MobaXterm 8.0

4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 (50 votes)

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Windows 7/2000/Server 2003/Server 2008/Vista/XP / Freeware / 2,692 downloads

MobaXterm is an enhanced terminal with an X server and a set of Unix commands (GNU/Cygwin) packaged in a single portable exe file. MobaXterm includes a great multitab native Windows terminal, a new X server based on X.Org for easily export your Unix/Linux display and a lot of new GNU Unix commands. You can also use some of the free plugins for extending MobaXterm capabilities.

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    MobaXterm

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  • Latest Changes

    - New feature: MobaXterm is now able to create shared credentials for multiple sessions

    - Improvement: SSH, telnet, rlogin and serial sessions are now powered by a faster native Windows engine based on the efficient PuTTY tool by Simon Tatham

    - New feature: Added "MobaKeyGen": a graphical SSH keys generator based on the great "PuTTYgen" tool by Simon Tatham

    - Improvement: Default X server is now a native Windows port of Xorg with no wrapper (compiled using MinGW)

    - Improvement: The embedded terminal is now based on a plain PuTTY engine

    - Improvement: Re-organized session settings for better usability

Reviews of MobaXterm

  1. 5 out of 5 stars
    Craig31

    Reviewing 7.1 (Apr 14, 2014)

    Excellent tool for SSH, SCP, SFTP, RDP connections with an embedded X11 server!
    MobaXterm is really convenient, especially when you have multiple SSH servers to reach, files to transfer and graphical applications to launch remotely, and when you care about security.

  2. 3 out of 5 stars
    smaragdus

    Reviewing 6.0 (Nov 17, 2012)

    In fact this is a demo with many limitations (for example the FTP server runs for 60 seconds only)- see the features of personal and professional editions in the link below:

    http://mobaxterm.mobatek.net/download.html

  3. 5 out of 5 stars
    netean

    Reviewing 6.0 (Oct 13, 2012)

    quite simply. Brilliant.
    Attractive to look at (and configurable)
    Fast to load and portable
    Low memory usage
    Incredibly feature rich
    Supports plugins (and there are several)
    Actively developed (unlike Putty)
    and 100% free.

    Just an amazing bit of software

  4. 5 out of 5 stars
    reddy.shyam

    Reviewing 6.0 (Oct 11, 2012)

    Just brilliant! Discovered v5.1 and never looked back. All my needs in one place. Can't ask for anything better. Kudos to the author.

  5. 5 out of 5 stars
    catlin73

    Reviewing 3.0 (Aug 23, 2010)

    The best alternative to Exceed, Xming or PuTTY : this program does everything in a small portable executable: X server, telnet, SSH, graphical SFTP...

    I can't imagine connecting to my remote Linux server using another program.

    A must have!!

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