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WinSCP: 5.9 released

WinSCP is a SFTP client and FTP client for Windows. Its main function is the secure file transfer between a local and a remote computer. It uses Secure Shell (SSH) and supports, in addition to Secure FTP, also legacy SCP protocol.

WinSCP 5.9 is a major application update focused on improving user experience!

New features and enhancements include:

  • Significantly improved WinSCP look and feel in large font / high DPI environments
  • Improved transfer speed with SFTP and SCP protocols
  • Automatic WinSCP updates (only for donors)
  • Support for authentication with TLS/SSL client certificates
  • Dual code signing binaries with both SHA-1 and SHA-256
  • Custom commands can be distributed in a form of configurable WinSCP extension
  • WinSCP script template or WinSCP .NET assembly code template can be generated in GUI
  • Switch -latest for get and put commands to transfer the latest file only... read more
Posted by Martin Prikryl 2016-07-22

WinSCP: 5.8.4 RC released

WinSCP is a SFTP client and FTP client for Windows. Its main function is the secure file transfer between a local and a remote computer. It uses Secure Shell (SSH) and supports, in addition to Secure FTP, also legacy SCP protocol.

This is the last release candidate before a stable release.

The most important changes/additions are:

  • Yet more improvements to custom commands to allow even better WinSCP extensions.
  • Scripting supports selecting or naming files according to a time relative to the present time.... read more
Posted by Martin Prikryl 2016-06-16

WinSCP: 5.8.3 RC released

WinSCP is a SFTP client and FTP client for Windows. Its main function is the secure file transfer between a local and a remote computer. It uses Secure Shell (SSH) and supports, in addition to Secure FTP, also legacy SCP protocol.

The most important changes/additions are:

  • Improvements to .NET assembly and custom commands to allow even better WinSCP extensions.
  • Fixes various OpenSSL vulnerabilities.
  • Performace improvements.... read more
Posted by Martin Prikryl 2016-05-23

WinSCP: 5.8.2 beta released

WinSCP is a SFTP client and FTP client for Windows. Its main function is the secure file transfer between a local and a remote computer. It uses Secure Shell (SSH) and supports, in addition to Secure FTP, also legacy SCP protocol.

The most important changes/additions are:

  • Script or .NET assembly code can be generated for file transfers.
  • Fixes various OpenSSL vulnerabilities.
  • The installer requests UAC elevation when started non-elevated.
  • Custom commands can be distributed in a form of WinSCP extension.
  • Enhanced tooltips.... read more
Posted by Martin Prikryl 2016-03-15

WinSCP: 5.7.7 released

WinSCP is a SFTP client and FTP client for Windows. Its main function is the secure file transfer between a local and a remote computer. It uses Secure Shell (SSH) and supports, in addition to Secure FTP, also legacy SCP protocol.

This release adds dual code signing for binaries with both SHA-1 and SHA-256, and fixes several bugs.

[Complete list of changes]

Posted by Martin Prikryl 2016-03-06

WinSCP: 5.8.1 beta released

WinSCP is a SFTP client and FTP client for Windows. Its main function is the secure file transfer between a local and a remote computer. It uses Secure Shell (SSH) and supports, in addition to Secure FTP, also legacy SCP protocol.

The most important changes/additions are:

  • Support for ECDSA and Ed25519 keys
  • Dual code signed binaries with both SHA-1 and SHA-256.
  • Improvements to code/script generation... read more
Posted by Martin Prikryl 2016-01-20

WinSCP: 5.8 beta released

WinSCP is a SFTP client and FTP client for Windows. Its main function is the secure file transfer between a local and a remote computer. It uses Secure Shell (SSH) and supports, in addition to Secure FTP, also legacy SCP protocol.

The most important changes/additions are:

  • Authentication with TLS/SSL client certificates
  • Redesigned Progress and Synchronization progress windows
  • WebDAV file locking
  • Opening the initial Login dialog over the main window
  • Automatic updates (for donors only)
  • Updates are checked over an encrypted HTTPS connection
  • Improvements and fixes for large font/high DPI environments
  • Improved transfer speed
  • Many improvements to scripting, command-line and .NET assembly... read more
Posted by Martin Prikryl 2015-12-16

WinSCP: 5.7.6 released

WinSCP is a SFTP client and FTP client for Windows. Its main function is the secure file transfer between a local and a remote computer. It uses Secure Shell (SSH) and supports, in addition to Secure FTP, also legacy SCP protocol.

