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  • 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...

    • Similar features and works across both Windows & Mac platforms this is a HUGE value add for me! techieman75Nov 2016 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Commercial Mac Windows

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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...

    • 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 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Mac Windows Linux Chrome OS Chrome

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  • Babun

    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...

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

    Free Open Source Windows Git Cygwin zsh

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  • sshfs

    This is a filesystem client based on the SSH File Transfer Protocol. Since most SSH servers already support this protocol it is very easy to set up: i.e. on the server...

    • It's just a file system not a SSH client Guest • Feb 2016 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Linux Xfce

  • Termius

    Termius is more than a mere SSH client – it’s a complete command-line solution that’s redefining remote access for sysadmins and network engineers. Securely access Linux...

    Freemium $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Chrome OS iPad

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  • rxvt-unicode

    Rxvt-unicode is a highly customizable terminal emulator forked from rxvt. Commonly known as urxvt, rxvt-unicode can be daemonized to run clients within a single process...

    Free Open Source Mac Linux

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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...

    • It's just an SSH tool. No support for VNC, RDP, X etc... Misses a lot of features as well. Doesn't support much more then the built-in terminal.app on a Mac. Where MobaXterm is soo much more. All your remote session, tunnels, etc, on loads of protocols in one centralized fast tool. Guest • Mar 2017 • 3 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • SecureCRT is a good alternative to MobaXterm, because you can run Python, Java or VBS scripts and macros to extend the functionality of the software or to automate repeatedly used functions! Good support in the forum! tiborwApr 2018 Disagree   Agree

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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  • 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

  • Xming

    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...

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  • 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. .

    Free Open Source Windows

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MobaXterm Comments

not really free

Comment by gillesCrebassa
about MobaXterm · Sep 2012 · Helpful Not helpful 3 Helpful Report as spam

This tool is great but not really free.
The number of connection is limited and new session are not saved. You must take the professional version for unlimited sessions.
The screen saver is also installed and can't be removed.

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Comment by alexrichardford
about MobaXterm · Mar 2017 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Report as spam

It's great to have so many advanced/power tools in one app!

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