WinSCP for Chromebook

WinSCP on Chromebook :WinSCP is an open source and free SFTP, WebDav, FTP and SCP client for Microsoft Windows. The major function of Win SCP is to transfer files in a secure manner from a local computer to a remote one.


Top Features:

  • Translated into several languages
  • Graphic User Interface
  • All common operations with files
  • It has integrated text editor
  • Batch file scripting, .Net wrapper and command line interface
  • It supports SSH password, public key, keyboard-interactive and Kerberos authentication
  • It stores information, optionally.
  • One can upload files and retain it
  • Win SCP can also act as a remote editor
  • Can integrate with pageant or PuTTY authentication agent where you can get full support for public key authentication with SSH.

There are three more versions are available apart from the standard version. One is a generic package and two others are customized versions of and LiberKey. The portable version runs on wine in Linux.

More software for Chromebook: Wireshark on Chromebook

How to Download WinSCP for Chromebook

Installing WinSCP using Play Store

  1. Check if your Chromebook is compatible for installing Android apps: Chromebook Play Store Compatibility
  2. If your Chromebook is compatible, then you can install Play store by following these instructions. After that search for “WinSCP“and install the app on your chromebook.
  3. If your Chromebook is not compatible you can download the Play store apk and installing it manually, After that you can follow the steps mentioned above to find the “WinSCP” app and install it on your device.

Installing WinSCP using Chrome Browser

  1. If the software is not available on Play store, then you can try finding “WinSCP” on the chrome web store.
  2. Open chrome browser and go to the Web store, search for “WinSCP” and install it.

Install WinSCP using Rollapp 

  1. If the “WinSCP” software is not available on chrome web store, then you can go to Rollapp, a useful website to access software online from any device.
  2. Go to the Rollapp website and search for “WinSCP” and use the application online.