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SecureCRT Alternatives for Windows

There are many alternatives to SecureCRT for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is PuTTY, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to SecureCRT and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to SecureCRT are mRemoteNG, OpenSSH, MobaXterm and KiTTY.

SecureCRT 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 SecureCRT.
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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.

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    Putty is light weight and runs as a standard for all the platform, so no trouble switching the OS.

    few features are not there as provoking some other software as Citrix or some other web browsers. button for shortcuts are not there. basically the GUI features are missing but that would be the cost for lightweight i guess...

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

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    Almost everyone thinks mRemoteNG is a great alternative to SecureCRT.
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    More then Securecrt, I Love this apps

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    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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  4. 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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    Almost everyone thinks MobaXterm is a great alternative to SecureCRT.
    jineshkaiprath

    I have tried all alternatives. Yes Putty stands out for simplicity and speed. But no advanced features. ZOC and Xshell are good but MobaXterm stands out. Its free with minor annoyance and no important features missing. It can be customised and is an all in one place for RDP , SSH ( which I use ) and others. So I regard this as the best alternative.

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    Rich in features, easy to use for even noobies.

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    Much better interface, supports multiple types of connections (specifically SSH and RDP) and the interface is much better and more modern

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

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  6. 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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    WezTerm

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    A GPU-accelerated cross-platform terminal emulator and multiplexer written by @wez and implemented in Rust

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    SSH client for file transfer, terminal and tunneling.

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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.

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    Very good connection manager, supporting many different protocols and applications, rich feature set. It is not for free but price is easily affordable.

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  10. ZOC is a powerful and well-established terminal emulator and telnet client, well known for its outstanding user interface with tabbed multi session support.

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    Very similar feature set. Also commercial but less expensive.

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