Dropbear SSH Server and Client Alternatives for Windows

    Dropbear SSH Server and Client is not available for Windows but there are a few alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is OpenSSH, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked five alternatives to Dropbear SSH Server and Client and four of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Dropbear SSH Server and Client are FreeSSHd (Free), OpenSSH for Windows (Free, Open Source) and MobaSSH (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Sep 15, 2021

    1. OpenSSH is a free version of the SSH connectivity tools that technical users rely on. OpenSSH encrypts all traffic (including passwords) to effectively eliminate eavesdropping, connection hijacking, and other attacks.
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    2. freeSSHd, like it's name says, is a free implementation of an SSH server. It provides strong encryption and authentication over insecure networks like Internet. Users can open remote console or even access their remote files thanks to buit-in SFTP server.


      Hasn't been updated since Jan 23, 2013.

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    3. 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.


      The project seems to be no longer updated.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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    4. MobaSSH allows you to run commands and transfer files on a remote Windows PC from any operating system (GNU/Linux, Unix, HP-UX, AIX, Windows, etc.) through a fully secured and encrypted network connection.
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