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Xshell is a powerful terminal emulator that supports SSH, SFTP, TELNET, RLOGIN and SERIAL.

Xshell Alternatives

The best Xshell alternatives based on verified products, community votes, reviews and other factors.
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    MobaXterm is a software that uses a set of optimized network tools included in a single exe file. MobaXterm integrates several network clients with an X server, and also integrates a full set of Unix based commands. Read more about MobaXterm.

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    Popular free terminal application. Mostly used as an SSH client.

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    KiTTY is a fork from version 0.70 of PuTTY. It adds extra features to PuTTY.

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    Console is a Windows console window enhancement.

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    Download WMF. Windows Management Framework contains the latest versions of PowerShell, DSC, WMI, and WinRM for older versions of Windows. PowerShell Module Browser. Search for PowerShell modules and cmdlets.

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    Cygwin is a set of tools that provide Linux and POSIX functionality to Windows.

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    Terminator is one of the most useful and dynamic terminal emulators for Unix based operating systems.

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    Portable terminal app that bundles ConEmu and Clink with great looking defaults.

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    OpenSSH is a free version of the SSH connectivity tools that technical users rely on.

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    MTPuTTY stands for multi-tabbed PuTTY, is one of the best SSH client for Windows operating systems.

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    GNOME Terminal is a terminal emulator for GNOME desktop.

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    A terminal emulator for macOS that does amazing things.

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    Windows Console Emulator, Far Manager plugins.

Xshell Reviews

External sources with reviews and comparisons of Xshell

Best Putty Alternatives for SSH Clients for Windows (FREE!)
Xshell is another great tool for connecting to SSH1, SSH2, SFTP, Telent, rLogin and even to Serial connections. Some features of Xshell include the following:
30 best PuTTY alternatives for SSH clients for 2020
XSHELL is free for home use and there is a paid version for businesses. This tool runs on Windows, but it can communicate with Linux and Unix servers. Security options let you choose between SSH1 and SSH2. There is also an rlogin option. However, that doesn’t include encryption, so you would be better off sticking with the...
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