Alternatives to iTerm for all platforms with any license







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  • ConEmu icon


    Windows console emulator with tabs, which presents multiple consoles and simple GUI applications as one customizable GUI window with...

    Open Source Windows

  • KiTTY icon


    What is KiTTY ? KiTTY is a fork from version 0.63 of PuTTY, the best telnet / SSH client in the world. KiTTY is only designed for...

    Open Source Windows

  • Terminator icon


    Terminator, multiple terminals in one window. The goal of this project is to produce a useful tool for arranging terminals. It is...

    Open Source Linux BSD

  • GNOME Terminal icon

    GNOME Terminal

    GNOME Terminal is a terminal emulator for the GNOME desktop environment written by Havoc Pennington and others. Terminal emulators...

    Open Source Linux BSD

  • PowerShell icon


    PowerShell (including Windows PowerShell and PowerShell Core) is a task automation and configuration management framework from...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • iTerm2 icon


    This is a fork of the iTerm project hosted on Sourceforge, the development of which has been languishing for a while. iTerm2 is a full...

    Open Source Mac

  • Terminal icon


    Terminal (also referred to as is a terminal emulator included in Apple's Mac OS X operating system. It originated...

    Commercial Mac

  • Konsole icon


    Konsole is a free terminal emulator which is part of KDE Software Compilation. It features: Tabbed terminals; Tab titles; Translucent...

    Open Source Linux BSD

  • Bitvise SSH Client icon

    Bitvise SSH Client

    SSH and SFTP client for Windows incorporates: * one of the most advanced graphical SFTP clients; * state-of-the-art...

    Free Personal Windows

  • Chrome Secure Shell icon

    Chrome Secure Shell

    Secure Shell is an xterm-compatible terminal emulator and stand-alone ssh client for Chrome. It uses Native-Client to connect...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Chrome OS Chrome

  • Babun icon


    Would you like to use a linux-like console on a Windows host without a lot of fuzz? Try out babun! Babun features the following: ...

    Open Source Windows Git Cygwin zsh

  • ConsoleZ icon


    console - This is a modified version of Console 2 for a better experience under Windows Vista/7/8 and a better visual rendering.

    Open Source Windows

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  • xterm icon


    The xterm program is a terminal emulator for the X Window System. It provides DEC VT102 and Tektronix 4014 compatible terminals for...

    Open Source Mac Linux BSD

  • rxvt-unicode icon


    Rxvt-unicode is a highly customizable terminal emulator forked from rxvt. Commonly known as urxvt, rxvt-unicode can be daemonized to...

    Open Source Mac Linux

  • LXTerminal icon


    LXTerminal is the standard terminal emulator of LXDE. The terminal is a desktop-independent VTE-based terminal emulator for LXDE...

    Open Source Linux BSD

  • Pantheon Terminal icon

    Pantheon Terminal

    A super lightweight, beautiful, and simple terminal. It's designed to be setup with sane defaults and little to no configuration....

    Open Source Linux

  • Sakura icon


    sakura is a terminal emulator based on GTK and VTE. It's a terminal emulator with few dependencies, so you don't need a full...

    Open Source Linux BSD

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  • Terminix icon


    Terminix is a tiling terminal emulator which uses the VTE GTK+ 3 widget with the following features: - Layout terminals in any...

    Open Source Linux

  • ST - Simple Terminal

    st is a simple terminal implementation for X. What is wrong with xterm ? xterm is bloated and unmaintainable. Here’s an...

    Open Source Linux

  • Black Screen icon

    Black Screen

    Black Screen is a terminal emulator for the 21st century. Unlike most emulators, it uses HTML and CSS for its UI (exactly as Atom...

    Open Source Mac Electron / Atom Shell GitHub

  • z/Scope Express VT

    Terminal Emulator for VT100, VT220, VT320, VT420, SSH1 and SSH2 Telnet Servers protocols, supports Kermit, X-Modem, Y-Modem and...

    Commercial Windows

  • ZOC icon


    ZOC is a powerful and well-established terminal emulator and telnet client, well known for its outstanding user interface with tabbed...

    Commercial Mac Windows

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    svte Discontinued

    svte is a terminal that is flexible and has a small codebase. Its aim is to be lightweight and fast, while providing nice integration...

    Open Source Linux

  • MacTerm icon


    MacTerm (was MacTelnet) on OS X is now a complete replacement for Terminal, allowing access to both local and remote applications. ...

    Open Source Mac

  • RXVT icon

    RXVT Discontinued

    RXVT –our extended virtual terminal– is a terminal emulator for X11. It is a popular replacement for the standard ‘xterm’.

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • evilvte icon


    VTE based, highly customizable terminal emulator. Features: tabs, tabbar autohide, right click to switch encoding, supports almost all...

    Open Source Linux

  • mrxvt

    Based on rxvt. Tabbed interface. Very lightweight. Few dependencies. Only drawback is poor unicode support (theres an SVN branch with...

    Open Source Linux

  • FireCMD icon


    FireCMD command shell has features like recursive aliases, command substitution using files, HTML and CSS support, which makes it a...

    Commercial Windows

  • HyperTerm icon


    A beautiful and extensible experience for command-line interface users, built on open web standards. "In the beginning, our...

    Open Source Mac Linux

  • csshX icon


    csshX is a tool to allow simultaneous control of multiple SSH sessions. It will attempt to create an SSH session to each remote host...

    Open Source Mac

  • xCute icon


    Sending commands to a server can be as simple as sending a text message to a friend. Remote SSH asynchronous execution. Results...

    Commercial iPhone iPad

  • RapidSSH

    Rapid SSH is the powerful and complete IP terminal emulator for iPad and iPhone - supports SSHv1, v2, SSH Agent, Telnet, Raw, fully...

    Commercial iPhone iPad

  • CLIX icon


    CLIX ('command line interface for OS X') makes it easy to harness the power of Unix. It becomes both a fish to buy and a...

    Free Mac

  • TTYEmulator icon


    TTYEmulator is a free terminal emulator application which can act as a client for the SSH, Telnet, rlogin, raw TCP and serial...

    Free Windows

iTerm Comments

Fantastic app I use on a regular basis to replace Apple's n ...

Comment by Mutant
about iTerm Jun 2011

Fantastic app I use on a regular basis to replace Apple's native Terminal app.