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iSSH Updated with Support for Multitasking and Port Forwarding

Zingersoft has updated iSSH with support for multitasking and port forwarding and the ability to keep connections open for up to 10 minutes in the background.

iSSH is a SSH and Telnet emulator of VT100, VT102, VT220, ANSI, xterm, and xterm-color terminals integrated with tunneled a VNC client and an X server.


• Multitasking support – can hold connections open for up to 10 minutes
• Arbitrary port tunneling through SSH
• Tunneled VNC client (or unencrypted using a “raw” connection)
• Tunneled X server
• Support for any non-standard ssh or vnc port
• Multiple simultaneous connections
• iPhone 3.0 cut and paste (double tap in console)
• Nearly every encoding supported
• Reachability notification
• Features a VGA BBS ANSI compatible font
• Portrait and landscape mode
• 53×24 or 80×24 (user configurable on iPad) with scroll-back buffer
• Arrow keys (by pop-up or by toolbar). Ctrl, alt, esc, tab, shift, Fn keys (1-10), ` key, all in combination.
• Keys are highlighted to confirm combination.
• Store any number of connections and configurations
• Command execution on connection
• Transparent keyboard
• Four (six on iPad) selectable monospaced fonts
• Via EDGE, WiFi or 3G
• RSA and DSA key generation and exchange via email, password-connected SSH or pasteboard
• Can support “uninterrupted” connections via GNU Screen and the command option.
• Transfers public keys automatically, without needing to email first.
• Pinch zooming in VNC/X11
• As good or better bluetooth/dock keyboard support than other VNC/RDP and console apps in the App Store!

What’s New In This Version:

• Support for multitasking and holding open connections for up to 10 minutes on devices that support multitasking.
• SSH tunnel support.
• Rolled out user-configured key pie menu keys into keyboard accessory on iPad
• Misc bug fixes.

iSSH is a universal iPhone and iPad app, currently available for US$9.99 in the app store.


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