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open SSH suggestions for Mac OSX

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I'm looking for recommendations for an open SSH application for Mac. I've been using Putty in Windows, and found a couple online but wanted to get people's opinions and find out what you prefer and why?
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I use the OSX Terminal application usually
Check your version of OpenSSH by typing
ssh -v

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An alternative to OSX Terminal is iTerm2 (http://iterm2.com/) which has some nice bookmarking and scripting options similar to PuTTy

I've heard of a few others such as JellyfiSSH but have never used so cannot comment on them
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/jellyfissh/id416399476?mt=12 

if you really LOVE PuTTy you can install it on OSX via homebrew or macports
http://brewformulas.org/Putty
http://www.macports.org/ports.php?by=name&substr=putty
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I'm really used to Putty, I checked my version and i have OpenSSH_6.2p2, OSSLShim 0.9.8r 8 Dec 2011

thanks for the suggestions, I'll explore the options. ^_^
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Fast response with additional suggestions like homebrew! I didn't find that in my searches. Thanks so much!
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