PuTTy is the most popular SSH clients for Windows-based systems. It’s very small in size and easy use. Most of the people in Linux world prefer to use putty. But they are aware that there are many tools available to provides many features which putty doesn’t have. I have used many ssh clients and adding 5 Alternatives to PuTTY client below which I found better. I hope you will get some experience with them
Alternatives of PuTTy for Windows –
Solar PuTTY is an excellent and free tool provided by SolarWinds. Solar Putty supports Multiple Protocols including SSH, SCP (Secure Copy), Telnet & SFTP/FTP. It has Multi-Tabbed interface for quickly Switch between multiple Sessions. Provides auto login using saved credentials. If any connection is dropped, it reconnects automatically.
Auto Reconnect if a Connection Drops
KiTTY is a fork from version 0.63 of PuTTY, the best telnet / SSH client in the world. KiTTY is only designed for the Microsoft Windows platform. For more information about the original software, or pre-compiled binaries on other systems, you can go to the Simon Tatham PuTTY page.
MobaXterm is an advanced terminal for Windows with an X11 server, It provides tabbed SSH client and many of other networking tools for remote computing. MobaXterm provides all the essential Unix commands to Windows desktop, in a single portable executable file which works out of the box.
mRemoteNG is a fork of mRemote, an open source, tabbed, multi-protocol, remote connections manager. mRemoteNG adds bug fixes and new features to mRemote. It allows you to view all of your remote connections in a simple yet powerful tabbed interface.
mRemoteNG supported protocols:
- RDP (Remote Desktop/Terminal Server)
- VNC (Virtual Network Computing)
- ICA (Citrix Independent Computing Architecture)
- SSH (Secure Shell)
- Telnet (TELecommunication NETwork)
- HTTP/HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)
- Raw Socket Connections
Xshell is a powerful terminal emulator that supports SSH, SFTP, TELNET, RLOGIN and SERIAL. It delivers industry-leading performance and feature sets that are not available in its free alternatives.
6. Bitvise SSH Client
Bitvise SSH Client is used to initiate connections to SSH servers. It is usually used interactively, so it will only run when a user runs it, but it can also be launched unattended to run scripted commands or file transfers, or to maintain an SSH connection for port forwarding. The SSH client is used to access a terminal console on an SSH server, to initiate port forwarding, or to initiate file transfers to and from SSH servers using SFTP.