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  • KiTTY icon

    KiTTY

    What is KiTTY ? KiTTY is a fork from version 0.63 of PuTTY, the best telnet / SSH client in the world. KiTTY is only designed for the Microsoft Windows platform. For more information about the original software, or pre-compiled...

    Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

    • Fork of putty. But more recently updated and fresher.
      VladOct 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • MobaXterm icon

    MobaXterm

    An advanced terminal that gives Windows users a powerful, Unix-like command-line experience.

    Freemium Windows

  • mRemoteNG icon

    mRemoteNG

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

    Open Source Windows

  • ZOC icon

    ZOC

    ZOC is a powerful and well-established terminal emulator and telnet client, well known for its outstanding user interface with tabbed multi session support. ZOC lets you access character based hosts using Secure Shell (SSH/SSH2)...

    Commercial Mac Windows

    • More features. Cleaner user interface. Actual support.
      externitoritusOct 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • Fully features, and rock solid. Never had any stability problem. Perfect for the daily work.
      AtmanandaOct 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • Xshell icon

    Xshell

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

    Free Personal Windows

  • 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 terminal emulation with support for the bvterm, xterm, and vt100 protocols; * support for...

    Free Personal Windows

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    Terminals

    Terminals is a secure, multi tab terminal services/remote desktop client. It uses Terminal Services ActiveX Client (mstscax.dll). The project started from the need of controlling multiple connections simultaneously. It is a complete...

    Open Source Windows

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    SecureCRT

    SecureCRT combines rock-solid terminal emulation with the strong encryption, data integrity, and authentication options of the Secure Shell protocol. SecureCRT provides secure remote access, file transfer, and data tunneling for...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

    • Simply the best telnet/ssh client on the market. Excellent support too!
      artcrimeDec 2015 Disagree   Agree
  • 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 directly to ssh servers without the need for external proxies.

    Free Mac Windows Linux Chrome OS Chrome

  • 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

  • PuTTY Tray icon

    PuTTY Tray

    PuTTY Tray is an improved version of PuTTY. It features a number of addons to make it more useful and much more fun to use. .

    Open Source Windows

  • MTPuTTY (Multi-Tabbed PuTTY) icon

    MTPuTTY (Multi-Tabbed PuTTY)

    MTPuTTY (Multi-Tabbed PuTTY) is a small free utility enabling you to wrap unlimited number of PuTTY applications in one tabbed GUI interface. You are still continue using your favorite SSH client, but you are no longer messing...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued Last version, 1.6 Beta, released May 2012, but is still available from the official website.
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    Tera Term

    Tera Term (Pro) is a free software terminal emulator (communication program) for MS-Windows. It supports VT100 emulation, telnet connection, serial port connection, and so on. .

    Open Source Windows

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    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 exchange files. It allows storing your private keys securely in Windows key containers and can set up...

    Free Windows

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    Royal TS

    Royal TS provides easy and secure access to your remote systems Unlock the power to remotely manage your systems on multiple platforms! Royal TS is the perfect tool for server admins, system engineers, developers and IT focused...

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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    Poderosa

    Poderosa is a tabbed terminal emulator for Windows. Against common terminal emulators such as Putty or TeraTerm, Poderosa has following features. Tabbed style GUI It is convenient to open multiple connections at the same...

    Open Source Windows

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    FireSSH

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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Firefox

  • HTerm icon

    HTerm

    HTerm is a terminal program for serial communication.

    Free Windows Linux

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  • PieTTY icon

    PieTTY

    PieTTY is a free SSH client based on PuTTY and dedicated to multilingual (especially CJK) environments, accessibility, and simpler user interface. "Glass Window Mode" : Alpha-blending / HW-accelerated transparency &...

    Free Windows

  • PuTTYCM

    Looking for a tabbed version of famous PuTTY? PuTTY Connection Manager is a free PuTTY Client Add-on for Windows platforms which goal is to provide a solution for managing multiple PuTTY instances. This is one of the most important...

