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PuTTY Alternatives for Android

PuTTY is not available for Android but there are some alternatives with similar functionality. The best Android alternative is Termius, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to PuTTY and six of them are available for Android so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Android alternatives to PuTTY are ConnectBot, JuiceSSH, Royal TSX and GSW ConnectBot.

PuTTY 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 PuTTY.
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  1. 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 or IoT devices and quickly fix issues from the comfort of your couch via laptop or phone.

    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    Almost everyone thinks Termius is a great alternative to PuTTY.

    Can be used on Linux, has a cleaner Interface compared to PuTTY & it's free for students.

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    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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    JuiceSSH

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • mosh
    • OpenSSH
    • Dropbear SSH Server and Client

    The all in one terminal client for Android including SSH, Local Shell, Mosh and Telnet support.

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    Most users think JuiceSSH is a great alternative to PuTTY.
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    Royal TSX

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Royal TS provides easy and secure access to your remote systems.

    ⚫︎ Multiple Account supportRoyal TSX support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
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  5. GSW ConnectBot from Georgia SoftWorks is a simple to use but powerful Telnet/SSH client designed for use in demanding industrial environments and tested on a variety of versions of Android. Easy network licensing and configuration cloning/transfer.

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    I have used GSW ConnectBot as an Android Telnet Client alternative to PuTTY and it has never let me down. The product is very stable and the staff that supports the products are top-tier

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    GSW ConnectBot comes with very strong security algorithms, considerably stronger than PuTTY and also many corporate features like network licensing and configuration cloning. I work in an industrial environment so these features really matter to me.

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    SSH / Telnet / UART dongles (USB and Bluetooth) / own PTY client for Android.

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