- Local file manager mode (two local panels). 1893
- Ongoing delete operation can be moved to background queue. 194
- Showing directory size in file panel. 41
- Tab titles are shortened to fit window width as needed. 1423
- Tabs show tooltips with full session name and paths.
- Remembering remote directory tree nodes state when switching sessions. 1057
Shift-clicking New Session command opens the Login dialog in new WinSCP instance, instead of possibly opening new instance of workspace.
- When switching tabs, prevent visibly scrolling the panels when focusing the last selected file.
- Removed the “compression” indicator from the status bar.
- Allowed normal behavior of double-click on a file even when resolving of symlinks is disabled. 2037
Session.ExecutablePathreturns detected or actual executable path when not set. 2055
- Change: Keyboard shortcut for Command Line command changed to
- Translations completed: Catalan, Czech, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish and Ukrainian; and updated: Vietnamese
- Streaming support in .NET assembly and scripting for FTP protocol. 1945
- Improved compatibility with MVS systems. 2069
- New .NET assembly method
Session.TryGetFileInfo. Thanks to @RachamimYaakobov. 2068
- Expanding environment variables in Open Directory/Location Profiles dialogs in local paths. 909
- Optimized loading of large directories. 1631
- TLS/SSL core upgraded to OpenSSL 1.1.1o.
- Installer upgraded to Inno Setup 6.2.1.
- When group (Site/Shared) to which new location profile is added is changed, switching the page to the target group.
- Preventing occasional exhaustion of resources while testing WinSCP executable version on repeated use of .NET assembly. 2075
- Bug fix: Capabilities of S3 sessions were not shown.
- Bug fix: Misplaced warning about unused scripting parameters when
/rawsettingscommand-line switch is used. 2070
- Bug fix: File panels malfunction when files are dropped from other application to it. 2071
- Bug fix: When logging transfer statistics, recent transfer speed was logged instead of average speed of whole transfer. 2073
- Translations updated: German and Vietnamese.
- SSH core upgraded to pre-release build of PuTTY 0.77.
It brings the following changes:
- TLS/SSL core upgraded to OpenSSL 1.1.1n.
- WebDAV core upgraded to neon 0.32.2.
- XML parser upgraded to Expat 2.4.8.
- Allowed uploading edited files over encrypted session. 1989
- Building .NET assembly in Visual Studio 2019.
- Optionally not flashing taskbar button when WinSCP needs attention while in the background. 2067
- In .NET assembly or scripting with “nul” configuration, when WinSCP registry key does not exist, do not write statistics to INI file. 2066
- New less prominent icon for Quit command.
- Bug fix: Failure when attempting to switch to an unconnected sessions using keyboard shortcuts while another session is being connected.
- Bug fix: Removing all custom commands resets the default ones when INI file is used. 2059
- Bug fix: Failure when changing remote folder using directory tree while previous directory is still loading. 2060
- Bug fix: Drive that was ever opened in local file panel cannot be safely removed until WinSCP is closed. 2061
- Bug fix: “Optimize connection buffer size” checkbox was disabled for S3 although it has effect for the protocol. 2058
- Bug fix: Custom commands menu fail to open. 2062
- Bug fix: Local drive menu does not reflect some changes. 2063
- Bug fix: Using drive menu to change to an invalid drive fails silently.
- Bug fix: Scripting command
lsin FTP session displays timestamps without year even if the server (notably IIS) provided the year, if it did not provide seconds. 2065
- File masks relative to the root of an operation. 2052
- Private key can be provided as string in .NET assembly and scripting. 2044
- Support for importing key files that are specified using home
~prefix from OpenSSH
- Translation updated: German.
- TLS/SSL core upgraded to OpenSSL 1.1.1m.
- Commands that do not fit on Custom Commands toolbar are presented in drop down menu, instead of a horizontal bar. 554
- First hiding right-most Custom Commands toolbar commands that do not fit.
- Prevent hang when dragging files without drag&drop shell extensions when some mapped network drive is not available. 2054
- Added new
- XML parser upgraded to Expat 2.4.2.
- Bug fix: When initial remote directory specified in the
opencommand does not exist, the error was silently ignored.
- Bug fix: File color rules with path mask do not work for local files.
- Support for ACL for S3 protocol. 1641
- SSH core upgraded to PuTTY 0.76. 1984
It brings the following changes:
- It is possible to import sessions from OpenSSH
- Change: Removed support for SSH-1.
- Optionally keeping symbolic link name in path instead of resolving it with SFTP protocol. 81
- Improved shortening long paths, when single level name is too long on its own. 2043
- WebDAV core upgraded to neon 0.32.1.
- Allow displaying all VMS file revisions with FTP protocol. 1944
- Support reading S3 credentials from AWS CLI configuration. 1941
- Bytes transferred are recorded in XML log and available in .NET assembly API. 597
- Generating PPK3 keys.
- It is possible to copy information to the clipboard from the Properties dialog.
WinSCP.exebe deployed even when WinSCP NuGet package is included as transitive dependency. 2017
- When performing a single-item atomic operation, displaying indeterminate progress status.
