WinSCP, the popular  open source FTP and SFTP client for Windows has just been updated to WinSCP 5.5.3.  The software has many features, including; Legacy SCP protocol support and the software integrates with Pageant (PuTTY authentication agent) for full support of public key authentication with SSH.  Batch file scripting and command-line interface. The option to support portable operations using a configuration file in place of registry entries, suitable for operation from removable media.


The update includes half a dozen or so bug fixes, including Auto-recognition of RSA padding bug for ProFTPD and some improvements for running under Wine, such as; using Wine home (Z:\home\%USERNAME%\) as documents folder, hiding stub animation on Progress window on Wine and a workaround for the list view bug in Wine.

Other main features include; a smart GUI, U3 support, Support for SFTP and SCP protocols over SSH-1 and SSH-2 and FTP protocol, support for SSH password, keyboard-interactive, public key and Kerberos (GSS) authentication.

WinSCP 5.5.3 is available to download now from FileHippo.


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