When comparing Xshell 6 vs mRemoteNG, the Slant community recommends Xshell 6 for most people. In the question“What are the best SSH clients for Windows?” Xshell 6 is ranked 12th while mRemoteNG is ranked 21st.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Connections management
Pro Has tabs
Pro Local shell interface to control Xshell
Pro Great option for enterprises
Xshell 6 caters to enterprises with features such as multi-tab UI, dynamic port forwarding, scripting support, support for ASCII as well as non-ASCII characters, etc.
Pro Compose bar to send a string to multiple servers at once
Pro Can use any system font
Pro Tunneling bar
Channel monitoring and dynamic port forwarding.
Pro User defined key map support
Pro Task automation with VB script
Pro It's free
Pro Import/Export feature
Allows to share connections.
Pro Can open multiple sessions in different tabs
Pro Supports multiple protocols
RDP (Remote Desktop/Terminal Server)
VNC (Virtual Network Computing)
ICA (Citrix Independent Computing Architecture)
SSH (Secure Shell)
Telnet (TELecommunication NETwork)
HTTP/HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)
Raw Socket Connections
Pro Connection manager
Lets you organize your connections into folders with icons as well and allows nested folders as well.
Pro Inheritance from folder properties
Inheritance makes it possible to store properties on folder basis and let the underlying connections inherit this info.
Con Not free
The subscription costs $89 per year.
Con No stable portable version
Any portable version present is wrapper. It moves files from portable folder to appdata and backward, which often cause dataloss
Con Private keys needs to be managed on PuTTY
Since mRemoteNG is integrated with PuTTY (included in the installation), all private key needs to be configured on PuTTY itself and then the PuTTY session needs to be selected on mRemoteNG.