WinSCP Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to WinSCP for Windows, Mac, Linux, Web, Android and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 25+ apps similar to WinSCP.

WinSCP, a popular free SFTP and FTP client for Windows, copies files between a local and remote computer. It supports also FTPS, SCP and WebDAV. It offers easy to use GUI for all common file operations and a powerfull automation with .NET assembly. If your looking for more info about WinSCP like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 9/9/2018 12:38:00 AM

Alternatives to WinSCP for all platforms with any license

  • FileZilla

    FileZilla is a powerful FTP-client. It has been designed for ease of use and with support for as many features as possible, while still being fast and reliable. The program offers support for firewalls and proxy connections as well as SSL and Kerberos GSS security.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com ... ReactOS

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    • Warning Be aware that installing FileZilla on your computer might install some bundleware/malware on your machine. See this thread on the FileZilla forum: https://forum.filezilla-project.org/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=48441
    • Bundleware The installer may contain adwares. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
  • Cyberduck

    Cyberduck is an open source FTP client. With an easy to use interface, connect to FTP (File Transfer Protocol), SFTP (SSH Secure File Transfer), WebDAV (Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning), Amazon S3, Google Storage, Windows Azure, Rackspace Cloud Files and even Google Docs. Cyberduck includes a bookmark manager and supports the Mac OS X Keychain and Bonjour networking.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows

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  • Forklift

    ForkLift is designed to be the fastest, most powerful file manager for the Mac. Connect to FTP or SFTP servers, manage your Amazon S3 account or your mobile devices over Bluetooth. All these features are beautifully integrated into a sophisticated, yet easy to use Cocoa based interface. Dual-pane view will dramatically increase your productivity along with state-of-the-art features like live preview, spring loaded folders and any-to-any workflow.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac

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  • FireFTP

    FireFTP is a free, secure, cross-platform FTP client for Mozilla Firefox which provides easy and intuitive access to FTP servers.

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

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    • Discontinued The extension is not working on Firefox 57 and later. The developer ended support and development of FireFTP after 13 years. The extension still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like https://alternativeto.net/software/waterfox/ and https://alternativeto.net/software/palemoon/
  • Transmit

    Transmit is an FTP client for Mac OS X and Mac OS Classic (which is unsupported). Developed by Panic, Transmit is shareware - after a 7 day trial period, some features of the product are disabled until it has been purchased. The current version, Transmit 4, includes a number of new features, like uploading using a Dashboard widget or the dock, support for .Mac and iDisk/WebDAV, mounting remote folders as local disks, Spotlight and Automator plugins and more.

    Commercial Mac

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  • muCommander

    muCommander is a cross-platform file manager that will run on any operating system which supports Java. It features a Norton Commander style interface to allow easy manipulation of files with many keyboard shortcuts. Pre-compiled builds are available for Mac OS X, Windows, Linux, Solaris, *BSD, etc.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web BSD ... Java

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  • Bitvise SSH Client

    SSH and SFTP client for Windows incorporates: * one of the most advanced graphical SFTP clients; * state-of-the-art terminal emulation with support for the bvterm, xterm, and vt100 protocols; * support for corporation-wide single sign-on using SSPI (GSSAPI) Kerberos 5 and NTLM user authentication, as well as Kerberos 5 host authentication; * support for RSA and DSA public key authentication with comprehensive user keypair management; * powerful SSH port forwarding...

    Free Personal Windows

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  • trolCommander

    trolCommander - fork of the free and opensource muCommander filemanager. trolCommander is a lightweight, cross-platform file manager with a dual-pane interface with tabbed navigation and rich functionality. It runs on any operating system with Java support. It supports multiple virtual systems - FTP, SFTP, SMB, NFS, HTTP, Amazon S3, Hadoop HDFS and Bonjour.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • FileZilla Secure

    FileZilla Secure is a free FTP client that has all the features of the original FileZilla plus it encrypts your FTP passwords to help protect from hackers stealing them.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows

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    • Discontinued FileZilla now has support for this: https://forum.filezilla-project.org/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=64&start=1005#p156191
    • Warning It has been clearly 'replaced' by the original FileZilla, see https://forum.filezilla-project.org/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=64&start=1005#p156191
  • PAC Manager

    PAC is a Perl/GTK Gnome replacement for SecureCRT/Putty/etc... It provides a GUI to configure SSH/Telnet connections: users, passwords, EXPECT regular expressions, macros, etc. Unique Linux application to impletement almost every SecureCRT's functionality. Remote and local macros. Remotely send commands with EXPECT regexp. Cluster connections!! Connections on same cluster share keystrokes!! Proxy support.

