Alternatives to TCC/LE 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 Windows-based applications, data, and other system resources with applications, software tools, and data of the...

    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 shell and associated scripting language built on the .NET Framework.

    Open Source Windows Mac 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 which is suitable for the development of native MS-Windows (x86)...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Windows Command Prompt icon

    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 CE, OS/2 and eComStation operating systems. It is the counterpart of COMMAND.COM in DOS and Windows...

    Commercial Windows

  • Console icon

    Console

    Console is a Windows console window enhancement. Console features include: multiple tabs, text editor-like text selection, different background types, alpha and color-key transparency, configurable font, different window styles.

    Open Source Windows

    • Discontinued Last Update: 2013-06-12. Forked alternative: http://alternativeto.net/software/consolez/
  • 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 applications compiled as native win32 binaries. It is designed to be...

    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 better interoperability with native Windows software. The name is a contraction of Minimal...

    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 the main site or it can be installed through Cygwins setup.exe program, where it can be found in the...

    Open Source Windows

  • ConsoleZ icon

    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

  • PowerCmd icon

    PowerCmd

    A command prompt replacement for Windows that arranges command line windows in a graphical, tabbed user interface. Other features include saving and restoring sessions, text editing capabilities, bookmarks, a searchbar, a customizable...

    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 run clients within a single process in order to minimize the use of system resources. Developed by...

    Open Source Mac Linux

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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, etc.) while remaining 100% compatible with the cmd.exe syntax.

    Open Source 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 functional bash.exe binary for windows nt and derived systems. win-bash...

    Open Source Windows

  • Take Command icon

    Take Command

    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 day - for everything from launching applications to serious file...

    Commercial Windows

  • CMD++ icon

    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. at school) when the native console is locked but you do need to run a program in the console (eg. to...

    Open Source 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 its core which is confusing for many people. coLinux is a port of...

    Open Source Windows

  • Gregs DOS Shell (GS.EXE) icon

    Gregs DOS Shell (GS.EXE)

    GS.EXE (Gregs DOS Shell) is an alternative DOS shell, with improved editing features, command history, and support for glass. Note: Portable, not dependent on CMD.EXE, very handy when your CMD.EXE has been disabled by a virus or...

    Free Windows

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  • mrxvt

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

    Open Source Linux

  • Make Batch Files icon

    Make Batch Files

    Easy to use visual builder for Windows batch files. No need to remember all of the commands and switches, just drag-and-drop commands and set parameters using dialog boxes.

    Commercial Windows

  • 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 running side on side with Windows on a single PC. Beginning...

    Open Source Windows

  • Hamilton C shell icon

    Hamilton C shell

    Hamilton C shell recreates the original UNIX C shell and utilities on Windows and Vista, adding numerous enhancements such as built-in and user-defined procedures, block-structured local variables and more. Not simply a port, it was...

    Commercial Windows

TCC/LE Comments

beats the stuffing out of cmd.exe

Positive Comment by Seth
about TCC/LE Oct 2015

TCC/LE is one of the first applications that I install on any Windoze machine I have misfortune of administering.

Really appreciate the little things like being to use CTRL-V to paste text into the terminal from the clipboard

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Not free

Comment by muellerto
about TCC/LE Mar 2013

This software and it's predecessors are not free at all and have never been free in the last 20 years.

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