    Free Windows PuTTY

    • Discontinued The official website is no longer available, but it can be still downloaded from UnixMantra.com
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    WinSSHTerm

    WinSSHTerm is a portable PuTTY/KiTTY interface for accessing remote systems via SSH. It helps you to be more productive. Using keyboard shortcuts and intelligent navigation tools allows you to quickly switch between or start new SSH...

    Free Windows

  • OpenSSH for Windows

    OpenSSH for Windows is a minimal installation of the Cygwin port of OpenSSH and related utilities to provide SSH and SCP services on the Windows platform.

    Open Source Windows

    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 5.3 rev2, released in February 2010 can be still downloaded from SourceForge
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    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: API for win32 applications to send,receive data on Telnet, SSH, RLogin and Raw protocols. ...

    Open Source Windows

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    AutoPuTTY

    AutoPuTTY is a simple connection manager / launcher · Manage a server list and connect thru PuTTY, WinSCP, Microsoft Terminal Server and VNC (only VNC 3.3 encryption is supported for passwords yet), · Connect to multiple...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued Last update to this application was 2012. The latest version, 0.24.3, is still available from the official website.
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    RXVT

    RXVT –our extended virtual terminal– is a terminal emulator for X11. It is a popular replacement for the standard ‘xterm’.

    Open Source Windows Linux

    • Discontinued Last updated in 2013.
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    ASG-Remote Desktop

    ASG-Remote Desktop is the indispensable tool for administrative access to remote computers. The tool features integrated connection protocols, allowing you to manage Windows, Citrix, Linux/UNIX and Macintosh systems efficiently – if...

    Commercial Windows

  • z/Scope Express 3270 Terminal Emulator icon

    z/Scope Express 3270 Terminal Emulator

    z/Scope Express is a SSL-enabled multi-session terminal emulator for accessing IBM Mainframes under Windows platforms. Supports TN3270E, SSL 2/3 and TLS 1 protocols. Compatible with Windows 8 and all previous Windows OS ( XP, VISTA...

    Commercial Windows

  • AbsoluteTelnet

    AbsoluteTelnet / SSH is a secure flexible terminal client with rock-solid emulations that is suitable for developers, administrators, or deployment across the enterprise. It includes the industry standard SSH protocols to secure...

    Commercial Windows

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    cPuTTY 2

    cPuTTY - A real cluster solution for PuTTY Features - Add PuTTY windows to a numbered cluster, remove them from a cluster or kill the whole cluster with shortcuts - All keyboard and mouse events within a cluster are forwarded...

    Open Source Windows

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    ToolPakCloud

    ToolPakCloud is a Putty/RDP/Powershell Connection Manager. It is also a script manager. You can create/edit script, click and run script on multiple computers or run selected text in connection window. It also support saving hosts...

    Free Windows

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    MyEnTunnel

    MyEnTunnel is a simple system tray application (or NT service) that establishes and maintains TCP SSH tunnels. It does this by launching Plink (PuTTY Link) in the background and then monitors the process. If the Plink process dies...

    Free Windows

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    PuTTYCS

    PuTTYCS is a small windows application that is intended to be used along with multiple instances of PuTTY (including PuTTYtel, TuTTY, and PieTTY). Its purpose is to send the same command to each PuTTY window. It is can be useful for...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer developed.
  • HyperTerminal

    HyperTerminal is a terminal emulator capable of connecting to systems through TCP/IP Networks, Dial-Up Modems, and COM ports. Until Windows XP, it is included with the operating system, but, starting from Windows Vista, it has to be...

    Commercial Windows

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    QuTTY

    QuTTY is a multi-tabbed, multi-paned SSH/Telnet client with a terminal emulator. The goal is to support advanced features similar to iterm2. Following features are supported. Multiple Tab interface. Multiple Split-pane...

    Open Source Windows

    • Discontinued Last version, 0.8.2 Beta, was released in 2013.