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.

A simple, lightweight client for connecting to a Linux shell from your Windows machine!

License

Free

Supported Platforms

Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com ReactOS

Apps for PuTTY

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Links to official PuTTY sites

Official Website    Source

Features

Built-in SSH client Configurable Download Accelerators Host management Lightweight Session management Support for SFTP SSH Tabbed interface Telnet client Terminal emulator Xterm emulation Add a feature

Categories

File Sharing Network & Admin OS & Utilities

Tags

console remote-connection ssh-client telnet terminal-emulation


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Have been using putty for years. Though a bit old, it works for me!

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PuTTY doesn't have tabs. This is super annoying. (Asbru, PAC Manager, SecureCRT, Zoc do) It can't use standard OpenSSH keys. You must convert them to its own PPK key format. All other SSH clients use...

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