    Free Open Source Linux

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    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 4.5.5.7, released in November 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • Royal TSX

    Royal TS provides easy and secure access to your remote systems Unlock the power to remotely manage your systems on multiple platforms! Royal TS is the perfect tool for server admins, system engineers, developers and IT focused information workers who constantly need to access remote systems with different protocols. For the first time in the industry you're able to use Royal TS on Windows, OS X and soon, on iPad & iPhone.

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad

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  • sshfs

    This is a filesystem client based on the SSH File Transfer Protocol. Since most SSH servers already support this protocol it is very easy to set up: i.e. on the server side there's nothing to do. On the client side mounting the filesystem is as easy as logging into the server with ssh.

    Free Open Source Linux Xfce

  • SmartFTP

    SmartFTP is an FTP (File Transfer Protocol), FTPS, SFTP, WebDAV, S3, Google Drive, OneDrive, SSH, Terminal client. It allows you to transfer files between your local computer and a server on the Internet. With its many basic and advanced Features SmartFTP also offers secure, reliable and efficient transfers that make it a powerful tool. SmartFTP can be used for: - Web site publishing and maintenance - Upload and download of images, documents, movie and music files - Managed file transfers.

    Commercial Windows

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  • FlashFXP

    Secure, reliable, and efficient file transfers. Use FlashFXP to publish and maintain your website. Upload and download files, such as documents, photos, videos, music and more! Transfer or backup local and remote files, plus (FXP) server to server ftp transfers. FlashFXP offers unique and complimentary advanced features for client configuration. Share files with your friends and co-workers (FTP or SFTP server required).

    Commercial Windows

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  • Yummy FTP Pro

    Yummy FTP Pro is an FTP/S + SFTP + WebDAV/S file transfer client which focuses on speed, reliability and productivity. Whether you need to transfer a few files or a few thousand, schedule automatic backups, or perform website maintenance, Yummy FTP Pro will handle it with ease.

    Commercial Mac

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  • AndFTP

    AndFTP is a FTP client for Android devices. It allows managing several FTP servers. It comes with both a device file browser and a FTP file browser. It provides download and upload features with resume support. Use device menu to rename, delete, copy, set permissions and create folders.

    Free Android

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  • gFTP

    gFTP is a simple GTK+ based ftp client for Linux. Supports the FTP, FTPS (control connection only), HTTP, HTTPS, SSH and FSP protocols, FTP and HTTP proxy server support, supports FXP file transfers (transferring files between 2 remote servers via FTP), UNIX, EPLF, Novell, MacOS, VMS, MVS and NT (DOS) style directory listings, bookmarks menu to allow you to quickly connect to remote sites.Fully Internationalized.

    Free Open Source Linux Xfce

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    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last stable version, 2.0.19, released on November 30th, 2008, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • bareFTP

    bareFTP is a file transfer client supporting the FTP, FTP over SSL/TLS (FTPS) and SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP). It is written in C#, targeting the Mono framework and the GNOME desktop environment. bareFTP is free and open source software released under the terms of the GPL license.

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Swish

    Swish adds support for SFTP to Windows Explorer so you can access your files on another computer securely via SSH. Swish is easy to use because it integrates seamlessly with Windows Explorer so working with remote files feels just like working with the ones on your local computer. We believe Swish is a better option for typical Windows users than WinSCP because it is so easy to use. Download it now and decide for yourself.

    Free Open Source Windows

  • DPLOY

    DPLOY is an FTP/SFTP deployment tool built in node.js Uploads the latest changes by comparing the version on your server with your git repository.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Node.JS

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  • Gigolo

    Gigolo is a frontend to easily manage connections to remote filesystems using GIO/GVfs. It allows you to quickly connect/mount a remote filesystem and manage bookmarks of such. It is part of the Xfce Goodies project and also hosted on the Xfce servers though it doesn't have any hard Xfce dependencies and can be used on other desktop environments as well. The only hard dependency is GTK2 (2.12 or newer).

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • BitKinex

    Bitkinex is a multiprotocol FTP client, supporting FTP, SFTP, HTTP (WebDAV). The FTP features on one-click commands list, multipart download and multi thread browse. The WebDAV client features messenger-like user interface, fast multithreaded and multipart downloads, server-to-server transfers and SSL. In march 2009, the development of BitKinex stopped and it became freeware.

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued In march 2009, the development of BitKinex stopped and it became freeware. Last version, 3.2.3, is still downloadable from the official website.
  • AnyClient

    Free and portable FTP- and WebDAV-client software with support for FTP/S, SFTP and WebDAV/S protocols AnyClient is a free platform independent file transfer application that supports all major file transfer protocols including FTP/S, SFTP and WebDAV/S. AnyClient is available both as a web based service requiring no software installation, and as a downloadable application that you can install locally.

    Free Mac Windows Web

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