Freeware SFTP and SCP client for Windows using SSH, which enables you to quickly perform data transfers and manage all your files.
- Version : 5.19.6
- License :GPL
- OS :Windows
- Publisher :Martin Prikryl
There are numerous users who like to connect their computers in a network so that they can easily access each other’s PC whenever needed. Those who want a fast file transfer tool could give WinSCP a try, since it comes with a freeware license, so no money is required for its continuous usage.
It needs to be mentioned from the get-go that this application is addressed mainly to power users, as expert knowledge (or at least the guidance of an expert) is needed to correctly setup the software solution. Once the login process is complete, novices can manage the app on their own, without additional support. To speed up this process in the future, one can save their data as a session that can be loaded with ease whenever needed.
The user interface of WinSCP is intuitive and, according to the choice specified during installation, it displays either a single panel or two (this mode basically provides users with access to both the local and the remote location at the same time).
One can simply explore the files on their computer and choose the ones they want to transfer to the remote PC or FTP server. Also, they can print or compress remote files without needing to copy them to their PC beforehand.
Another function of WinSCP is that it can be used to compare folders and to synchronize their contents without additional effort. The application can also launch PuTTY if you want to modify Telnet or SSH parameters.
All in all, WinSCP can be of great help to all those who often need to process files from remote computers. Once the configuration is correctly set up, transferring and synchronizing data between two remote PC becomes a breeze.