SSH Tunnel reaches its “end of life”, it receives no further maintenance updates, including critical security upgrades.

We highly recommend that you switch to **Core Tunnel** at this point.


SSH Tunnel allows you to easily manage and precisely control your ssh tunnels.

SSH Tunnel is able to remember the ssh login password and save it to OS X's keychain. Furthermore, SSH Tunnel is designed to automatically reconnect when your Mac is waking up from sleep.

Notable Features:

- Auto launch when log in OS X
- Can manage multiple ssh tunnels and port forwardings
- Individual port forwarding can be enabled or disabled at will
- Automatically reconnect after disconnected by errors or waking up from sleep
- Remember and autofill ssh login passwords in OS X keychain automatically
- Able to manage private keys, and can remember / forget passphrases of private keys in keychain
- Tunnels can be imported from / exported as JSON file

SSH Functions:

- Support Local / Remote Port Forwarding tunnels
- Can create and share HTTP, HTTPS and SOCKS5 proxy (aka Dynamic Port Forwarding)
- Able to compress SSH connection
- Support public-key, password, keyboard-interactive authentication methods
- Support Google Authenticator and Authy for two-step verification
- Support multi-factor authentication
- Can deal with DSA, RSA, ECDSA, ed25519 private key types
- RFC4716, PKCS#8 and PEM key formats are supported, compatible with OpenSSH

SSH Tunnel support mail:

What's New

Version 18.05.1

## Version 18.05.1

Although SSH Tunnel reaches its “end of life”, some customers find that the app performs well and have no recent plan to upgrade to **Core Tunnel**.

We completely understand, so with this hot-fix release, we add an option allows users silent the EOL nag window.

## Version 18.05

Last maintenance release of SSH Tunnel.
We highly recommend that you switch to **Core Tunnel** at this point.

Learn more:

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
18 Ratings
18 Ratings
Clearlight Insight

Superb. Simple. GREAT way to organize tunnels and proxying.

This simplifies SSH proxying which is cryptic and nightmarish enough as it is with all the imminently forgettable flags and modes. Having it all superbly organized and presented in a well-designed full-featured graphical user interface is such a great idea, I wish I’d thought of it. It visually assists you even in chosing the right SSH tunneling mode to accomplish the type of connection you’re trying to make and saves you a lot of time digging through configuration files and google. Worth every penny. Long after you'd forget where you put what file to setup ssh tunnels on your system you’ll find this one single application right in front of you on your task bar (or that’s where I have it anyway), making it all clear as day and simple as pie to configure and manage. Great job guys!


It's ok but there are free alternatives

It works decently well. However there are free alternatives like secure pipes that work just as well.
It was ok when it was a couple of bucks but now that price has increased to $10 for just simple command replacement it is too much.
It would have been ok if it had all the other utilities that this developer provides. But it's crippled by design to force you to buy ssh proxy, etc for minor features that should all have been in the same tool.


The one thing you need a tunnelling app to do, SSH Tunnel does it exactly how you want it to.

Double click and you have a tunnel. It happens so quickly that you doubt it. Then you open up ARD or Sequel Pro and it's there! It stays connected, has never crashed, and does nothing to complicate itself.


Codinn Technologies Co., Ltd.
8.4 MB
Developer Tools
OS X 10.9 or later, 64-bit processor
Age Rating
Rated 4+
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