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Installing WinSCP FTP Client


(Windows) - WinSCP is an open source FTP client that is free of charge under the terms of the GNU General Public License. SalukiTech uses WinSCP and recommends it to others for the following reasons:

  • It is easy to use
  • Drag and drop compatible 
  • No file size limit
  • Supports resume and transfer of files
  • Plus several more features

If you plan to use Mypage, upload files to or from a FTP Server, or connect to your own webhost then give WinSCP a try. Continue reading to find out where to get WinSCP, how to install it, and how to use it. 


1. Download WinSCP client software. Make sure to select "Download WinSCP" on the top left-hand side of your browser window. Then click "Installation Package." 

WinSCP Download Page

2. Save the file where it can be easily found. Then, double click the file and select the language you would like to use. 

Language Selection

3. Click "Next" in the Setup window. 

Setup Window

4. Click "Accept" to agree to the terms of use policy. 

Terms of use agreement

5. Select "Typical Installation" for the Setup type.

Installation type

6. Next, choose "Commander" as your interface style. 

User Settings

7. Select "Install" to continue. 

Install Location

8. Then, click "Finish" to complete the installation process. Now you can begin using WinSCP! 

Installation is complete

Note: Once WinSCP has opened you can procceed to use as your Host. View the setup tutorial for further assistance.