[v6.0] Xshell – Terminal emulator for SSH, SFTP, TELNET, RLOGIN and SERIAL

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Xshell is a powerful and user-friendly terminal emulator (namely implementing the operation and management to remote hosts in a local computer) from South Korea, supports SSH1, SSH2, FTP, SFTP, Telnet, rlogin, and Serial protocols. It enables users to directly connect to the remote hosting via Internet, so as to easily control Linux servers on Windows.

Xshell’s innovative design and characteristic features can help users improve the work efficiency and enjoy their work in a complex network environment to a great extent. Its friendly UI is suitable for beginners, also provides more powerful functions for advanced users. These enable you to be able to easily access and operate remote servers with different operating systems under Windows, so as to better achieve the purpose of remotely control multiple servers.

Xshell is more outstanding and popular than SecureCRT and PuTTY in functionality and usability terms. For example, it provides many user-friendly features inspired from other terminal emulators, which will save you much time and effort when performing various terminal tasks. But in the aspect of security, its developer (NetSarang Computer) is exaggerated and feels good about themselves, which is exactly what AppNee worries about. In fact, that’s why most posts, tutorials about SSH applications are written using the simple, open-source, and free SSH client PuTTY as example, rather than Xshell.

// Key Features //

  • Extensive protocol support (SSH1, SSH2, Telnet, rlogin, Serial, SFTP, FTP)
  • Customizable user interface (Tabbed environment, Quick Command Bar, Compose Bar, Address Bar, Layout Management, Tunneling Pane)
  • Custom mouse & keyboard key mappings
  • IPv6 support
  • Client Authentication with MIT Kerberos
  • Redirect key input to multiple terminals
  • Powerful Automation With More Scripting Language Support (Visual Basic, JavaScript, Python)
  • Host/user key management
  • Make Your Sessions More Secure With a Master Password
  • Prevent Unauthorized Access with Automatic Terminal Lock
  • Edit Terminal Contents With a User Defined Text Editor
  • File transfers utilizing Zmodem, Xmodem, Ymodem, SFTP, and also via Xftp.
  • Send Responses Automatically with Wait & Response
  • Launch X Applications Through SSH Tunnel (X11 forwarding)
  • Proxy (SOCKS 4/5)
  • SSH tunneling
  • Multiple Language Support for Global Users

// System Requirements //

// Universal Product Key //

User Name AppNee.com
Company Name AppNee Freeware Group.
Product Key 690313-111999-999313

// Edition Statement //

AppNee provides the Xshell/Xshell Plus Commercial/Enterprise Edition multilingual full installers and all versions universal serial number, as well as portable full registered versions for Windows 32-bit & 64-bit.

// Installation Notes //

for Portable version:

  1. Download and extract
  2. Run the ‘Install.bat‘ file as administrator
  3. Done

for Setup version:

  1. Download and install Xshell as commercial (license type)
  2. Use the universal registration code above to finish installation
  3. Done

// Warnning //

On August 4, 2017, the engineers from Kaspersky Lab found that multiple versions of Xshell left back doors to upload the user’s server account and password. Although its developer company NetSarang claimed that a hacker did this by attacking their developers’ computers, in fact that was more likely to be just some tricks written and directed by themselves. Especially, because NetSarang had got its infected DLL file signed by the officials, many anti-virus software gave no warnings based on the mechanism of whitelist.

// Related Links //

// Download URLs //

License Version Type Download Size
Free for Home/School Edition Latest Setup n/a
Commercial Edition v4.0 Setup reserved 27.6 MB
v5.0 reserved 35.2 MB
v6.0 Portable 12.6 MB
Xshell Plus (= Xshell + Xftp)
Free for Home/School Edition v6.0 Portable with Xftp integrated 14.1 MB


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