Xshell 6

The Industry’s Most Powerful SSH Client

Xshell is a powerful terminal emulator that supports SSH1, SSH2, SFTP, TELNET, RLOGIN, and SERIAL. Delivering industry leading performance, Xshell includes a combination of features and advantages not found in other SSH clients. Features that enterprise users will find useful include a tabbed environment, dynamic port forwarding, custom key mapping, highlight sets, VB/Jscript/Python scripting, dual font support for ASCII and non-ASCII characters, and PKCS#11 Support.

Xshell is free for home and school use. Please read our free for home and school use license agreement for terms and conditions.


A Superior Terminal Experience

Xshell supports VT100, VT220, VT320, XTERM, LINUX, SCOANSI and ANSI terminal emulation and provides various terminal appearance options replacing legacy telnet clients.

Keep Your Data Safe

In an ever changing cyber environment, it’s important to take the necessary precautions to secure your data. Xshell 6 supports RSA/DSA/ECDSA/ED25516 Public key, Password, and Keyboard interactive user authentication. Xshell 6 also includes the heavily requested support for PKCS#11. Encrypt your traffic with a continuously updated list of encryption algorithms and safely store session files in the cloud with Xshell’s Master Password feature.

Management Made Easy

Xshell 6 makes managing sessions easier than ever. Whether you’re working on 2 hosts or 200 hosts, Xshell’s management features allow for easy comparison and simultaneous command input across multiple sessions. Optimize your workflow with features such as the Session Manager, a tabbed environment, Highlight Sets, Quick Commands, and much more. You can customize Xshell to do what you want, when you want it.