

  • Vinagre icon

    Vinagre

    A VNC/SSH Client for the GNOME Desktop - You can connect to several machines at the same time with tabs - You can keep track of...

    Open Source Linux

  • MTPuTTY (Multi-Tabbed PuTTY) icon

    MTPuTTY (Multi-Tabbed PuTTY) Discontinued

    MTPuTTY (Multi-Tabbed PuTTY) is a small free utility enabling you to wrap unlimited number of PuTTY applications in one tabbed GUI...

    Free Windows

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    SecureCRT

    SecureCRT combines rock-solid terminal emulation with the strong encryption, data integrity, and authentication options of the Secure...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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    PuTTY Tray

    PuTTY Tray is an improved version of PuTTY. It features some cosmetic changes, and a number of addons to make it more useful and much...

    Open Source Windows

  • PAC Manager icon

    PAC Manager

    PAC is a Perl/GTK Gnome replacement for SecureCRT/Putty/etc... It provides a GUI to configure SSH/Telnet connections: users...

    Open Source Linux

  • Codinn SSH Proxy icon

    Codinn SSH Proxy

    SSH Proxy can help you turn any remote SSH server into a SOCKS v5 proxy, intuitive and easy to use. SSH Proxy is able to remember...

    Commercial Mac

  • Xshell icon

    Xshell

    Xshell is a powerful terminal emulator that supports SSH, SFTP, TELNET, RLOGIN and SERIAL.

    Free Personal Windows

  • SmarTTY icon

    SmarTTY

    SmarTTY is a neat multi-tabbed SSH client with built-in SSH support. It makes it extremely easy to connect to your SSH servers and...

    Free Windows

  • Tera Term icon

    Tera Term

    TeraTerm Project terminal emulator "Tera Term" and SSH module "TTSSH". This is Tera Term Pro 2.3 successor and is...

    Open Source Windows

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    Sakura

    sakura is a terminal emulator based on GTK and VTE. It's a terminal emulator with few dependencies, so you don't need a full...

    Open Source Linux BSD

  • Royal TS icon

    Royal TS

    Royal TS provides easy and secure access to your remote systems Unlock the power to remotely manage your systems on multiple...

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • FireSSH icon

    FireSSH

    FireSSH is a free, cross-platform SSH terminal client for Mozilla Firefox. Written entirely in Javascript!

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Firefox

  • PuTTYCM Discontinued

    Looking for a tabbed version of famous PuTTY? PuTTY Connection Manager is a free PuTTY Client Add-on for Windows platforms which goal...

    Free Windows PuTTY

  • ClusterSSH

    ClusterSSH controls a number of xterm windows via a single graphical console window to allow commands to be interactively run on...

    Open Source Mac Linux

  • AutoPuTTY icon

    AutoPuTTY Discontinued

    AutoPuTTY is a simple connection manager / launcher · Manage a server list and connect thru PuTTY, WinSCP, Microsoft Terminal...

    Free Windows

  • ASG-Remote Desktop icon

    ASG-Remote Desktop

    ASG-Remote Desktop is the indispensable tool for administrative access to remote computers. The tool features integrated connection...

    Commercial Windows

  • Codinn SSH Tunnel icon

    Codinn SSH Tunnel

    SSH Tunnel allows you to easily manage and precisely control your SSH tunnels. SSH Tunnel is able to remember the SSH login...

    Commercial Mac

  • SSH Shell icon

    SSH Shell

    SSH Shell is an intuitive SSH client for Mac OS X, allows you access server's console with single-click.

    Commercial Mac

  • PieTTY icon

    PieTTY

    PieTTY is a free SSH client based on PuTTY and dedicated to multilingual (especially CJK) environments, accessibility, and simpler...

    Free Windows

  • WinSSHTerm icon

    WinSSHTerm

    WinSSHTerm is a portable PuTTY/KiTTY interface for accessing remote systems via SSH. It helps you to be more productive. Using...

    Free Windows

  • Poderosa icon

    Poderosa

    Poderosa is a tabbed terminal emulator for Windows. Against common terminal emulators such as Putty or TeraTerm, Poderosa has...

    Open Source Windows

  • SSH Terminal Emulator icon

    SSH Terminal Emulator

    SSH Terminal Emulator by devFluid connects to linux, unix, and other SSH capable devices directly through an SSH2 connection.

    Commercial Windows RT

  • ExtraPuTTY icon

    ExtraPuTTY

    ExtraPuTTY is a fork from 0.65 version of PuTTY and has all the features from the original while adding new ones as described below: ...

    Open Source Windows

  • AbsoluteTelnet

    AbsoluteTelnet / SSH is a secure flexible terminal client with rock-solid emulations that is suitable for developers, administrators...

    Commercial Windows