WinSCP is a popular free SFTP SCP WebDAV and FTP client for Windows.
WinSCP is a popular free SFTP and FTP client for Windows. Moreover WinSCP is a powerful multi-functional tool that will improve your productivity. WinSCP can copy files between a local and remote computer using multiple protocols: FTP FTPS SCP SFTP or WebDAV. On the one hand WinSCP offers an easy to use graphical user interface you can choose between Windows Explorer look and tabbed twin-panel interface like Norton commander. On the other hand advanced users can automate WinSCP functionality using .NET assembly or simple batch file scripting. You will use WinSCP for all common operations with files. You can start editing a file directly from WinSCP either using WinSCP internal text editor or using integration with your favorite external text editor. WinSCP operations are not limited to individual files WinSCP offers several ways to synchronize your remote and local directories. After connecting to a site you can choose to store site information for repeated access WinSCP can even share site settings with another popular open source tool PuTTY. WinSCP integrates also with Pageant (PuTTY authentication agent) for full support of public key authentication with SSH. Admins love WinSCP support for portable operation using a configuration file instead of registry entries suitable for operation from removable media. A comprehensive WinSCP documentation is freely accessible at http:winscp.net. This site hosts also a very active user forum for support and feature requests. WinSCP is available in English and many other languages. WinSCP is an open source software distributed free of charge under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL).
WinSCP's technical specifications
File Size5.6 MB
RequirementsSSH server with SFTP/SCP support or FTP server
Supported OSWin2000,WinXP,WinVista,WinVista x64,Win7 x32,Win7 x64,WinServer
Change LogWebDAV support from both GUI and automation (scripting and .NET assembly).Further improved and simplified user interface with better GUI responsiveness.Better display of files sizes in panels incl. return to JEDEC size units (KB MB GB) instead of IEC units (KiB MiB GiB).Customizable background color of the WinSCP internal editor.Sites now have a note field to store user comments.Improved Synchronization checklist window now allows to change synchronization direction for individual files and shows total size of files selected for synchronization.Better support for one-click session import from a URL incl. a new dialog for session URL generation.Ongoing foreground transfer can now be moved to background transfer queue.Many improvements to scripting command-line and .NET assembly.