WinSCP is a file transfer software which supports SSH in which data is encrypted during connection. It is open-sourced and supports windows. It also supports Legacy SCP protocol. Its main function is to transfer files safely between a local and remote computer.

  1. Download WinSCP

    1. Download the installation package of WinSCP 5.7.7 and save it on the Desktop
  2. Install WinSCP

    1. Double click winscp577setup.exe on the Desktop
    2. Click Next
    3. Accept the license agreement and click Next
    4. Click Next
    5. Click Next
    6. Click Install
    7. Click Finish
  3. Connect to the server

    1. Double click WinSCP on desktop
    2. Type in the server address that you want to login in Host name
      Type in your user name and password.
      Click Login
  4. Transfering files

    1. Left panel shows the local directory (the computer you are using)
      Right panel shows the remote directory (the server side)
    2. To copy an item from one side to another:
      1. click on an item
      2. click copy on the bottom of the program
      3. click copy
      4. drag the item to the other side
      5. click copy
  5. Quit the session

    1. Click Quit on the bottom of the program
      or Press F10
      or Click the close button
    2. Click ok