This release adds Spanish translation, improves interoperability with several SFTP and FTP servers and fixes several bugs.

[Complete list of changes]

Posted by Martin Prikryl 2015-11-04

WinSCP: 5.7.5 released

WinSCP is a SFTP client and FTP client for Windows. Its main function is the secure file transfer between a local and a remote computer. It uses Secure Shell (SSH) and supports, in addition to Secure FTP, also legacy SCP protocol.

This release adds Catalan translation, implements RFC 4419 revision to Diffie-Hellman group exchange, and fixes various OpenSSL vulnerabilities.

[Complete list of changes]

Posted by Martin Prikryl 2015-08-04

WinSCP: 5.7.4 released

WinSCP is a SFTP client and FTP client for Windows. Its main function is the secure file transfer between a local and a remote computer. It uses Secure Shell (SSH) and supports, in addition to Secure FTP, also legacy SCP protocol.

This release adds French and Ukrainian translations and fixes various OpenSSL vulnerabilities.

[Complete list of changes]

Posted by Martin Prikryl 2015-06-17

WinSCP: 5.7.3 released

WinSCP is a SFTP client and FTP client for Windows. Its main function is the secure file transfer between a local and a remote computer. It uses Secure Shell (SSH) and supports, in addition to Secure FTP, also legacy SCP protocol.

This version fixes several bugs, including timeout bug with SFTP protocol.

[Complete list of changes]

Posted by Martin Prikryl 2015-05-13

WinSCP: 5.7.2 released

WinSCP is a SFTP client and FTP client for Windows. Its main function is the secure file transfer between a local and a remote computer. It uses Secure Shell (SSH) and supports, in addition to Secure FTP, also legacy SCP protocol.

This version fixes several bugs, including timeout bug with SFTP and SCP protocols.

[Complete list of changes]

Posted by Martin Prikryl 2015-04-14

WinSCP: 5.7.1 released

WinSCP is a SFTP client and FTP client for Windows. Its main function is the secure file transfer between a local and a remote computer. It uses Secure Shell (SSH) and supports, in addition to Secure FTP, also legacy SCP protocol.

The most important changes/additions are:

  • Translations added: Croatian, Finnish, Korean and Polish.
  • Security fixes from PuTTY 0.64 included.
  • TLS/SSL core upgraded to OpenSSL 1.0.1m.
  • Progress window offers Skip button to skip calculating transfer size.... read more
Posted by Martin Prikryl 2015-03-25

WinSCP: 5.7 released

WinSCP is a SFTP client and FTP client for Windows. Its main function is the secure file transfer between a local and a remote computer. It uses Secure Shell (SSH) and supports, in addition to Secure FTP, also legacy SCP protocol.

Simply said, WinSCP has become a little bit better SFTP and FTP client, again. And it now supports also WebDAV!

WinSCP 5.7 is a major release with almost 300 implemented improvements, including:... read more

Posted by Martin Prikryl 2015-02-20

WinSCP: 5.6.5 RC released

WinSCP is a SFTP client and FTP client for Windows. Its main function is the secure file transfer between a local and a remote computer. It uses Secure Shell (SSH) and supports, in addition to Secure FTP, also legacy SCP protocol.

The most important changes/additions are:

  • Local custom commands can optionally be executed with remote file paths to allow extending WinSCP functionality using scripts.
  • Fixes various OpenSSL vulnerabilities.... read more
Posted by Martin Prikryl 2015-01-13

WinSCP: 5.6.4 RC released

WinSCP is a SFTP client and FTP client for Windows. Its main function is the secure file transfer between a local and a remote computer. It uses Secure Shell (SSH) and supports, in addition to Secure FTP, also legacy SCP protocol.

The most important changes/additions are:

  • Improved an automatic reconnect.
  • Remembering the last working directories in a workspace.
  • Calculating a remote file checksum is supported with FTP protocol.... read more
Posted by Martin Prikryl 2014-12-18

WinSCP: 5.6.3 beta released

WinSCP is a SFTP client and FTP client for Windows. Its main function is the secure file transfer between a local and a remote computer. It uses Secure Shell (SSH) and supports, in addition to Secure FTP, also legacy SCP protocol.

