When comparing WinSCP vs SuperPuTTY, the Slant community recommends WinSCP for most people. In the question“What are the best SSH clients for Windows?” WinSCP is ranked 7th while SuperPuTTY is ranked 12th.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Supports FTP and SFTP
Pro Not bundled with Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUP)
Does not attempt to install unwanted software on installation.
Pro Free and open-source
It has very good compatibility with the other tools of this segment (e.g. PuTTY)
No Installation required.
Pro Can protect stored passwords by strong AES cipher
Pro Integrated basic text editor
It has a integrated basic function text editor to create/edit/update files directly from client.
Pro Open source
Open source and hosted on Github.
Pro Split-Screen 1-to-Many Tabs Horizontally/Vertically
Dynamic placement of tabs side-by-side vertically or horizontally (similar to IDEs like Eclipse/Visual Studio)
Pro Customizable UI to allow for maximum net screen size up to fullscreen
Pro Easy Shortcut-Driven Navigation
By setting up certain shortcuts you can quickly bring up your sessions, select one by typing out the first letters, return-selecting it and cycle through your tabs.
Pro PuTTY configuration reachable and adjustable
Since it uses PuTTY underneath you can create and configure profiles/sessions there which you can reuse in SuperPuTTY and apply to connection in any fashion you like
allows for multiple tabs
Con Does not support UNC
Does not support UNC.
This makes working with the "Library"-function in WIn 7, 8, 10 not possible when working over a network.