Babun Alternatives

    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 (Freemium), Cygwin (Free, Open Source), MinGW (Free, Open Source) and MSYS2 (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 23, 2020

    1. Cmder is an open-source replacement for the Windows command-line. It relies on ConEmu , extending it with the power of .
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    2. 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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    3. 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.
    4. MinGW ("Minimalistic GNU for Windows") is a port of the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) and GNU Binutils.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      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.


    5. 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.
    6. 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.

      Discontinued

      Abandoned since 2011. The author recommends switching to iTerm2

      http://iterm.sourceforge.net/news.shtml

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      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. It can be considered as a folk of MinGW(32)
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Gow (Gnu On Windows) is the lightweight alternative to Cygwin. It uses a convenient Windows installer that installs about 130 extremely useful open source UNIX applications compiled as native win32 binaries.

      Discontinued

      No activity for over a year.

    7. 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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