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  • ConEmu icon

    ConEmu

    Windows console emulator with tabs, which presents multiple consoles and simple GUI applications as one customizable GUI window with various features. Initially, the program was created as a companion to Far Manager...

    Open Source Windows

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    KiTTY

    What is KiTTY ? KiTTY is a fork from version 0.63 of PuTTY, the best telnet / SSH client in the world. KiTTY is only designed for the Microsoft Windows platform. For more information about the original software, or pre-compiled...

    Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

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

    Open Source Mac 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 featured terminal emulation program written for OS X using Cocoa. We are aiming at providing users...

    Open Source Mac

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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 allow users to execute commands using a real UNIX shell while remaining on their graphical desktop.[

    Open Source Linux BSD

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    Terminator

    Terminator, multiple terminals in one window. The goal of this project is to produce a useful tool for arranging terminals. It is inspired by programs such as gnome-multi-term, quadkonsole, etc. in that the main focus is arranging...

    Open Source Linux BSD

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    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/
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    Konsole

    Konsole is a free terminal emulator which is part of KDE Software Compilation. It features: Tabbed terminals; Tab titles; Translucent backgrounds; Split-view mode; Directory and SSH bookmarking; Customizable color schemes;...

    Open Source Linux BSD

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    Xfce-Terminal

    Terminal is a modern terminal emulator for the Unix/Linux desktop - primarily for the Xfce desktop environment. We developed it because we saw the need for a lightweight and easy to use terminal emulator in the Xfce desktop...

    Open Source Linux BSD Xfce

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    Chrome Secure Shell

    Secure Shell is an xterm-compatible terminal emulator and stand-alone ssh client for Chrome. It uses Native-Client to connect directly to ssh servers without the need for external proxies.

    Free Mac Windows Linux Chrome OS Chrome

    SSH
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    Cool Retro Term

    Terminal emulator which mimics the look and feel of the old cathode tube screens, designed for eye-candy with lots of graphic options.

    Open Source Mac Linux

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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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    xterm

    The xterm program is a terminal emulator for the X Window System. It provides DEC VT102 and Tektronix 4014 compatible terminals for programs that can't use the window system directly.

    Open Source Mac Linux BSD

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    ZOC

    ZOC is a powerful and well-established terminal emulator and telnet client, well known for its outstanding user interface with tabbed multi session support. ZOC lets you access character based hosts using Secure Shell (SSH/SSH2)...

    Commercial Mac Windows

    • Fantastic terminal software with many code page emulations including DOS437, internal file transfer protocols such as zmodem, excellent ANSI emulation, perfect to access BBS systems via serial/modem, telnet or ssh! Support powerful REXX scripts and detailed logs. ioramsetteOct 2016 Disagree   Agree
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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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    LXTerminal

    LXTerminal is the standard terminal emulator of LXDE. The terminal is a desktop-independent VTE-based terminal emulator for LXDE without any unnecessary dependency. LXTerminal supports multiple tabs. All instances of program share...

    Open Source Linux BSD

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    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 decent terminal emulator. Current terminal emulators based on VTE...

    Open Source Linux BSD

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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. It's just a terminal, nothing more, nothing less. Designed for elementary OS.

    Open Source Linux

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    Hyper

    Hyper™ is a beautiful and extensible, cross-platform terminal built on open web standards. It provides an elegant command-line experience that is consistent across all supported platforms which includes macOS, Windows and various...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Electron / Atom Shell

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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 does), which means we can stop misusing unicode characters and make a better looking terminal with...

    Open Source Mac Electron / Atom Shell GitHub

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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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    Terminix

    Terminix is a tiling terminal emulator which uses the VTE GTK+ 3 widget with the following features: - Layout terminals in any fashion by splitting them horizontally or vertically. - Terminals can be re-arranged using drag and...

    Open Source Linux

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    Alacritty

    Alacritty is a blazing fast, GPU accelerated terminal emulator. It’s written in Rust and uses OpenGL for rendering to be the fastest terminal emulator available. Alacritty is available on GitHub in source form.

    Open Source Mac 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. Its many features include powerful terminals (with or without tabs), a very flexible preferences...

    Open Source Mac

    SSH
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    MobileTerminal

    A terminal emulator for your jailbroken iPhone. With this you can be the daring system administrator, always ready for the action. MobileTerminal is available in Cydia (jailbroken devices only).

    Free iPhone

  • ST - Simple Terminal

    st is a simple terminal implementation for X. What is wrong with xterm ? xterm is bloated and unmaintainable. Here’s an excerpt from the README: Abandon All Hope, Ye Who Enter Here This is undoubtedly...

    Open Source Linux

  • z/Scope Express VT

    Terminal Emulator for VT100, VT220, VT320, VT420, SSH1 and SSH2 Telnet Servers protocols, supports Kermit, X-Modem, Y-Modem and X-Modem.

    Commercial Windows

    SSH
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    LilyTerm

    LilyTerm: light, but functional terminal emulator LilyTerm is a terminal emulator based off of libvte that aims to be fast and lightweight, Licensed under GPLv3. Features: 1) Low resource-consumption -- No additional library...

    Free Linux

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    svte

    svte is a terminal that is flexible and has a small codebase. Its aim is to be lightweight and fast, while providing nice integration with a modern Linux environment. svte is yet another minimal GTK incarnation of VTE. svte is an...

    Open Source Linux

    • Discontinued Last commit from 2013-11-04, see https://code.google.com/archive/p/svte/source/default/commits
  • QTerminal

    QTerminal is a lightweight Qt terminal emulator based on QTermWidget. It is maintained by the LXQt project but can be used independently from this desktop environment. The only bonds are liblxqt representing a build dependency and...

    Open Source Linux

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    RXVT

    RXVT –our extended virtual terminal– is a terminal emulator for X11. It is a popular replacement for the standard ‘xterm’.

    Open Source Windows Linux

    • Discontinued Last updated in 2013.
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    evilvte

    VTE based, highly customizable terminal emulator. Features: tabs, tabbar autohide, right click to switch encoding, supports almost all VTE features, build-time configuration

    Open Source Linux

  • 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

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