- S3 Security token session option renamed to a more appropriate Session Token.
- Not resetting protocol to WebDAV when S3 protocol is selected and HTTP URL is pasted on the Login dialog. 2045
- Automatically reconnect when FTP server fails to open data connection, if it previously worked. 2046
- Confirm closing when multiple tabs are opened and auto workspace saving is not enabled, even when none of the tabs contain an active remote session.
- Including host key of tunnel session in generated code. 2006
- Support for custom certificate store files with configurable path. 2034
- Allowed providing tunnel private key passphrase in scripting. 2029
- Improved handling of long shell command error messages. 1949
- Considering global passive/active mode settings when importing sessions from FileZilla
- Automatically retry when S3 transfer fails with
503code (Slow down or Service unavailable). 2047
- Improving formatting of errors displayed after an operation completed in Continue on error mode.
Shift+Ctrl+Rkeyboard shortcut for Reconnect Session command.
- Change: Keyboard shortcut for Restore Selection command changed to
- Change: Monitoring
- Preventing beep when using
Alt+Enterto open the Properties dialog.
- When collecting list of files for background transfer, say “Listing” instead of “Calculating” not to give an impression that it is a superfluous operation. 2026
- Checking for too many parameters with
- PNG code upgraded to PngComponents 1.7.0.
- Warning when selecting too new key file.
- Warning when opening more than 100 tabs. 1997
- Including HTTP message into S3 error message.
- Bug fix: Do not say “Terminated by user” when the session has actually timed out.
- Bug fix: Cannot use passwords and passphrases longer than 255 characters in automation and various other purposes. 1988
- Bug fix: When size of a file downloaded with FTP protocol changes (or when ASCII mode is used) the logged size did not reflect the actual transfer size.
- Bug fix: When connecting disconnected session the directory might be loaded twice.
- Bug fix: Failure when entering directory that contains file with a slash in its name. 2016
- Bug fix: When S3 authentication region changes during session, previously visited buckets from the original authentication region could not be accessed anymore. 2027
- Bug fix: Failure when using multiple connections with local proxy command. 2028
- Bug fix: Configuration import did not remove old sites and did not load all GUI settings. 2040
- Bug fix: When S3 transfer fatally fails, error details were lost.
- Translation updated: German.
- Back-propagated fixes from 5.20–5.20.2 releases:
- TLS/SSL core upgraded to OpenSSL 1.1.1m.
- XML parser upgraded to Expat 2.4.6.
- Compatibility with Google Cloud S3 API when duplicating files. 2038
- Compatibility with Google Cloud S3 API when deleting implicitly existing directories. 2042
- Translation updated: Turkish.
- Logging a reference to 1952 when an OpenSSH 8.8 (or newer) server refuses the key.
- Bug fix: Crash when new contents is copied to the clipboard while downloading files pasted from the clipboard. 2036
- Bug fix: Browse Remote Directory command on Synchronization checklist did not locate file with spaces.
- Bug fix: Extension ZIP and Upload does not work with files in a drive root. 2039
- Bug fix: Path on Console window was not shortened when it did not fit.
- Translation updated: Hungarian.
- Showing release date on the About dialog.
- Support for custom certificate store files. 2034
- Allow other
PWDcommand, not only the standard
- Bug fix: When there are both site folder and site with the same name and the site was selected when closing the Login dialog, when reopening, the folder was selected instead.
- Translation updated: French.
- TLS/SSL core upgraded to OpenSSL 1.1.1l.
- Using Documents folder when the last used local directory in Explorer interface does not exist anymore. 2011
- Bug fix: TLS session resumption is not working for subsequent FTP transfers with TLS 1.3 when the server requires reuse of the session of the previous transfer. 2018
- Bug fix: Cannot access S3 bucket root when the access policy checks for empty prefix. 2021
- Bug fix: Response from ProFTPD FTP checksum commands is not recognized. 2023
- Bug fix: Failure when submitting prompt with “Never ask me again” selected. 2022
- Bug fix: Panels are drawn incorrectly after toggling Full row select. 2025
- Bug fix: Timeout while uploading files to some FTP servers using TLS 1.3. 2030
- Bug fix: Incomplete listing for S3 servers that indicate truncated listing after the contents and whose pagination is a multiple of 8 (e.g. Backblaze). 2032
- Translation completed: French.
- Restored compatibility with FTP servers that return malformed
pdirentries in directory listing. 2004
- Fix from PuTTY 0.76: Avoid crash in MIT Kerberos for Windows on session restart.
- SSH private key tools (PuTTYgen and Pageant) upgraded to PuTTY 0.76. It brings the following change: After 30 or so simultaneous sessions, Pageant stops working. win-pageant-max-connections
- Bug fix: Empty local drive could not be entered. 2000
- Bug fix: TLS settings in default site settings is not restored when opening Login dialog in some cases. 2001
- Bug fix: Memory leak when deleting completed background transfers.
- Bug fix: Hang when running under Task Scheduler or a similar service with session logging enabled. 2005
- Translation updated: Italian.
