Alternatives to PowerShell for all platforms with any license

  • Cygwin icon

    Cygwin

    Cygwin is a Unix-like environment and command-line interface for Microsoft Windows. Cygwin provides native integration of...

    Open Source Windows

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    cmder

    Cmder is a software package created out of pure frustration over the absence of nice console emulators on Windows. It is based on...

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    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

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    MinGW

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

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    iTerm2

    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

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    Yakuake

    Yakuake is a drop-down (Quake-style) terminal emulator based on KDE Konsole technology. Its design was inspired from consoles in...

    Open Source Linux BSD

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    Windows Command Prompt

    Command Prompt, also known as cmd.exe or cmd (after its executable file name), is the command-line interpreter on Windows NT, Windows...

    Commercial Windows

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    Console Discontinued

    Console is a Windows console window enhancement. Console features include: multiple tabs, text editor-like text selection, different...

    Open Source Windows

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    Terminal

    The built in terminal window on Mac OS. Totally not bloated, does what it should in a 'lean but mean' way.

    Commercial Mac

  • gow

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

    Open Source Windows

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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...

    Open Source Windows

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    mintty

    Mintty is a terminal emulator for Cygwin that is based on code from PuTTY 0.60 by Simon Tatham and team. It can be downloaded from...

    Open Source Windows

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    ConsoleZ

    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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    PowerCmd

    A command prompt replacement for Windows that arranges command line windows in a graphical, tabbed user interface. Other features...

    Commercial Windows

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    rxvt-unicode

    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

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    LXTerminal

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

    Open Source Linux BSD

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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...

    Open Source Windows

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  • PASH

    PowerShell open source reimplementation for "others" (Mac, Linux, Solaris, etc...) and Windows (including Windows Mobile and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Windows Mobile Solaris

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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...

    Open Source Windows

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    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

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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...

    Freemium Windows

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    Take Command

    The most powerful Windows console command line tools and batch scripting solution available. Create batch file commands and Windows...

    Commercial Windows

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    Colorconsole

    ColorConsole brings a little color to your black and white world of Windows console . One can save many hand moves and also time! An...

    Free Windows

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    iTerm

    iTerm is a full featured terminal emulation program written for OS X using Cocoa.

    Open Source Mac

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    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

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    CMD++

    CMD++ is a command line program, which was devoloped as alternative to the Windows (R) console. You can use it at public places (eg....

    Open Source Windows

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    ROXTerm

    ROXTerm: a full-featured VTE terminal emulator.

    Open Source Linux BSD

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    Terminix

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

    Open Source Linux

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    MacTerm

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

    Open Source Mac

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    Cash

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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    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

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    HyperTerm

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

    Open Source Mac Linux

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Microsoft has open sourced PowerShell, now available for Mac OS and Linux

Comment by bharatsuneja
about PowerShell Aug 2016

PowerShell inventor Jeffrey Snover announced Microsoft has open sourced PowerShell and it's available for Mac OS, Ubuntu and Cent OS now. See http://aka.ms/pslinux and downloads on GitHub at http://aka.ms/getpowershell

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