PAC Manager Alternatives for Windows

    PAC Manager is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is WinSCP , which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to PAC Manager and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to PAC Manager are PuTTY (Free, Open Source), OpenSSH (Free, Open Source), mRemoteNG (Free, Open Source) and MobaXterm (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jul 26, 2021

    1. 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.
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    2. 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.
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      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
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

      dandv PuTTY doesn't handle multiple connections in a tabbed interface. PAC Manager does.
      Negative comment almost 4 years ago

      Cannot save connections -> no connection manager
      Negative comment almost 6 years ago


    3. 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.
      Negative comment about 6 years ago

      dandv OpenSSH only handles one session at a time
      Negative comment almost 4 years ago

    4. mRemoteNG is a fork of mRemote , an open source, tabbed, multi-protocol, remote connections manager. It allows you to view all of your remote connections in a simple yet powerful tabbed interface.
      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.
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    6. KiTTY is an opensource terminal emulator, forked from PuTTY , that adds many extra features to the original software.
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    7. 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.
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    8. SSH and SFTP client for Windows incorporates: * one of the most advanced graphical SFTP clients; * state-of-the-art terminal emulation with support for the bvterm, xterm, and vt100 protocols; * support for corporation-wide single sign-on using SSPI (GSSAPI)...
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    9. Royal TS provides easy and secure access to your remote systems Unlock the power to remotely manage your systems on multiple platforms!
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