Alternatives to Yakuake for all platforms with any license



Indie / Classic

  • ConEmu icon


    Windows console emulator with tabs, which presents multiple consoles and simple GUI applications as one customizable GUI window with...

    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

  • Guake terminal icon

    Guake terminal

    Guake is a top-down terminal for Gnome (in the style of Yakuake for KDE, Tilda or the terminal used in Quake). Guake is already...

    Open Source Linux BSD

  • iTerm2 icon


    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

  • 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

  • tilda icon


    Tilda is a Linux terminal taking after the likeness of many classic terminals from first person shooter games, Quake, Doom and...

    Open Source Linux BSD

  • 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

  • Cool Retro Term icon

    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

  • TotalTerminal icon

    TotalTerminal Discontinued

    A system-wide terminal accessible via a hot-key. TotalTerminal is a plugin for It provides persistent Visor Window which...

    Open Source Mac

  • Terminology icon


    Terminology is a terminal emulator for e17. What does it do? It emulates a slightly extended vt100 with some extensions and...

    Open Source Linux BSD

  • z/Scope Express VT

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

    Commercial Windows

  • RXVT icon

    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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  • yeahconsole icon


    YeahConsole turns an xterm into a gamelike console. This means it will slide down from top of your screen if you hit a shortcut key. ...

    Open Source Linux BSD

  • Qonsole icon


    "A Quake-like Console Emulator." Proudly under the MIT License.

    Open Source Windows

  • FireCMD icon


    FireCMD command shell has features like recursive aliases, command substitution using files, HTML and CSS support, which makes it a...

    Commercial Windows

  • Stjerm icon


    Stjerm is a roll-down, quake-like terminal emulator. It's window is shown with a key shortcut. Stjerm is very minimalistic and...

    Open Source Linux

  • DTerm icon


    DTerm provides a context-sensitive command line that makes it fast and easy to run commands on the files you're working with and...

    Free Mac

  • Windows Quake Style Console icon

    Windows Quake Style Console Discontinued

    Windows Quake style console wrapper (cmd wrapper), that shows at Win+~ key and allow to run inside it different programs, e.g. FAR...

    Open Source Windows

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