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  • Cygwin icon

    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

  • PowerShell icon

    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

  • MinGW icon

    MinGW

    MinGW ("Minimalistic GNU for Windows") is a port of the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) and GNU Binutils. It provides a complete Open Source programming toolset...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    BusyBox

    BusyBox is a single binary that provides several stripped-down Unix tools in a single executable. It runs in a variety of POSIX environments such as Linux, Android...

    Open Source Mac Linux Android BSD

  • Termux icon

    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

  • Babun icon

    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

  • Sakura icon

    Sakura

    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 GNOME desktop installed to have a...

    Open Source Linux BSD

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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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    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

  • unxutils

    Here are some ports of common GNU utilities to native Win32. In this context, native means the executables do only depend on the Microsoft C-runtime (msvcrt.dll) and not...

    Open Source Windows

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