WinSCP – Freeware SFTP and SCP client for Windows

WinSCP – Freeware SFTP and SCP client for Windows

WinSCP – Freeware SFTP and SCP client for Windows

WinSCP is an open source SFTP (SSH File Transfer Protocol) and SCP (Secure CoPy) client for Windows using SSH (Secure SHell). Its main function is safe copying of files between a local and a remote computer. Beyond this basic function, WinSCP manages some other actions with files.

WinSCP is also available as plugin to FAR filemanager.

Before using WinSCP, see what it can do and the application requirements. You may also compare SFTP and SCP protocols.

3 thoughts on “WinSCP – Freeware SFTP and SCP client for Windows

  1. Great little bit of software … I use this regularly at work for all secure connections/file transfers to our datacentre a few miles away. Best of all it’s free!

    When a secure connection isn’t required for FTP though – I must admit – out comes Filezilla!

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