--- title: 'Recommended SSH & FTP tools' taxonomy: category: - docs --- [toc] ## PuTTY{#putty} PuTTY is a terminal emulator that supports SSH protocol. It is a free software that is distributed under the MIT license, it is available for download from [PuTTY website](http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/). For the Japanese-speaking user, there is [PuTTY ごった煮版](http://yebisuya.dip.jp/Software/PuTTY/) with additional features and including Japanese language support. For how to install PuTTY, see [Installing PuTTY](/install/putty). ## WinSCP{#winscp} WinSCP is a SCP client to transfer files using SSH protocol, it is available for download from [WinSCP website](http://winscp.net/eng/docs/installation). For how to install WinSCP, see [Installing WinSCP](/install/winscp). ## Exceed onDemand{#eod} Exceed onDemand is a PC X server software that allows you to run X Window applications on UNIX and Linux hosts. In Exceed onDemand, traffic is reduced using a data compression technique. It allows users to get fast remote access. For how to install Exceed onDemand, see [Installing Exceed onDemand](/install/eod).