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PAC Manager Alternatives

PAC Manager is described as 'PAC is a Perl/GTK Gnome replacement for SecureCRT/Putty/etc... It provides a GUI to configure SSH/Telnet connections: users, passwords, EXPECT regular expressions, macros, etc' and is a terminal emulator in the network & admin category. There are more than 25 alternatives to PAC Manager for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is PuTTY, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PAC Manager are WinSCP , OpenSSH, mRemoteNG and MobaXterm.

PAC Manager alternatives are mainly Terminal Emulators but may also be SSH Clients or Remote Desktop Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of PAC Manager.
This page was last updated Nov 10, 2021
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

PAC is a Perl/GTK Gnome replacement for SecureCRT/Putty/etc... It provides a GUI to configure SSH/Telnet connections:...

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  1. PuTTY is a free and open-source terminal emulator, serial console and network file transfer application. It supports several network protocols, including SCP, SSH, Telnet, rlogin, and raw socket connection. It can also connect to a serial port.

    PuTTY vs PAC Manager opinions
    This alternative is disputed. PuTTY is still a legitimate alternative to PAC Manager, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    PAC supports the grouping of connections. For example, Groupname of AIX has all of my AIX hosts, etc

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    dandv

    PuTTY doesn't handle multiple connections in a tabbed interface. PAC Manager does.

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    Cannot save connections -> no connection manager

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  2. WinSCP, a popular free SFTP and FTP client for Windows, copies files between a local and remote computer. It supports also FTPS, SCP and WebDAV. It offers easy to use GUI for all common file operations and a powerfull automation with .NET assembly.



  3. OpenSSH

    • 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 (including passwords) to effectively eliminate eavesdropping, connection hijacking, and other attacks.

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    OpenSSH vs PAC Manager opinions
    This alternative is disputed. OpenSSH is still a legitimate alternative to PAC Manager, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    PAC manages multiple ssh sessions while openssh handles one at a time.

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    dandv

    OpenSSH only handles one session at a time

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

    Most users think mRemoteNG is a great alternative to PAC Manager.
  5. MobaXterm is an enhanced terminal app that brings the advanced features of a Unix-like command-line to Windows. It takes the power of Cygwin and wraps it in a sleek, visual interface that's super easy to use, lightweight and portable.



  6. Ásbrú Connection Manager is a user interface that helps organizing remote terminal sessions and automating repetitive tasks.

    Asbru Connection Manager vs PAC Manager opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Asbru Connection Manager is a great alternative to PAC Manager.
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    It's taken over development for PAC.

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    beliys

    This is more active fork PAC

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  7. KiTTY is an opensource terminal emulator, forked from PuTTY , that adds many extra features to the original software.

  8. Windows Terminal is a new, modern, feature-rich, productive terminal application for command-line users.

  9. Remote Desktop Manager lets you centralize all your remote connections, passwords and credentials into a unique platform that can be securely shared between users. Drive security, speed and productivity through your organization while reducing risks for your IT department.

  10. ConnectBot

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    ConnectBot is a Secure Shell client for the Android platform. Its ultimate goal is to create a secure connection through which you can use a shell on a remote machine and transfer files back and forth to your phone.

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