Mar 092008

PuTTY Connection Manager is a free PuTTY Client Add-on for Windows platforms which goal is to provide a solution for managing multiple PuTTY instances. This is one of the most important missing feature of PuTTY


Tabs and dockable windows for PuTTY instances.

Fully compatible with PuTTY configuration (using registry).

Easily customizable to optimize workspace (fullscreen, minimze to tray, add/remove toolbar, etc…).

Automatic login feature regardless to protocol restrictions (user keyboard simulation).

Post-login commands (execute any shell command when logged).

Connection Manager : Manage a large number of connections with specific configuration (auto-login, specific PuTTY Session, post-command, etc…).

Quick connect toolbar to quickly launch a PuTTY connection.

Import/Export whole connections informations to XML format (generate your configuration automatically from another tool and import it, or export your configuration for backup purpose).

Encrypted configuration database option available to store connections informations safely (external library supporting AES algorithm used with key sizes of 128, 192 and 256 bits, please refer for the legal status of encryption software in your country).

Standalone executable, no setup required.

Localizable : English (default) and French available (only when using setup version, standalone is english only).

Completely free for commercial and personal use : PuTTY Connection Manager is freeware.


This software is a C# application. Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 is needed. Setup will download and install if needed. Standalone will not work if .NET Framework 2.0 not present..

PuTTY Connection Manager doesn’t embbed PuTTY. You must download and use your own PuTTY client. PuTTY v0.60 is recommended (bug identified with previous versions such as 0.59).

This software has been tested on Windows XP French SP1/SP2 and Vista US. It should work on Windows 2000 also. Not tested on Millenium, 98, etc..

x64 operating systems (XP/Vista/2003 64 bits) are not yet supported.

Internet access is needed if you want to use automatic update feature.

Download PuTTY Connection Manager from here


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  2 Responses to “PuTTY Connection Manager – tabbed version of PuTTY”

  1. Setting up putty connection manager is explained here..
    Configuring putty connection manager

  2. thanks I’ll required that.

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