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Download Putty Connection Manager

“Putty Connection Manager”  is a utility which works on top of the basic Putty utility and helps users to save connection parameters to different remote servers and provides Linux terminal kind of tabbing for different server connections.

Update: The below link is currently down. From one of the user’s comments, Putty connection manager can be downloaded from the below link:
Download link for PuttyCM.

This Putty Connection manager can be downloaded from the portal //puttycm.free.fr

Direct link to the Beta version of the latest vesrsion is //puttycm.free.fr/download/puttycm0.7.1.136beta.exe

The above exe can be installed on all Windows editions(XP, Vista, Windows 7, Server 2003 and Server 2008)

To know how to use this tool see the post How to configure putty connection manager

Putty is a freeware utility which can be used to connect to a remote machine using ssh, telnet or rlogin connections.

This tool can be downloaded from //putty.very.rulez.org/latest/x86/putty.exe.

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  • Subhasis Mohapatra September 28, 2011, 11:21 am


  • Chris October 20, 2011, 1:52 am

    After installing PCM in Windows 7, I am not able to see the actual putty session when connecting. The tab that supposed to be connected to putty is blank however the connection setting on the bottom task bar shows that its opened.

    Any ideas?

    • admin October 22, 2011, 6:49 am

      That’s strange! I guess putty.exe itslef might be having problem. Launch it separately and check if it works fine.

      • mango February 21, 2012, 4:21 pm

        I also got the blank window, when i connected using saved session settings, but it works if I login using default session settings.

    • Sebastien May 3, 2013, 9:49 am

      I’ve got the same problem with my windows 7 64, does anybody found a solution ?

    • edu November 4, 2015, 10:54 am

      go to Tools –> Options –> Plugins –> PuTTY and check box Enable additional timing for PuTTY campture (ms) set a value 600.
      Now show CLI on TAB, not sepparate window more

  • suv November 22, 2011, 9:58 am

    I cannot download puttycm from any of the above mentioned links.. Those pages are opening in some other language and it says: Error 403 – Refusal of request processing (Forbidden – Forbidden)

    The server understood the request but is refusing to fulfill. An authentication process will not help and the request should not be renewed. If the method invoked is different from HEAD and the server wishes to make public why he refuses treatment, he will do in the entity associated with this response. This status code is often used when the server does not wish to dwell on the reasons for refusing access, or because it’s the only answer that works. You try to access a resource to you prohibited. It may be that the relevant account is suspended (see Management Console)
    Can you help?

    • admin November 24, 2011, 4:55 pm

      Yes, there is a problem with the site..It has gone down few days back.. The license of this software does not allow one to redistribute it.. otherwise I would have shared it on my site..
      I am trying to contact the author if it’s fine with him to share it.. I will provide an update on that soon.. Meanwhile see if you can use the alternatives for putty connection manager. Terminals is one very good alternative for puttycm.

  • dan December 9, 2011, 10:45 am

    Putty Connection Manager is no long under development, I use it a lot and recently really struggled to find a working copy to download since the original site is no longer active.

    I managed to find a copy one of my old machines and have uploaded it to make it easier for other people to use it, hopefully you will find this useful.

    Download link for puttycm

    • Venkata December 12, 2011, 8:47 pm

      link worked and really helped my putty tabbing problem. Thanks Dan.

  • tyler December 12, 2011, 5:29 pm

    Can i use macro to set up a hot key for text?

  • JstCurious June 24, 2012, 3:53 am


    Thanks, it worked for me on window 7.

  • Jakfar June 25, 2012, 5:29 pm

    Thanks, work in windows 7 basic 🙂

  • thanks September 27, 2012, 5:25 am

    the link to download Putty Manager is working .. thanks for sharing the link

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