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clink is described as 'Clink enhances your productivity in Microsoft Windows' "cmd.exe"' and is a popular app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to clink for Windows, Linux, Mac and BSD. The best alternative is PowerShell, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like clink are fish, Windows Command Prompt, WindTerm and TCC/LE.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

Clink enhances your productivity in Microsoft Windows' "cmd.exe".

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  1. PowerShell icon

    PowerShell

    • 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.

    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingPowerShell supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    fish

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Fish is a user friendly command line shell for UNIX-like operating systems such as Linux.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfacefish either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  3. Windows Command Prompt icon

    Windows Command Prompt

    • Windows

    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.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceWindows Command Prompt either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingWindows Command Prompt supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsWindows Command Prompt can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    A picture of cmd, with the name blacked out.
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    WindTerm

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    A professional SSH/Telnet/Serial/Shell/Sftp client for DevOps.

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    TCC/LE

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    TCC/LE is a complete CMD replacement, and is compatible with your existing Windows command prompt and CMD batch files, while adding thousands of new features.

    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingTCC/LE supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceTCC/LE either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Screenshot of TCC/LE in action, taken from official website.


  6. Yori

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Yori aims to be a natural and familar shell for those used to operating with CMD. It does not attempt to be fully compatible, because doing so would impact its ability to make improvements. Rather, it aims to be a natural evolution.

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    win-bash

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    win-bash is a Windows port of the famous GNU bash (see GNU Bash homepage).

    ⚫︎ Command line interfacewin-bash either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed since 2016. Last version, 1.1, released in March 2011, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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    Closh

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    Closh combines the best of traditional unix shells with the power of Clojure. It aims to be a modern alternative to bash.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceClosh either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Take Command

    • Windows

    The most powerful Windows console command line tools and batch scripting solution available. Create batch file commands and Windows batch files that you can use every day - for everything from launching applications to serious file management and scripting.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceTake Command either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    CMD++

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    CMD++ is a command line program, which was devoloped as alternative to the Windows (R) console. You can use it at public places (eg. at school) when the native console is locked but you do need to run a program in the console (eg. to type arguments).

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    Discontinued

    last release in 2009 per sourceforge. See https://sourceforge.net/projects/cmdpp/files/

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