WinSCP 5.15.9

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:

  • Files can be optionally encrypted when storing them on SFTP server.
  • Local UNC paths can be browsed.
  • Compare Files extensions.
  • Dark theme.
  • Files can be copied to the clipboard.
  • Coloring files in file panels based on a file mask.
  • Improved incremental search in file panels.
  • Support OpenSSH AES-256-CTR-encrypted keys.
  • Improvements to directory synchronization.
  • Translation completed: Russian.
  • New DigiCert code signing certificate used for signing binaries valid until February 2023.
  • Back-propagated fixes and changes from 5.16.1–5.16.2 releases:
  • Toggling between light and dark interface theme is faster.
  • Bug fix: .NET assembly does not have a digital signature. 1800
  • Bug fix: Corrected some help links.
  • Bug fix: Occasional hang when loading file icons. 1803
  • Bug fix: Failure while closing application and suspending computer after operation completion. 1804
  • Bug fix: Failure when switching between light and dark interface themes. 1805
  • List of all changes.

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

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