PuTTY for Mac

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PuTTY by Simon Tatham is a powerful client for the SSH, Telnet and Rlogin network protocols. Unfortunately, the application is not available for use on Mac systems. Still, you can successfully replace PuTTY for Mac with a program from this list of alternatives. Using these programs you will be able to connect remotely to computers and servers and perform any major task you would perform with PuTTY for Mac.

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PuTTY for Mac OS X: Best alternatives You can use one of these PuTTY for Mac alternatives which were thoughtfully chosen by our editors and user community.


MacTerm Free

by Kevin M. Grant.

MacTerm (was MacTelnet) on Mac OS X is now a complete replacement for Terminal, allowing access to both local and remote applications.

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SecureCRT Free

by VanDyke Software

SecureCRT for Windows, Mac, and Linux provides rock-solid terminal emulation, secure remote access, file transfer, and data tunneling with advanced session management and automation.

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iTerm 2 Free

by George Nachman

Term2 is a replacement for Terminal and the successor to iTerm. It works on Macs with Leopard or Snow Leopard. Its focus is on performance, internationalization, and supporting innovative features that make your life better.

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SSH Tunnlr Free

by Bitten Apps

SSH Tunnlr is an easy way to set up SSH tunnels to other computers and servers. With an SSH tunnel you are able to make certain applications, or even the whole system, connect to the internet going first through another computer...

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SSH Proxy Free

by com.codinnstudio

SSH Proxy can help you effortlessly turn any remote SSH server into a SOCKS v5 proxy, intuitive and easy to use. SSH Proxy is able to remember the SSH login password and save it to OS X's keychain.

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Slink Free

by Slinkware

Slink is the easy and secure way to remotely connect to your home network. All shared services on your home network automatically appear in the Finder, iTunes, iPhoto, and other applications, just as they do at home.

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  • Guest, 7 years ago

    These is garbage...

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