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Open Source Android Terminal Emulator Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Android Terminal Emulator is ConEmu. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Android Terminal Emulator and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Android Terminal Emulator are PowerShell, Tabby Terminal, Terminator and Hyper.

Android Terminal Emulator alternatives are mainly Terminal Emulators but may also be Shells or SSH Clients. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Android Terminal Emulator.
This page was last updated Apr 30, 2022
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Android

Android-Terminal-Emulator - A VT-100 terminal emulator for the Android OS.

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

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  2. PowerShell

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.



  3. Tabby is an infinitely customizable cross-platform terminal app for local shells, serial, SSH and Telnet connections.

  4. Terminator enables the user to run and manage multiple terminal emulators side-by-side in the same window. The main focus is arranging terminals in a grid. (Tabs is the most common default method, which Terminator also supports.

  5. 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 Linux distributions like Fedora and Debian.



  6. Windows Terminal is a new, modern, feature-rich, productive terminal application for command-line users.

  7. Termux

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid
    • zsh
    • Bash

    Ready to go. Termux works directly with no rooting or setup required. At first start a minimal base system is installed automatically - you decide what to do next.

  8. GNOME Terminal

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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.[

  9. Alacritty

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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.

  10. Konsole

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Konsole is a terminal to run a command shell. It provides a command line interface for directly controlling your computer.

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