Easily transfer files and directories between local and remote machines via LAN with the help of this multi-tabbed SSH client with SCP support.
- License :Freeware
- OS:Windows All
SmarTTY is a useful Windows application designed to help you manage and transfer files and folders between the local machine and remote ones. It bundles a very handy tools and settings that should be easy to figure out by users with intermediate experience in networking tools.
Set up SSH connections
Installing SmarTTY is a fast and easy task which needs minimal attention. Once launched, you are required to set up a new SSH connection by inputting the host and user name, along with the authentication method between password, public key in the Windows key store, default OpenSSH public key, and OpenSSH key from file.
What’s more, you can use an HTTP connection proxy and enable ZLIB compression if you have a slow Internet connection. File transfers can be performed by applying TAR (fast) or SCP (slow). After all the modifications are made, you can save the connection to a list and either apply it immediately or create additional connections.
Manage and execute file transfer jobs
Once linked to a remote host, SmarTTY displays a window that resembles a command-line interface. It lets you open multiple tabs and transfer data easily, as well as to view log information pertaining to the time of transfer and file size.
It is possible to download or upload a file or directory at a time, cancel downloads, retry failed ones, copy local file paths to the Clipboard, as well as to pause and resume transfer jobs.
You can switch from console view to Total Commander mode, modify the default directory for downloads and default remote folder for uploads, close tabs when a particular key combination is pressed, and pick a different terminal bell sound, among others options.
Evaluation and conclusion
There were no kind of problems in our tests, since SmarTTY did not hang, crash or display error messages. It leaves a small footprint on computer performance, thanks to the fact that it uses low CPU and RAM during file transfer jobs.
All in all, SmarTTY proposes a simple solution to transferring files and folders between the local and remote computers, backed by rich customization preferences.