Alternatives to TCC/LE for all platforms with any license

  • Cygwin icon


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

    Open Source Windows

  • PowerShell icon


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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • MinGW icon


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

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Console icon

    Console Discontinued

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

    Open Source Windows

  • 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...

    Commercial Windows

  • gow

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

    Open Source Windows

  • mintty icon


    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

  • 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

  • MSYS2 icon


    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

  • 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

  • PowerCmd icon


    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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  • PyCmd icon


    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

  • win-bash icon


    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

  • Take Command icon

    Take Command

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

    Commercial Windows

  • andLinux icon


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

    Open Source Windows

  • CMD++ icon


    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

  • mrxvt

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

    Open Source Linux

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  • 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:...

    Free Windows

  • speedLinux icon


    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...

    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...

    Commercial Windows

  • 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...

    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


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.