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Blink Shell Alternatives

Blink Shell is described as 'is the professional, desktop-grade terminal emulator for iOS. It's a full-featured and highly configurable open-source terminal that can be compiled from the source at GitHub or purchased as a pre-compiled app from the App Store to support the developers' and is a terminal emulator in the os & utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Blink Shell for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and Android. The best alternative is PuTTY, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Blink Shell are ConEmu, PowerShell, MobaXterm and Tabby Terminal.

Blink Shell alternatives are mainly Terminal Emulators but may also be Shells or Remote Desktop Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Blink Shell.
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  • iPhone
  • iPad

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  1. PuTTY is a free and open-source terminal emulator, serial console and network file transfer application. It supports several network protocols, including SCP, SSH, Telnet, rlogin, and raw socket connection. It can also connect to a serial port.

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


  3. PowerShell icon


    • 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.

  4. 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.

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


  6. 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.

    Terminator is running Vim, Bash, and Python side by side.
  7. 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.

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

    White and dark theme showcase
  9. Termux icon


    • 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.

    htop running natively
  10. GNOME Terminal icon

    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.[

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