WinSCP 5.9.2

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

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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:

  • Translations completed: Brazilian Portuguese, Finnish, Kabyle and Ukrainian.
  • Moving main window with Login dialog. 1455
  • Expanding patterns in default value of extension options. 1456
  • Paste command in panels context menu. 422
  • When upgrading the drag&drop shell extension, silently postpone replacement until the next system restart, unless the new extension is incompatible. 1458
  • XML parser upgraded to Expat 2.2.0.
  • Not showing password in full open command syntax suggestion. 1452
  • Using !P pattern in PuTTY command implies that password should be remembered.
  • Not importing the Disable Nagle’s algorithm (TCP_NODELAY option) from PuTTY as it has a different default due to its interactive nature.
  • More detailed error message when fatal error (such as inability to write an XML log file) occurs while .NET assembly is starting winscp.exe.
  • Skip loading icons from .exe (and similar) files when it takes too long. 1460
  • Bug fix: Long (or multiline) authentication prompts are truncated. 1449
  • Bug fix: Failure during WebDAV SSPI authentication. 1450
  • Bug fix: Directory listing lacks attributes on MVS systems. 1451
  • Bug fix: It was possible to set site name empty.
  • Bug fix: Error opening data connection over proxy server when the server supports EPSV command. 1310
  • Bug fix: Ad-hoc and Last custom commands were always executed for selected files, even when executed from a context menu of a focused file.
  • Bug fix: Custom command patterns were replaced in values of extension options.
  • Bug fix: Downloads by drag&drop were randomly defaulted to background queue. 1457

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

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