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Apps with 'Console-based' feature

  1. GNU Midnight Commander is a visual file manager, licensed under GNU General Public License and therefore qualifies as Free Software.
  2. An Open Source, Cross-platform Text Expander on steroids.

  3. ranger is a file manager with VI key bindings. It provides a minimalistic and nice curses interface with a view on the directory hierarchy. The secondary task of ranger is to psychically guess which program you want to use for opening particular files.
  4. Mutt is a small but very powerful text-based mail client for Unix operating systems.
  5. Initially forked from noice, nnn is a super fast and resource-sensitive, terminal-based file browser. FEATURES - Mode-based navigation (basic, detail, disk usage analyzer). - Navigate-as-you-type mode with auto-select.
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    High precision scientific calculator with full support for physical units. - Evaluation of mathematical expressions - Parsing and handling of physical units (All SI units, imperial units, time-based units, ..
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  6. lf (list files) is a terminal file manager written in Go programming language.
  7. Broot offers a better way to navigate directories. Different from the typical 'tree' command, it summarizes directory contents so more fits on screen.
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  8. ZTreeWin is a fast and flexible text-mode file/directory manager for all versions of Windows. It has been developed as the successor to the legendary DOS file-manager XTreeGold.
  9. Sup is a console-based email client for people with a lot of email. It supports tagging, very fast full-text search, automatic contact- list management, custom code insertion via a hook system, and more.
  10. Dos Navigator Open Source Project is dedicated for development of the popular file shell Dos Navigator (DN) through collective efforts of an open group of programmers.


    Hasn't been maintained in 10 years.

  11. Terminal-based Twitter Client with Streaming API support. Only supports Ruby 1.9 and later.


    The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 1.0.2, released in May 2014, can be still downloaded from GitHub

  12. Streamlabs Chatbot is a chat bot for Twitch, YouTube Gaming, and Mixer. It comes with features such as a console for monitoring chat, a dashboard for updating the game, the ability to add your own commands, integration with Streamlabs, and more.
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  13. Rainbow Stream is a smart and nice Twitter Client on Terminal. It not only can do almost everything you can with a GUI client, but also have the power of CLI. - It have an interactive shell with tab autocomplete, history browsing, - calendar, calculator, and more...
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