WinSCP 5.8.1 Beta

4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 (378 votes)


Windows (All) / Open Source / 45,536 downloads

WinSCP is freeware SFTP (SSH File Transfer Protocol) and SCP (Secure CoPy) client for Windows using SSH (Secure Shell). Its main purpose is safe copying files between local and remote computer. Beyond this basic function, it manages some other actions with files. It can do all basic operations with files, such as copying and moving. It also allows you to rename files and folders, create new folders, change properties of files and folders. One of two selectable program interfaces allows user to manage files even on local computer. Most operations can be done recursively for files in folders.

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  • Latest Changes

    - SSH core and private key tools (PuTTYgen and Pageant) upgraded to the latest development snapshot of PuTTY (2015-12-22, commit 51465fa). It brings following changes: ?Support for ChaCha20-Poly1305 authenticated encryption. chacha20-poly1305

    - Support for Curve25519 key exchange. curve25519

    - Support for ECDSA keys in PuTTY and PuTTYgen. 1390 ecdsa

    - Support for Ed25519 user and host keys. ed25519

    - WinSCP prefers host-key types it already has cached or configured (in scripting). hostkey-prefer-cached

    - Support for OpenSSH encrypt-then-MAC scheme. encrypt-then-mac

Reviews of WinSCP

  1. 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 5.5.1 (Jan 29, 2014)

    as the others say. such a good program!

  2. 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 5.2.1 Beta (May 14, 2013)

    This is a straight forward SFTP/FTP utility. I have been using this for a few years now. I use it for standard FTP, as well as Secure FTP sites. It's very reliable.

  3. 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 5.1.1 (Nov 9, 2012)

    The goldstandard. The best!


  4. 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 5.0.9 RC (Sep 7, 2012)

    The Standard! Highly recommended.

  5. 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 5.0.3 Beta (Oct 21, 2011)

    Great program! Use it everyday. There is nothing better.

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