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Xshell Alternatives for Android

Xshell is not available for Android but there are some alternatives with similar functionality. The best Android alternative is Termux, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Xshell and six of them are available for Android so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Android alternatives to Xshell are Remote Desktop Manager, ConnectBot, Royal TSX and JuiceSSH.

Xshell alternatives are mainly Terminal Emulators but may also be Remote Desktop Tools or SSH Clients. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Xshell.
This page was last updated Apr 30, 2022
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  • Free PersonalProprietary
  • Windows

Xshell is a powerful SSH1, SSH2, SFTP, TELNET, RLOGIN and SERIAL terminal emulator for Windows platforms. It allows users...

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  1. Termux

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid
    • zsh
    • Bash

    Ready to go. Termux works directly with no rooting or setup required. At first start a minimal base system is installed automatically - you decide what to do next.

  2. 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.



  3. ConnectBot

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    ConnectBot is a Secure Shell client for the Android platform. Its ultimate goal is to create a secure connection through which you can use a shell on a remote machine and transfer files back and forth to your phone.

  4. Royal TSX

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Royal TS provides easy and secure access to your remote systems.

  5. JuiceSSH

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • mosh
    • OpenSSH
    • Dropbear SSH Server and Client

    The all in one terminal client for Android including SSH, Local Shell, Mosh and Telnet support.



  6. Termius is more than a mere SSH client – it’s a complete command-line solution that’s redefining remote access for sysadmins and network engineers. Securely access Linux or IoT devices and quickly fix issues from the comfort of your couch via laptop or phone.

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