The most important changes/additions are:

  • Improved GUI responsiveness.
  • Sites can be mass-modified using command-line

[Complete list of changes]

Posted by Martin Prikryl 2014-11-13

WinSCP: 5.6.2 beta released

WinSCP is a SFTP client and FTP client for Windows. Its main function is the secure file transfer between a local and a remote computer. It uses Secure Shell (SSH) and supports, in addition to Secure FTP, also legacy SCP protocol.

The most important changes/additions are:

  • Files modified by local custom command are uploaded back.
  • Improved Synchronization checklist window.
  • UTF-8 support for SCP.
  • Global configuration options can be set on command-line.
  • Improved compatibility with antiquated FTP servers, like IIS.
  • Natural order numerical sorting of file names and sites.
  • Support for ProFTPD FTP extensions to duplicate a remote file, and to create a symbolic link.
  • Timestamp variable in scripting.
  • Fixes for various OpenSSL vulnerabilities.... read more
Posted by Martin Prikryl 2014-10-23

WinSCP: 5.5.6 released

WinSCP is a SFTP client and FTP client for Windows. Its main function is the secure file transfer between a local and a remote computer. It uses Secure Shell (SSH) and supports, in addition to Secure FTP, also legacy SCP protocol.

This release fixes various OpenSSL vulnerabilities.

[Complete list of changes]

Posted by Martin Prikryl 2014-10-16

WinSCP: 5.5.5 released

WinSCP is a SFTP client and FTP client for Windows. Its main function is the secure file transfer between a local and a remote computer. It uses Secure Shell (SSH) and supports, in addition to Secure FTP, also legacy SCP protocol.

The most important changes/additions are:

  • Fixes for various OpenSSL vulnerabilities;
  • Improved compatibility with various SFTP servers.

[Complete list of changes]

Posted by Martin Prikryl 2014-08-21

WinSCP: 5.6.1 beta released

WinSCP is a SFTP client and FTP client for Windows. Its main function is the secure file transfer between a local and a remote computer. It uses Secure Shell (SSH) and supports, in addition to Secure FTP, also legacy SCP protocol.

This version adds some advanced features to SFTP protocol and fixes several bugs.

[Complete list of changes]

Posted by Martin Prikryl 2014-07-22

WinSCP: 5.6 beta released

WinSCP is a SFTP client and FTP client for Windows. Its main function is the secure file transfer between a local and a remote computer. It uses Secure Shell (SSH) and supports, in addition to Secure FTP, also legacy SCP protocol.

The most important changes/additions are:

  • WebDAV support
  • Ongoing foreground transfer can be moved to background transfer queue
  • Note field for site
  • Improvements to scripting, command-line and .NET assembly
  • Improved working with session URL... read more
Posted by Martin Prikryl 2014-07-11

WinSCP: 5.5.4 released

WinSCP is a SFTP client and FTP client for Windows. Its main function is the secure file transfer between a local and a remote computer. It uses Secure Shell (SSH) and supports, in addition to Secure FTP, also legacy SCP protocol.

The most important changes/additions are:

  • Fix for CVE-2014-0224 OpenSSL vulnerability;
  • Small improvements to .NET assembly and scripting.

[Complete list of changes]

Posted by Martin Prikryl 2014-06-10

WinSCP: 5.5.3 released

WinSCP is a SFTP client and FTP client for Windows. Its main function is the secure file transfer between a local and a remote computer. It uses Secure Shell (SSH) and supports, in addition to Secure FTP, also legacy SCP protocol.

The most important changes/additions are:

  • Fix for CVE-2014-0160 OpenSSL vulnerability;
  • Improvements for running under Wine.

[Complete list of changes]

Posted by Martin Prikryl 2014-04-14

WinSCP: 5.5.2 released

WinSCP is a SFTP client and FTP client for Windows. Its main function is the secure file transfer between a local and a remote computer. It uses Secure Shell (SSH) and supports, in addition to Secure FTP, also legacy SCP protocol.

This version fixes several bugs and adds some small improvements, including NuGet package for WinSCP .NET assembly.

[Complete list of changes]

Posted by Martin Prikryl 2014-03-20

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