SSH or secure shell is the best way to communicate secretly over Internet it provides a secure channel between sender and the receiver and it uses encryption techniques to make the procedure secure. SSH is a protocol and there are different clients are available to run and execute or simple to work on this protocol for different Operating system like for Linux, MAC, Iphone and Windows.
So before going to the actual tutorial I would like to share some SSH clients for different operating system.
This article contain a list of best SSH clients that are available for Windows Operating system. So here is the comprehensive list that we have created on based of our knowledge, if you do not find your SSH client than comment about it.
PuTTY is a free implementation of Telnet and SSH for Windows and Unix platforms, along with an xterm terminal emulator. PuTTY 0.61 is out, after over four years, with new features, bug fixes, and compatibility updates for Windows 7 and various SSH server software.
OpenSSH for Windows is a free package that installs a minimal OpenSSH server and client utilities in the Cygwin package without needing the full Cygwin installation. The OpenSSH for Windows package provides full SSH/SCP/SFTP support. SSH terminal support provides a familiar Windows Command prompt, while retaining Unix/Cygwin-style paths for SCP and SFTP.
WinSCP is an open source free SFTP client, SCP client, FTPS client and FTP client for Windows. Its main function is file transfer between a local and a remote computer. Beyond this, WinSCP offers scripting and basic file manager functionality. It has a graphical interface it supports basic authentication.
Private Shell is an advanced and easy-to-use SSH and SecureFTP client for Windows providing remote computer access with SSH1 and SSH2 protocols. Private Shell’s default configuration allows you to connect to any SSH1 or SSH2 server in the most secure way by choosing the strongest encryption algorithms supported by a remote computer.
AbsoluteTelnet / SSH is a secure flexible terminal client with rock-solid emulations that is suitable for developers, administrators, or deployment across the enterprise.
OpenSSH (SSH1 and SSH2 protocol) with Cygwin can run on Windows using the portable version of OpenSSH, which can be either built from source or installed as a Cygwin native package. Several other packages of OpenSSH on Cygwin exist; one that is actively maintained is copssh.