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Cathode Alternatives

Cathode is described as 'fully customizable terminal app with a look inspired by classic computers' and is a terminal emulator in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Cathode for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Linux, BSD, iPad and iPhone. The best alternative is Terminator, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Cathode are GNOME Terminal, iTerm2, Kitty terminal and Konsole.

Cathode 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 Cathode.
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Cathode is a fully customizable terminal app with a look inspired by classic computers.

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  1. Terminator icon

    Terminator

    • Linux
    • BSD
    75 alternatives to Terminator 

    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.

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    1.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Terminator.
    2.  Support for Multiple MonitorsTerminator supports the use of multiple displays.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsTerminator can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    Terminator is running Vim, Bash, and Python side by side.
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  2. GNOME Terminal icon

    GNOME Terminal

    • Linux
    • BSD
    58 alternatives to GNOME Terminal 

    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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    1.  Command line interfaceGNOME Terminal either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  LightweightGNOME Terminal consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    iTerm2

    70 alternatives to iTerm2 

    iTerm2 is a replacement for Terminal and the successor to iTerm. It works on Macs with macOS 10.10 or newer. iTerm2 brings the terminal into the modern age with features you never knew you always wanted.

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    By Itself
    Autocomplete
  4. Kitty terminal icon

    Kitty terminal

    • Mac
    • Linux
    69 alternatives to Kitty terminal 

    Kitty ( not to be confused with KiTTY ) is a powerful, cross-platform GPU-based terminal emulator. It offloads rendering to the GPU and uses OpenGL for fast, cross-platform performance with built-in tiling layouts as well as graphic, unicode...

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    1.  Command line interfaceKitty terminal either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  LightweightKitty terminal consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  5. Konsole icon

    Konsole

    • Linux
    • BSD
    53 alternatives to Konsole 

    Konsole is a free terminal emulator part of the KDE applications. It features: Tabbed terminals; Tab titles; Translucent backgrounds; Split-view mode; Directory and SSH bookmarking; Customizable color schemes; Customizable key bindings; Notifications about silence or activity in...

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    1.  LightweightKonsole consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    Konsole supports multiple tabs per windows.
    Konsole windows can be split vertically and horizontally.


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    Cool Retro Term

    • Mac
    • Linux
    43 alternatives to Cool Retro Term 

    Cool Retro Term (CRT) is a terminal emulator which mimics the look and feel of the old cathode tube screens. It has been designed to be eye-candy, customizable, and reasonably lightweight.

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    This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
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  7. Terminal icon

    Terminal

    • Mac
    78 alternatives to Terminal 

    Terminal (also referred to as Terminal.app) is a terminal emulator included in Apple's Mac OS X operating system. It originated in Mac OS X's predecessors, NEXTSTEP and OPENSTEP, and allows the user to interact with the computer through a command line interface.

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    WezTerm

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    81 alternatives to WezTerm 

    A GPU-accelerated cross-platform terminal emulator and multiplexer written by @wez and implemented in Rust

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  9. iTerm icon

    iTerm

    56 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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    Fig Terminal

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    69 alternatives to Fig Terminal 

    Fig adds VSCode-style autocomplete to your existing terminal. Move faster with Fig.

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    1.  Command line interfaceFig Terminal either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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