Program: Putty Author: Simon Tatham Website: http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/ Available for: Windows (9x-XP) and Unix Size: Zip: 957KB Installed: 2.15MB License: MIT license (compatible with Gnu Public License) - freely distributable ** Comments: Does both Telnet and SSH. Good basic program but NO EDITING capabalities (i.e., cut and paste) and NO FILE TRANSFER capabilities. Good for use on public terminals. There are better choices for staff use. Program: SSH Secure Client (for Workstations) Author: SSH Communications Security Website: http://www.ssh.com/support/downloads/secureshellwks/non-commercial.html Available for: Windows (9x-XP) and Unix Size: Setup: 5.3MB Installed: 7.3MB License: Available for NON-COMMERCIAL use only (see license on ftp server or web page) Comments: Does both SSH and file transfer. Good program. Uses DOS editing commands instead of Windows ones (CTRL/Insert and Shift/Insert instead of CTRL/C and CTRL/V). Good for staff use. Program: TeraTerm Pro Web Author: Ayera Technologies, Inc. (based on work by T. Teranishi) Website: http://http://www.ayera.com/teraterm/ Available for: Windows (9x-XP) Size: Zip: 950KB Installed: 1.91MB License: Freeware - freely distributable ** Comments: Does both Telnet and SSH. Can also connect vial dialup. Good program Editing functions use Windows commands. Has file transfer via Kermit, xmodem and zmodem (but *NOT* FTP). Good for staff use. Downside: includes web server functionality in it. Older version of TTSH (that does SSH1 *ONLY* still available on the web.
Program: FileZilla Author: Tim Kosse Website: http://sourceforge.net/projects/filezilla Available for: Windows (9x-XP) Size: Zip: 4.26MB Setup: 3.30 MB Installed: 11.8 MB License: GNU Public License - freely distributable ** Comments: Does both regular and secure FTP. Good program for general use now that WS-FTP no longer has a free version. Quick Connect bar is convenient. Can store it's settings in an XML file instead of the registry. Program: FireFTP Author: Mime Cuvalo and others. Website: http://fireftp.mozdev.org Available for: Windows (9x-XP) Size: XPI: 66KB Installed: 75.3K (160K on disk) License: Freeware - freely distributable Comments: Extension for Firefox browser (not a stand alone program) Good program for staff use. Very similar to FileZilla in layout and operation. Program: FtpEdit Author: Kristoffer Henriksson Website: http://www.ftpedit.com Available for: Windows (9x-XP) Size: Setup: 2.50 MB Installed: 3.10 MB License: Freeware - freely distributable ** Comments: FTP program with a notepad style editor with Cut and Paste and Search and Replace capabilities. Uses standard Windows editing controls. Can have multiple files open at one time. Save to local or remote drive.
Program: BareGrep (free version) Author: Bare Metal Software Website: http://www.baresoft.com/baregrep Available for: Windows (9x-XP) Size:174KB (Single executable) License: Freeware - freely distributable ** Comments: Finds text in files. Tells you what line number contains the text. A good companion to FTPEdit. ** Also available from my list of ftp files For additional useful files, see also: My Browser Add-ons Page My Useful Firefox Extensions Page
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