Freeware SSH/Telnet Client

Updated 12 Aug 2018

Bitvise SSH Client

Our friendly and flexible SSH Client for Windows which includes state of the art terminal emulation, graphical as well as command-line SFTP support, an FTP-to-SFTP bridge, powerful tunneling features including dynamic port forwarding through integrated proxy, and also remote administration for our SSH Server..
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10.8 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XP | Free

Tera Term

Tera Term (rarely TeraTerm) is an open-source, free, software implemented, terminal emulator (communications) program..
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10.92 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XP | Free


PuTTY is by far the most lightweight and handy SSH client available for free. A review of PuTTY has also been published.
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444 KB | For Windows | Free

Xshell Free

Xshell Free is a powerful terminal emulator that supports SSH1, SSH2, SFTP, TELNET, RLOGIN, and SERIAL..
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36.5 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XP | Free


KiTTY is a SSH and Telnet client which was forked from the ever-so-popular PuTTY project. A review of KiTTY has also been published.
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1 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XP / NT | Free

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