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WinSCP is a popular SFTP client and FTP Client for Microsoft Windows!
Copy file between a local computer and remote servers using File Transfer Protocol, FTPS, SCP, SFTP, WebDAV or S3 file transfer protocols.
113 million downloads to date
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WinSCP 5.13 is a major application update. New features and enhancements include:
Amazon S3 protocol support.
SHA-256 host key fingerprints are used.
Stalled connection attempts can be canceled promptly.
Improvements to .NET assembly and scripting.
List of all changes.
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WinSCP (Windows Secure Copy) is a free and open-source SFTP, FTP, WebDAV, Amazon S3 and SCP client for Microsoft Windows. Its main function is Encrypted transfer of file between a local and a remote computer. Beyond this, WinSCP offers basic file manager and file synchronization functionality. For secure transfers, it uses secure Shell (SSH) and supports the SCP protocol in addition to SSH Transfer of File Protocol.
Development of WinSCP started around March 2000 and continues. Originally it was hosted by the University of Economics in Prague, where its author worked at the time. Since July 16, 2003, it is licensed under the GNU GPL and hosted on SourceForge.net.
WinSCP is based on the implementation of the SSH protocol from PuTTY and FTP protocol from FileZilla. It is also available as a plugin for Altap Salamander file manager, and there exists a third-party plugin for the FAR file manager.
1.1 WinSCP as a remote editor
2 portable version
3 Advertisements in installer
4 See also
6 External links
A remote edit window
Graphical user interface
Translated into several languages
Integration with Windows (Drag-and-drop, URL, shortcut icons)
All common operations with files
Support for SSH Transfer of File Protocol and SCP protocols over SSH-1 and SSH-2, File Transfer Protocol protocol, WebDAV protocol and Amazon S3 protocol.
Batch file scripting, command-line interface and .NET wrapper
Directory synchronization in several semi or fully automatic ways
Integrated text editor
Support for SSH password, keyboard-interactive, public key and Kerberos (GSS) authentication
Integrates with Pageant (PuTTY authentication agent) for full support of public key authentication with SSH
Choice of Windows Explorer–like or Norton Commander–like interfaces
Optionally stores session information
Optionally import session information from PuTTY sessions in the registry
Able to upload files and retain associated original date/timestamps, unlike FTP clients
WinSCP as a remote editor
WinSCP can act as a remote editor. When the user clicks on a (text) file in the remote file manager, it transfers the file to the local machine and opens it in the integrated editor, where Windows users can feel very much at Commercial. Alternatively, the user may choose local editors based on file extensions. Whenever the document is saved, the remote version is updated automatically.
Apart from the standard package, three portable versions are also available: A generic package and two customized versions for LiberKey and Portableapps.com. The Professional version runs on Wine in Linux.
Advertisements in installer
Some older versions of the WinSCP installer included OpenCandy advertising module or bundled Google Chrome. Since version 5.5.5 (August 2014) the installer does not contain any advertisement.
WinSCP itself did not and does not contain any advertisements.
Comparison of file managers
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Comparison of FTP Client Utility
^ "Recent Version History :: WinSCP". Retrieved 2018-06-18.
^ "WinSCP Translations". winscp.net. Retrieved 9 March 2017.
^ "Introducing WinSCP". winscp.net. Retrieved 21 November 2014.
^ "Project History". winscp.net. Retrieved 21 November 2014.
^ "WinSCP Contributions". winscp.net. Retrieved 21 November 2014.
^ "WinSCP Plugin to Altap Salamander File Manager". winscp.net. Retrieved 21 November 2014.
^ "NetBox: SFTP/FTP/FTP(S)/SCP/WebDAV client for Far Manager". github.com. Retrieved 21 November 2014.
^ "WinSCP 5.7 - What's New?". Retrieved 16 June 2015.
^ "Editing/Opening Files". winscp.net. Retrieved 21 November 2014.
^ "portable Use". winscp.net. Retrieved 21 November 2014.
^ "WinSCP entry on Wine AppDB". winehq.org. Retrieved 20 February 2015.
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