Batch MessageBox Alternatives

    Batch MessageBox is described as 'This is a tiny hack to display message boxes from Windows batch files and command line programs. There are many like it but the developer didn't find any that was open source, non-copyleft and had no external dependencies (.NET Framework, GTK+, etc.)' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are six alternatives to Batch MessageBox for Windows and Linux. The best alternative is NirCmd, which is free. Other great apps like Batch MessageBox are F2KO CMD Tools (Free), MessagePop (Free), dialog (Free, Open Source) and Gtkdialog (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 18, 2020

    1. NirCmd is a small utility that allows you to do many useful tasks from command-line, without displaying any user interface: change your display settings, turn off your monitor, open the door of your CD-ROM drive, and more...
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    2. A bunch of command line tools for Windows for tasks ranging from encryption to simulating key presses and mouse clicks. Each tool is its own .exe file.
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    3. MessagePop is a simple application designed to help you convey a message to the computer user. The program allows you to specify the message text and the other parameters from the command line.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      display dialog boxes from shell scripts. Curses based. Works in console mode.
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    4. Gtkdialog is a small utility for fast and easy GUI building.
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    5. Xdialog is designed to be a drop in replacement for the "dialog" or "cdialog" programs. It converts any terminal based program into a program with an X-windows interface. The dialogs are easier to see and use while adding even more functionalities (e.g.
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