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WinSCP 5.11.2 released with few bug fixes

WinSCP 5.11.2 recently released, is an open-source free SFTP client, FTP client, WebDAV client as well as SCP client for Windows platform. Furthermore, WinSCP enables you to transfer files between a local machine and a remote machine. Also WinSCP offers scripting feature as well as basic file manager functionality. Lets take a quick look at its features.


WinSCP Features

  • Graphical user interface
  • Translated into many languages
  • Integration with Windows (drag&drop, URL, shortcut icons, jump list)
  • All common operations with files
  • Support for SFTP and SCP protocols over SSH and FTP as well as WebDAV protocols
  • Batch file scripting and command-line interface and .NET assembly for advanced programming tasks
  • Directory synchronization in several semi or fully automatic ways
  • Integrated text editor
  • Shares site settings with PuTTY
  • Offers support for password, keyboard-interactive, public key as well as Kerberos (GSS) authentication
  • Integrates with Pageant (PuTTY authentication agent) for full support of public key authentication with SSH
  • Explorer as well as Commander interfaces
  • Optionally protects stored site information with master password
  • Also supports portable operation using a configuration file in place of registry entries, suitable for operation from removable media
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WinSCP 5.11.2 Changelog

  • Translations added: Russian; and updated: Czech, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian and Spanish.
  • Panel font sample on Preferences dialog is wrapped.
  • Stopping monitoring a drive when a drive removal is announced, to allow removing the drive (particularly required for VeraCrypt drives).
  • Official extension Generate HTTP URL URL-encodes special characters in path.
  • Bug fix:
    • Wrong position of an icon on Login button, when Login dialog monitor DPI does not match system DPI.
    • Failure when creating local directory or deleting local files, while no session is connected.
    • Mouse selection is sometimes incorrectly initiated after inline remote file renaming.

Download WinSCP File Transfer for Windows, Portable ExecutablesSource code

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