Top SSH Clients for iPhone

So you want to enter to your computer or another computer over a network, to give commands in an inaccessible machine, and to move files? SSH or Secure Shell is the program you need.   It provides strong confirmation and secure communications over a not so secured channel. What if you don’t have your laptop with you? This could be really hard since not all computers have SSH. So here is a list of SSH clients for your iPhone.


Touchterm is a free version of Touchterm Pro that connects with all servers. It doesn't have the fancy features and gestures of TouchTerm Pro but can be recommended as an SSH client. It is driven by industry-standard OpenSSH, Open-source library and has clocked months of daily usage of a massive user base.

Features include RSA/DSA public key authentication, complete server, connection, password, and SSH Key management, application Lock,  both Wi-Fi and EDGE/3G support. Full special-key support, allows displaying terminal output, Landscape mode support, configurable font size and color and support for almost all commonly used international character encoding.


iSSH is a  front-end application to the command line application. iSSH gives an easy way to start an SSH connection to a remote computer.  It includes: ports to forward to the remote computer, or, to start an SSH SOCKS proxy. The first could be used to forward a VNC connection over SSH and the latter could be used to bypass your work’s website filters. Either way, iSSH offers a simple way to start an SSH connection for those who don't know how to use the Terminal or just don’t need it. SSH and Telnet emulator of VT100, VT102, VT220, ANSI, and xterm terminals. It is incorporated with a tunneled VNC and RDP client and an X server.


A very simple SSH client and xterm terminal emulator. Its features include; SSH, Telnet, and Raw Socket (TCP) support; xterm terminal emulation; 80x24 standard unix terminal window; Pinch to zoom in the terminal; Landscape and Portrait modes; Support for CTRL keys; Works over Edge, 3G, or WiFi connections


Ideal for system administrators, web developers, movie-style hackers or any person who needs to connect remotely and type. It looks and works great on iPhone, your iPad, and even iPod Touch. Requires iOS 5.0 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5

Features include effortless favorites, customizable special keys, autocomplete, keyfile support, Bluetooth keyboards including special keys, password lock, Bonjour server detection.

Rapid SSH 

RapidSSH is a powerful and complete Terminal App for Apple iPad and iPhone, enabling SSH, Telnet and RAW connectivity to devices over Wifi and 3G. Full multi-session capability, complex scripting, remote screen sharing via web, Dropbox support, and full logging. It supports SSH v1, SSH v2, SSH Agent, Agent Forwarding, and full scripting.

These are great applications, and each offers something the other doesn’t. Choose which ones you think you really need. You can enjoy your gadget fully with this app so go get one! 

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