Alternatives to MobaXterm for Windows with Free License

  • PuTTY icon


    PuTTY is a free implementation of Telnet and SSH for Windows and Unix platforms. A simple, lightweight client for connecting to a Linux shell from your Windows...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux BSD

    • PuTTY only provides the SSH session terminal, no graphical means to communicate with the target system (eg upload/download files) Guest • Apr 2017 • 11 agrees and 5 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • PuTTY will not save the login password. It can save a list of hosts but is not nearly as featurefull as the MobaXterm one. Doesn't have tabs, multi execution, doesn't implement scp/sftp, etc. Guest • Nov 2017 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
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    MSYS2 is an independent rewrite of MSYS, based on modern Cygwin (POSIX compatibility layer) and MinGW-w64 with the aim of better interoperability with native Windows...

    Free Open Source Windows

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    Royal TSX

    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...

    Freemium Mac OS X Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad

    • Most alternatives mentioned here have nothing to do with what MobaXterm provides as features. This is the ONLY real alternative for MobaXterm. And no, i have nothing to do with Royal TSX and i hate that it's not open source. Guest • Feb 2018 Disagree   Agree
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    Mintty is a terminal emulator for Cygwin that is based on code from PuTTY 0.60 by Simon Tatham and team. It can be downloaded from the main site or it can be...

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • Babun icon


    Would you like to use a linux-like console on a Windows host without a lot of fuzz? Try out babun! Babun features the following: Pre-configured Cygwin with a...

    Free Open Source Windows Git Cygwin zsh

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    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 1.2.0, released in July 2015, can be still downloaded from GitHub
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    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...

    Free Mac OS X Windows Linux Chrome OS Chrome

    • It only supports one time of connection, doensn't have any of the tools or features, and doesn't come close in session management etc. Guest • Mar 2017 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
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  • Xming icon


    Xming is the leading X Window System Server for Microsoft Windows®. It is fully featured, lean, fast, simple to install and because it is standalone native Windows...

    Freemium Windows

  • VcXsrv

    Windows X-server based on the xorg git sources (like xming or cygwin's xwin), but compiled with Visual C++ 2010. Source code can also be compiled with VS2008, VS2008...

    Free Open Source Windows






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