- Incrementing port numbers for secondary connections of tunneled sessions with fixed forwarding port number. 1996
- Bug fix: Failure when automatically opening a workspace on startup with too many sessions. 1997
- Bug fix: Failure when reading a key file without a trailing newline. 1998
- Bug fix: Failure when SFTP server resolves
.path to an empty string. 1999
- When installing an extension from a URL, not saving the extension with BOM.
- Not aborting “Keep remote directory up to date” function when connection is lost while deleting files or looking for differences and the session is reconnected. 1994
- Bug fix: When handling URL in an existing WinSCP instance, session settings from a stored site named after the URL hostname are not used. 1992
- Bug fix: It was possible to move toolbar on progress windows.
- Bug fix: When installing an extension from a file, it is always saved in UTF-8 with BOM, disregarding the original encoding. 1993
- Bug fix: When “Keep remote directory up to date” function was started from command-line, disconnects were not detected.
- Bug fix: When connection was lost and not reconnected, the “Keep remote directory up to date” window was not closed.
- XML parser upgraded to Expat 2.4.1.
- Installer upgraded to Inno Setup 6.2.0.
- Using multipart uploads with S3 protocol on Google Cloud as it is supported there now.
- Bug fix: Broken layout of Properties dialog when opening on a secondary display with high DPI primary display. 1990
- Bug fix: The “Drag & drop shell extension” installation component was not showing its size.
- Bug fix: When saving a local file, the “Saving” status on the Internal editor status bar is never cleared.
- Bug fix: No error message is sometimes shown when SFTP server disconnects. 1991
- Translation updated: Farsi.
- Support for PPK version 3 keys from PuTTY 0.75. 1986 ppk3
- SSH private key tools (PuTTYgen and Pageant) upgraded to PuTTY 0.75. It brings the following changes:
- Pageant now supports loading a key still encrypted, and decrypting it later by prompting for the passphrase on first use. pageant-deferred-decrypt
- Upgraded default SSH key fingerprint format to OpenSSH-style SHA-256.ssh-fingerprint-formats
- PuTTYgen now supports alternative provable-prime generation algorithm for RSA and DSA.
- Replaces Windows Pageant’s IPC with named pipes. pageant-named-pipe
- Bug fix: PuTTYgen mis-writes OpenSSH private key format for some Ed25519 keys. openssh-ed25519-corrupt-private-key
- Bug fix: Moving a transfer to background just in between two individual file transfers cancels the transfer. 1983
- Bug fix: Files saved in external editors are not uploaded in timezones behind UTC. 1985
- Bug fix: Sort > By Type icon for was still incorrect.
- TLS/SSL core upgraded to OpenSSL 1.1.1k.
- XML parser upgraded to Expat 2.3.0.
- The enumerable returned by
Session.EnumerateRemoteFilesimplements the interface implicitly to allow access to the interface method (
GetEnumerator) from late-bound languages, like PowerShell.
- Disabling multipart uploads with S3 protocol on Google Cloud they are not supported there. 1972
- Allow downloading a file from an FTP server via a symbolic link in scripting or when handling a URL. 1973
- Allowing use of the stream returned by
Session.GetFilefrom a different thread. 1978
- Workaround for specific encoding of special characters in filenames by OneDrive WebDAV interface. 1824
https://URL with known S3 API hostname (
storage.googleapis.com) is interpreted as S3 protocol, instead of WebDAV.
- Automatically resume transfer when TLS re-key fails. 1982
- Translation updated: German.
- Bug fix: Ignoring disconnect messages from the server while closing the connection. 1977
- Bug fix: Preventing another application (or WinSCP instance) stealing the selected tunnel port. 1971
- Bug fix: Hang after receiving multiline response from FTP server. 1963
- Bug fix: Sort > By Type icon for was incorrect.
- Bug fix: Keyboard cues were shown in toolbar buttons drop down menus even when the menu was dropped down with mouse.
- Bug fix: Failure when connecting to FTPS server that supports client certificates with translation that uses multi byte encoding. 1966
- Bug fix: Remembered password is forgotten after the first failed (re)connect, even if the failure did not involve the password. 1967
- Bug fix: Problems with port forwarding are not detected. 1970
- Bug fix: Potential failure when waiting for a command executed from Console window is aborted.
- Bug fix: When saving a site with a slash in the username, it is misinterpreted as a site folder.
- Bug fix: DST start or end causes edited/opened files to be uploaded. 1974
- Bug fix: Failure when retrieving a directory listing from an FTP server when the data are transmitted in huge amount of tiny chunks. 1976
- Bug fix: Some operations with relative paths (notably creating and deleting a subdirectory) were failing on encrypted session.
- Bug fix: Local > Go to > Explore Directory was not working with focused remote panel.
- Bug fix: A workspace session opened from a stored site could not be used for operation in a new window or duplicated.
- Bug fix: Error when uploading an empty folder in the foreground or any folder in the background to an FTP server with permissions configured.
- Bug fix: Adding new background transfer while queue processing is disabled and some parallelized transfer was already started results in “waiting” items being endlessly added to the queue list.