win-sshfs Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to win-sshfs for Windows and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is ExpanDrive. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try WinFsp or SFTP Drive. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to win-sshfs and eight of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to win-sshfs are WebDrive (Paid), FTPDrive (Free), SSHFS-Win (Free, Open Source) and Dokan SSHFS (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Feb 7, 2019

    1. ExpanDrive is a Network file system client for Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows that facilitates mapping of local volume to any SFTP server the user can access.
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    2. Put the cloud on your desktop; access Amazon S3, Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive and more. WebDrive lets you edit files on corporate SFTP and SharePoint Servers as easily as editing any file on your computer.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      WinFsp, Windows File System Proxy, is a set of software components for Windows computers that allows the creation of user mode file systems. In this sense it is similar to FUSE (Filesystem in Userspace), which provides the same functionality on UNIX-like computers.
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      Faster and more reliable than win-sshfs. Has a SSHFS plug-in.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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    3. An easy-to-use utility that mounts remote file systems as Windows drives via SFTP. Once connected, you can browse and work with files as if they were stored on your local machine.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Create virtual drive which links to configured FTP servers. In difference from other ftp-client this allows works with FTP from any program(even if it has no built-in ftp-client). No more external FTP-clients but only one ordinary disk in "My computer"

      Discontinued

      Last version published in 2006 per http://www.killprog.com/fdrve.html

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    4. SSHFS-Win is a minimal port of SSHFS to Windows. Under the hood it uses Cygwin for the POSIX environment and WinFsp for the FUSE functionality.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Dokan SSHFS is a program that mounts remote file systems using SSH. Dokan SSHFS depends on Dokan Library which you can find on the application's website.
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    5. Cloud storage as hard disk Managing your favorite cloud storage cannot be easier. Just provide cloud login information, and all cloud storages will automatically appear as your virtual drive each time you start your PC.
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      This alternative is disputed. NetDrive is still a legitimate alternative to win-sshfs, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
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