AlternativeTo Logo

OpenSSH Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to OpenSSH for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is PuTTY, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to OpenSSH and 16 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to OpenSSH are Muon SSH/SFTP client (formerly Snowflake), Mosh, SecureCRT and WindTerm.

OpenSSH alternatives are mainly Terminal Emulators but may also be SSH Clients or Shells. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of OpenSSH.
This page was last updated
OpenSSH iconOpenSSH
  350
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • iPhone
  • BSD
  • Cygwin
  • Haiku

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

Learn more about OpenSSH

  1. Dropbear SSH Server and Client icon

    Dropbear SSH Server and Client

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin

    Dropbear is a relatively small SSH 2 server and client. It runs on a variety of POSIX-based platforms.

    Suggest and vote on features
    No screenshots yet
  2. SecureBlackbox® icon

    SecureBlackbox®

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    SecureBlackbox is a library (suite of components and classes) for software developers that allows them to provide secure data transfer and storage, digital signing and verification, encryption, and compression (please refer to /n software website to get the complete list of...

    Suggest and vote on features
    No screenshots yet


  3. PSSH icon

    PSSH

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    PSSH, Parallel SSH Tools, provides parallel versions of OpenSSH and related tools.

    Suggest and vote on features
    No screenshots yet
  4. KontrolPack icon

    KontrolPack

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    KontrolPack is a cross-platform remote shell command executor and a network manager.

    Suggest and vote on features
    KontrolPack 1.4.0 : JKontrol server on MS Windows XP SP 2
  5. CrushFTP icon

    CrushFTP

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    CrushFTP is a robust file transfer server that makes it easy to setup secure connections with your users.

    Suggest and vote on features
    Screenshot


  6. NetCrypt icon

    NetCrypt

    • FreeProprietary
    • Linux

    NetCrypt is a small Open Source command line file-transfer utility providing authentication, confidentiality and integrity validation while still maintaining top-notch performance and transfer speed between machines.

    Suggest and vote on features
    No screenshots yet
Showing 16 of 16 alternatives