Putty for Mac volume discounts now available

We have had a couple large organizations ask us about volume discounts for Putty over the past couple of weeks. So as of today we have implemented volume discounts in our store on FastSpring. Volume discounts start at 5 licensees and go up to 100 the discount increases in tiers.


Putty for Mac 7.5 is now available in the store, we are doing a soft release over multiple sites at this time. A release post with the full change-log will be posted here on Monday April 3rd 2017.


Putty for Mac version 7 status update

We are working on version seven of Putty for Mac and have made some good progress over the last couple months. We now have Pageant, plink, and puttygen working. So SSH and key authentication will be vastly improved over the current version.

Puttygen running on MacOS


plink running on MacOS


If you would like to support our efforts please go to our online store located here and make a purchase.

Putty for Mac FAQ

Here is a FAQ about Putty for Mac it should help answer the most common questions and support request.

(Q) What is Putty for Mac?
(A) Putty is one of the Best Terminal Emulators available today. It Supports different types of Network Protocols such as SSH, FTP, SCP, Telnet etc. In Windows it is used as SSH Client to connect to Your Linux server or for some other purpose But what will you do if you are on Mac? You might be thinking , Is there any Software like Putty for Mac Available? The answer is Yes! With the help of some other Software’s we can Use putty on Mac although Putty is used widely on Windows Platform. Official Versions of Putty are available on Unix like Platforms, and now it’s widely available for Mac systems running OSX 10.11 or higher.

(Q) I get this error when installing ( Error : LaunchServices: Could not store lsd-identifiers file at /private/var/db/lsd/com.apple.lsdschemes.plist ) is this a Putty error / bug?
(A) No, it’s a Mac OS X bug 🙂 See : https://discussions.apple.com/thread/7270354?tstart=0

(Q) Can I install Putty on OSX 10.12 Sierra?
(A) YES! See :  http://osxdaily.com/2016/09/27/allow-apps-from-anywhere-macos-gatekeeper/

(Q) How do I expand the Putty window it is very small by default?

(A)  Unfortunately at this time, Putty for Mac does not support resizing an established connection.

What you can do is create another session for your application and set a custom Window size for it by changing the Columns and Rows and then save that for future usage of that application.

I know it is not optimal and hopefully we will be able to support resizing sometime in the future.


(Q)Where can I purchase Putty for Mac and how much does it cost?
(A) Putty for Mac cost $15.00 and can be purchased here.