Alternatives to PuTTY for Mac with any license






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  • OpenSSH icon


    OpenSSH is a free version of the SSH connectivity tools that technical users rely on. OpenSSH encrypts all traffic (including passwords) to effectively eliminate...

    Free Open Source Mac Linux iPhone BSD iPad ... Cygwin Haiku

    • Up to date. One of the most trustworthy dev teams on the intenet. Brioni1988Feb 2017 • 5 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Totally standardized on all platforms (ok, not Windows, but catching up there). Harty1978Mar 2017 • 4 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • OpenSSH includes both client and server software Guest • Jun 2015 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • There is no gui for connection management. Guest • Oct 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • ZOC icon


    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...

    Commercial Mac OS X Windows

    • More features. Cleaner user interface. Actual support. externitoritusOct 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • Fully features, and rock solid. Never had any stability problem. Perfect for the daily work. AtmanandaOct 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • One of the few options available on the mac. Brioni1988Feb 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • Just let me say one thing: Try managing 200 hosts for 10+ clients in the host directory of Putty and ZOC. hansolo1988May 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • tabs, ease of use, very easy to customize grerclNov 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • Chrome Secure Shell icon

    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...

    Free Mac OS X Windows Linux Chrome OS Chrome

  • rxvt-unicode icon


    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 OS X Linux

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  • SecureCRT icon


    SecureCRT combines rock-solid terminal emulation with the strong encryption, data integrity, and authentication options of the Secure Shell protocol. SecureCRT provides...

    Commercial Mac OS X Windows Linux

    • Simply the best telnet/ssh client on the market. Excellent support too! artcrimeDec 2015 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Codinn SSH Proxy icon

    Codinn SSH Proxy

    SSH Proxy can help you turn any remote SSH server into a SOCKS v5 proxy, intuitive and easy to use. SSH Proxy is able to remember the SSH login password & private...

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac OS X

  • Termius icon


    Powerful iOS, Android, Desktop (Chrome) SSH client.

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

  • FireSSH icon


    FireSSH is a free, cross-platform SSH terminal client for Mozilla Firefox. Written entirely in Javascript!

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux Waterfox Pale Moon ... Firefox

    • Discontinued The extension is not working on Firefox 57 and later. The developer ended support and development of FireSSH. The extension still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like and
  • MacTerm icon


    MacTerm (was MacTelnet) on OS X is now a complete replacement for Terminal, allowing access to both local and remote applications. Its many features include powerful...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X

  • Codinn SSH Tunnel icon

    Codinn SSH Tunnel

    SSH Tunnel is the best way to manage your SSH tunnels, with OS X Keychain integration. You can manage multiple tunnels in parallel, supports password/keyboard/pubkey...

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac OS X

  • ClusterSSH

    ClusterSSH controls a number of xterm windows via a single graphical console window to allow commands to be interactively run on multiple servers over an ssh connection....

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Linux

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  • SSH Shell icon

    SSH Shell

    SSH Shell is an intuitive SSH client for Mac OS X, allows you access server's console with single-click.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac OS X