XShellfor Windows



One PC to control them all

This developing tool works as an emulator that mimics the functions of a virtual terminal. This makes it easy to access data contained within a mainframe.

The most versatile SSH client on the market

A powerful emulator which supports SSH1, SSH2, SFTP, TELNET, RLOGIN, and SERIAL.

XShell is an online terminal emulator. Developers can create a terminal that is accessible from their PC or laptop. Its purpose is to connect one Windows operating device to other computers. This type of software is irreplaceable on some projects and tasks in which you must access data from the mainframe.

Upon opening this emulator, the programmer is welcomed with a selection of tabs. Opening one tab creates an entirely new window. This method of work is time-efficient. It allows you to work on different aspects of the project at once. It's fantastic for people who are great with multitasking and know how to take advantage of this function.

There is also a strong focus on data protection and safety. XShell relies on the MIT Kerberos authentication system as its primary defence against possible threats. Automatic updates keep this shield strong enough to oppose emerging viruses and other cyber calamities. An automatic lock prevents unauthorized use of this program.

XShell is a software with a definite purpose. This means that you need to have a lot of IT knowledge to make use of it. Experience is mandatory. Before you purchase it, you are offered a free trial which lasts thirty days. This is enough time to explore it and make sure it’s worth the hefty price tag.

Where can you run this program?

This program is supported by any Windows OS system. The first version came out when Windows 95 was on the market.

Is there a better alternative?

No. With its unique automatic update feature, XShell placed itself above other terminals. Its biggest competition, SecureCRT, required a mandatory registration process which might repel a good number of developers.

Our take

XShell is an effective online terminal. It is time-efficient as it allows programs to work on multiple tasks at once. If you add the languages and additional tools, it would be fair to say that you got your money’s worth.

Should you download it?

Yes. If you’re looking for fast communication and data transfer on any network, this is a fantastic choice.


  • Supports multiple languages
  • Automatic updates
  • Good for multitasking


  • Difficult to use
  • Requires previous experience
  • Takes up 50mb

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