Descriptions for SecureCRT and SecureFX 8.3.1
Version: 8.3.1 Build 1537
Released: Dec 7th, 2017
Developer: VanDyke Software
Mac Platform: Intel
OS Version: OS X 10.11 or later
Processor type(s) & speed: 64-bit processor
Web Site: https://www.vandyke.com/products/securecrt/mac_osx.html
A fully-featured terminal emulator as well as a SSH and Telnet client with advanced session management tools for computing professionals
SecureCRT is a powerful and trustworthy GUI-based SHH and Telnet client, as well as terminal emulator designed to increase your productivity and streamline repetitive tasks.
Helps you save time and streamline your daily tasks
SecureCRT deliver secure remote access, data tunneling and file transfer for every member of your team or organization.
With SecureCRT’s help you can securely access applications on Unix, Linux and VMS from your Mac thanks to the rich emulation support for ANSI, SCO ANSI, VT100/102/220, Wyse 50/60, Xterm, and Linux console.
What is more, SecureCRT makes it easy for you to configure, customize and manage multiple sessions with full control over key mappings, colors, scroll-back, fonts and more.
Advanced terminal emulation capabilities
Thanks to SecureCRT you can also access a wide array of network devices from one client with Telnet, Telnet/SSL, SSH2, SSH1, serial, as well as other protocols.
SecureCRT’s advance user interface offers multi-session launch, support for tabbed sessions, cloned sessions, tiled sessions and a button bar for repeated commands and mapped keys.
You can also rely on the open standard Secure Shell protocol for encrypted logon and session data, flexible authentication options and optional FIPS 140-2 approved ciphers.
Enables you to transfer files between network devices
SecureCRT also enables you to easily automate repetitive tasks by running scripts using JScript, VBScript, Python or PerlScript. The built-in TFTP server offers file transfer flexibility and you can use SecureCRT to transfer files between your network devices with Ymodem, Zmodem, Kermit or Xmodem.
In conclusion, the SecureCRT app comes as a secure Telnet or Terminal replacement for OS X, with highly reliable security features and advanced session management.
What’s new in SecureCRT 8.3.1
December 7th, 2017
- Added default key mappings to Xterm emulation for CTRL+HOME, CTRL+END, CTRL+SHIFT+END, CTRL+SHIFT+HOME, SHIFT+HOME, SHIFT+END, SHIFT+PGUP, and SHIFT+PGDN.
- Linux: Added the ability to map CTRL+TAB to a key.
- SecureCRT crashed if the pre-defined color scheme "Solarized Light" was deleted.
- If a dialog was displayed while attempting to open a log file when connecting to a session and the session attempted to automatically reconnect before the dialog was dismissed, SecureCRT crashed when the dialog was dismissed.
- The performance of scrolling large amounts of data with keyword highlighting and the "Minimize drawing" option set was significantly slower than in version 8.1.
- In the multi-line paste dialog, the clipboard text was very small on high-DPI monitors.
- Windows: SecureCRT could not be installed on Windows Server 2008.
- Windows: If the Connect bar was moved to the menu bar using the Customize dialog, auto complete in the Connect bar no longer worked.
- Windows: Many dialogs had display issues on high-DPI monitors when the system was scaled to 125% or 175%.
- Windows: The keymap editor dialog had some alignment issues on high-DPI monitors when the system was scaled to 111%.
- Mac/Linux: When SecureCRT was in tiled mode, if a Python script requested the Tab Object property Index, the value returned was not correct.
- Linux: On Ubuntu 16, the mouse pointer was very small on high-DPI monitors.