WinSCP 5.5.5

WinSCP is an open source free SFTP client and FTP client for Windows.

Windows (all)
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WinSCP is an open source free SFTP client, SCP client, FTPS client and FTP client for Windows. Its main function is file transfer between a local and a remote computer. Beyond this, WinSCP offers scripting and basic file manager functionality.


  • Graphical user interface
  • Translated into several languages
  • Integration with Windows (drag&drop, URL, shortcut icons)
  • U3 support
  • All common operations with files
  • Support for SFTP and SCP protocols over SSH-1 and SSH-2 and plain old FTP protocol
  • Batch file scripting and command-line interface
  • Directory synchronization in several semi or fully automatic ways
  • Integrated text editor
  • Support for SSH password, keyboard-interactive, public key and Kerberos (GSS) authentication
  • Integrates with Pageant (PuTTY authentication agent) for full support of public key authentication with SSH
  • Windows Explorer-like and Norton Commander-like interfaces
  • Optionally stores session information
  • Optionally supports standalone operation using a configuration file in place of registry entries, suitable for operation from removable media

What's New:

  • Fixes for various OpenSSL vulnerabilities;
  • Improved compatibility with various SFTP servers.
  • Fix for CVE-2014-0224 OpenSSL vulnerability;
  • Small improvements to .NET assembly and scripting.
  • Fix for CVE-2014-0160 OpenSSL vulnerability;
  • Improvements for running under Wine.
  • Cloning site without hostname when Enter key is pressed.
  • Preventing “Message too long to send to external console” error.
  • When listing local files during operation fails, including path into error message.
  • NuGet package for .NET assembly.
  • Bug fix: Prompt to import sites was not skipped during silent install.
  • Bug fix: Transfer settings speed limit does not apply.
  • Bug fix: Edited file is reloaded from active session, not from original session.
  • Bug fix: Caption of New Site node on Login dialog is not translated when language is changed.
  • Bug fix: Error on every even opening/editing of remote file while having New and updated files only option set as default.
  • Bug fix: Incorrect Login dialog placement when application was closed on non-primary monitor above or to the left of primary monitor.
  • Bug fix: In countries that changed timezone, file times before the change were set wrong for downloaded files.
  • Bug fix: Incorrect handling of remote files ending with dot with FTP protocol.
  • Bug fix: Speed limit of waiting background transfer shows incorrect value and cannot be changed.
  • Bug fix: Selecting private key file with space in path yields error message when submitting Advanced Site Settings dialog.
  • Bug fix: .NET assembly Session.FileTransferProgress is not included in COM event sink.
  • Bug fix: When main window was restored from notification area while message box was displayed, main window could receive focus.
  • Bug fix: Notification balloons showing transfer configuration/error were showing markup.
  • Bug fix: When minimized, message boxes were popping up on foreground.
  • Bug fix: Main menu accelerators are not working.
  • Bug fix: Scaled-down version of 32×32 icon was used in task bar notification area instead of 16×16 icon.
  • Bug fix: Failure when ending Windows session when main window is minimized.
  • Bug fix: Occasional failure when run from Session 0.
  • Bug fix: Timeout while trying to resume upload with FTP protocol. Thanks to Michael Lukashov.
  • Bug fix: With FTP protocol Set permissions transfer setting was incorrectly enabled for synchronization in Both mode.

Alternatively you can download the latest beta version of this software.