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Xshell Free 5.0 Build 0579

Xshell Free is a Terminal & Telnet Clients tool for Network & Internet, by NetSarang Computer. Xshell Free is a powerful SSH1, SSH2, SFTP, TELNET, RLOGIN and SERIAL terminal emulator.

NetSarang Computer
5.0 Build 0579
Run on OS:
Multiple OS
File type:
File size:
36.3 MB
Updated on:
May 17, 2015
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Softmenu rating: 8/10

Xshell Free 5.0 Build 0579 Reviews - by Softmenu Editor

It is one of the best Terminal & Telnet Clients software that I have ever used for Network & Internet.


Software Description - by Publisher

This software description is given by NetSarang Computer - the software publisher/developer, and almost no changes made by softmenu.

Full Description see below:

Xshell Free is a powerful SSH1, SSH2, SFTP, TELNET, RLOGIN and SERIAL terminal emulator. Xshell Free will help you gain access to Unix / Linux hosts easily and securely on a Windows workstation.

SSH (Secure Shell) protocol supports encryption and user authentication for secure connections over the Internet, and it replaces legacy protocols such as TELNET and RLOGIN.

Xshell Free is designed to satisfy all kinds of users no matter if your a beginner or expert. Its user interface is intuitive and it provides advanced users with powerful features such as local commands, searching with regular expressions, dynamic port forwarding, international languages and so forth.

Note: This version is free for Home / School use; if you want to use the program in a commercial environment, you can download Xshell.
  • General:
  • Supports SSH1, SSH2, SFTP, TELNET, RLOGIN and SERIAL protocols:
  • Runs on Windows 2000 SP4 and above
  • Supports OpenSSH and servers
  • Multi-user configuration
  • Keep alive option
  • SOCKS4/5, HTTP proxy connection
  • Supports Multi-session (Session tab, Session bar)
  • Key mapping support
  • VB Scripting support
  • Improved Links bar
  • Auto reconnect lost connections
  • Session management:
  • Creates and manages session files for different servers
  • Provides Sessions dialog, address bar, local prompt, and shortcut to open sessions
  • Provides a default session for quick connections
  • Supports connecting to multiple sessions simultaneously
  • Address bar supports URL commands and allows you to connect to a remote host with or without a saved session
  • Opens sessions with Xactivator
  • Supports automatic logon and logon scripts
  • Folder and tree view support in the Sessions dialog box
  • Security:
  • RSA/DSA public key, Password, and Keyboard Interactive authentication methods
  • RSA/DSA key generation wizard and import/export features
  • SSH authentication agent forwarding using Xagent utility
  • AES128/192/256, 3DES, BLOWFISH, CAST128, ARCFOUR, RIJNDAEL encryption methods
  • SHA1, SHA1-96, MD5, MD5-96, and RIPEMD160 MAC algorithms
  • zlib compression
  • Host key management dialog box
  • User key management dialog box
  • Terminal:
  • Unicode based terminal buffer
  • Supports VT100, VT220, VT320, XTERM, LINUX, SCOANSI, and ANSI terminals
  • International output encoding (UTF-8)
  • Compose bar lets you send a string of text to multiple servers simultaneously
  • Scroll buffer up to 32,767 lines
  • Text searching with regular expressions
  • Scrolled copy
  • Column mode text selection
  • Multi-byte support in copy & paste
  • Delimiter is used when the terminal window is double clicked
  • Triple click selects the whole line
  • Bold font and ANSI color escape sequences
  • Mouse support in xterm terminal
  • 256 color mode in xterm 256
  • Linux Meta key emulation
  • Supports terminal (network) printing
  • Configurable line spacing and margin of the terminal window
  • Tunneling:
  • TCP/IP and X11 forwarding
  • Dynamic port forwarding using SOCKS4/5
  • Instant Tunneling
  • Tunneling bar allows you to monitor active forwarding channels and add new rules for the current session
  • Appearance:
  • Simple and powerful user interface
  • Adjustable toolbar
  • Customizable Standard Buttons on toolbar
  • Color scheme edit/import/export feature
  • Configurable cursor color and blinking speed
  • Font bar allows you to select a preferred font on the fly
  • Assign frequently used strings to Quick Command buttons
  • Status bar displays security-lock, session selection, network traffic information (up/down)
  • Full Screen view
  • Customizable transparency level
  • Local commands:
  • Local Xshell prompt for advanced users
  • Local commands such as open, ssh, sftp, telnet, and rlogin
  • Local Windows commands such as ping, ipconfig, netstat, and nslookup
  • Escaping to the local prompt while connecting to a remote host
  • Interoperability:
  • Interoperable with Xmanager program for X11 forwarding
  • Interoperable with Xagent program for agent authentication and forwarding
  • Interoperable with Xftp program for file transfer
  • Editing scroll buffer text with Notepad
  • Menu commands to cycle through Xshell windows
  • File management:
  • File send and receive via SFTP
  • File send and receive via ZMODEM
  • ASCII file upload
  • Automatic session logging (including terminal code)
  • Printing selected text, screen, or scroll buffer

Supported Operating System:

Runs on: Windows 2K /XP /Vista /Vista 64 bit /7 /7 64 bit /8 /8 64 bit

Running requirements

  • Internet Explorer 6.0 or later
  • Processor: Intel Pentium processor
  • Memory: 256 MB (recommends 512 MB)
  • Hard disk: 50 MB
  • Network: TCP/IP Microsoft Winsock 1.1 or later


Please check the license above, if this is a freeware, it will be no limitation, else it may have the days or times limitation, please read the specifications attached with the download file carefully.

Tested virus free - Xshell Free has been tested to be a safe software on May 17, 2015.

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