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Babun is described as 'Would you like to use a linux-like console on a Windows host without a lot of fuzz? Try out babun!' and is a terminal emulator in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Babun for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, BSD, Mac and clink. The best alternative is cmder, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Babun are MobaXterm, Cygwin, MinGW and MSYS2.

Babun alternatives are mainly Terminal Emulators but may also be Shells. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Babun.
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  1. cmder icon

    cmder

    • Windows
    • clink
    • ConEmu
    • Windows Command Prompt
    • PowerShell
    37 alternatives to cmder 

    Cmder is an open-source replacement for the Windows command-line. It relies on ConEmu , extending it with the power of clink and some great looking defaults including a Monokai color scheme and custom prompt...

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    1.  Lightweightcmder consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Portablecmder can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/Extensionscmder can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    4.  Command line interfacecmder either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    MobaXterm

    97 alternatives to MobaXterm 

    MobaXterm is an enhanced terminal app that brings the advanced features of a Unix-like command-line to Windows. It takes the power of Cygwin and wraps it in a sleek, visual interface that's super easy to use, lightweight and portable.

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    1.  PortableMobaXterm can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Windows Explorer ExtensionMobaXterm can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsMobaXterm can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    Cygwin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Shell
    • Windows
    31 alternatives to Cygwin 

    Cygwin is a Unix-like environment and command-line interface for Microsoft Windows. Cygwin provides native integration of Windows-based applications, data, and other system resources with applications, software tools, and data of the Unix-like environment.

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    1.  Command line interfaceCygwin either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    MinGW

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    24 alternatives to MinGW 

    MinGW ("Minimalistic GNU for Windows") is a port of the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) and GNU Binutils. It provides a complete Open Source programming toolset which is suitable for the development of native MS-Windows (x86) applications, which do not depend on any...

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    1.  PortableMinGW can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    MSYS2

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    38 alternatives to MSYS2 

    MSYS2 is an independent rewrite of MSYS, based on modern Cygwin (POSIX compatibility layer) and MinGW-w64 with the aim of better interoperability with native Windows software.

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    1.  Command line interfaceMSYS2 either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  Support for scriptingMSYS2 supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Windows Command Prompt

    • Windows
    40 alternatives to 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 CE, OS/2 and eComStation operating systems. It is the counterpart of COMMAND.

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    1.  Command line interfaceWindows Command Prompt either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  Support for scriptingWindows Command Prompt supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsWindows Command Prompt can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    • iTerm icon

      iTerm

      57 alternatives to iTerm 

      iTerm is a full featured terminal emulation program written for OS X using Cocoa. We are aiming at providing users with best command line experience under OS X. The letter i represents a native Apple look and feel of the program interface, and an emphasis on complete...

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      Discontinued

      Abandoned since 2011. The author recommends switching to iTerm2http://iterm.sourceforge.net/news.shtml

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    • MinGW-w64

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      10 alternatives to MinGW-w64 

      The project's goal is to deliver runtime, headers, and libs for developing 64 bit (x64), as well as 32 bit (x86), windows applications using gcc-4.4 or newer versions.

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      1.  PortableMinGW-w64 can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    • gow

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      24 alternatives to gow 

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

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      Discontinued

      No activity for over a year.

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      superconsole

      37 alternatives to superconsole 

      SuperConsole is a software collection based on ConEmu, MSYS2, Mintty, Zsh, Git for Windows, grml-zsh-config, Antigen and agkozak-zsh-theme projects, customized and configured for everyday use.

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      1.  Portablesuperconsole can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      2.  Command line interfacesuperconsole either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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