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    Cygwin

    Cygwin is a Unix-like environment and command-line interface for Microsoft Windows. Cygwin provides native integration of Windows-based applications, data, and other...

    Open Source Windows

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    PowerShell

    PowerShell (including Windows PowerShell and PowerShell Core) is a task automation and configuration management framework from Microsoft, consisting of a command-line...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    MSYS2

    Description MSYS2 is an independent rewrite of MSYS, based on modern Cygwin (POSIX compatibility layer) and MinGW-w64 with the aim of better interoperability with...

    Open Source Windows

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    Termux

    A terminal emulator and Unix environment bringing powerful terminal access to your Android-powered devices.

    Open Source Android Android Tablet zsh Bash

  • gow

    Gow (Gnu On Windows) is the lightweight alternative to Cygwin. It uses a convenient Windows installer that installs about 130 extremely useful open source UNIX...

    Open Source Windows

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    Babun

    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: Pre-configured Cygwin with a...

    Open Source Windows Git Cygwin zsh

  • MinGW-w64

    The project's goal is to deliver runtime, headers, and libs for developing 64 bit (x64), as well as 32 bit (x86), windows applications using gcc-4.4 or newer...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    TCC/LE

    The most powerful Windows console command line tools and batch scripting solution available. Create batch file commands and Windows batch files that you can use every...

    Freemium Windows

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    win-bash

    win-bash is a Windows port of the famous GNU bash (see GNU Bash homepage). The goal of the win-bash project is to finish the port to Windows and provide a full...

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    PyCmd

    PyCmd is a smart command prompt extension for Windows cmd.exe; its purpose is to emulate a few power features of UNIX shells (decent Tab-completion, persistent history...

    Open Source Windows

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    TDM-GCC

    TDM-GCC is a compiler suite for Windows. It combines the most recent stable release of the GCC toolset, a few patches for Windows-friendliness, and the free and...

    Free Windows

  • Microsoft Windows SDK icon

    Microsoft Windows SDK

    The Windows SDK provides tools, compilers, headers, libraries, code samples, and a new help system that developers can use to create applications that run on Microsoft...

    Free Windows

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    andLinux

    andLinux is a complete Ubuntu Linux system running seamlessly in Windows 2000 based systems (2000, XP, 2003, Vista, 7; 32-bit versions only). AndLinux uses coLinux as...

    Open Source Windows

  • Cash icon

    Cash

    Cash is a cross-platform implementation of Unix shell commands written in pure ES6. Think Cygwin, except: - No native compiling - No ugly DLLs - Works in any...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • speedLinux icon

    speedLinux

    SpeedLinux is a customized coLinux. coLinux is not a VM but it can be used in the same way. Installation of Speedlinux results in a complete LINUX System with X server...

    Open Source Windows

MinGW Comments

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Comment by belav75
about MinGW · Sep 2012 · -1 Helpful

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This is has having bash in windows, without have heavy cygw ...

Comment by pcmind
about MinGW · Jun 2011 · 1 Helpful

This is has having bash in windows, without have heavy cygwin along. You have profile, home dir, /c/… drive like pipe and much more. Love it

aren't u talking about MSYS?
MSYS isn't MinGW^^ MinGW is a (GCC) Compiler Suite...

My bad. Was using the full pack, but realy the console is from Msys project.

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