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Closh Alternatives

Closh is described as 'combines the best of traditional unix shells with the power of Clojure. It aims to be a modern alternative to bash' and is a Shell in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Closh for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, BSD, Windows and Cygwin. The best alternative is PowerShell, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Closh are GNU Bourne Again SHell, fish, Zsh and clink.

Closh alternatives are mainly Shells but may also be Terminal Emulators. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Closh.
This page was last updated Oct 23, 2021
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  • 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.

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  1. 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.

  2. Bash is the shell, or command language interpreter, that will appear in the GNU operating system. Bash is an sh-compatible shell that incorporates useful features from the Korn shell (ksh) and C shell (csh). It is intended to conform to the IEEE POSIX P1003.2/ISO 9945.



  3. fish

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

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

  4. Zsh is a UNIX command interpreter (shell) which of the standard shells most resembles the Korn shell (ksh); its compatibility with the 1988 Korn shell has been gradually increasing.

  5. clink

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

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



  6. Nu Shell

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    This project has reached a minimum-viable product level of quality. While contributors dogfood it as their daily driver, it may be unstable for some commands. Future releases will work fill out missing features and improve stability.

  7. DASH Shell

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    DASH is a POSIX-compliant implementation of /bin/sh that aims to be as small as possible. It does this without sacrificing speed where possible. In fact, it is significantly faster than bash (the GNU Bourne-Again SHell) for most tasks. DASH stands for Debian Almquist Shell.

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  8. the xonsh shell

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Xonsh is a Python-powered, cross-platform, Unix-gazing shell language and command prompt. The language is a superset of Python 3.4+ with additional shell primitives that you are used to from Bash and IPython. It works on all major systems including Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows.

  9. Xiki

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    Xiki makes the command line friendlier and more powerful. Xiki Shell (xsh) lets you use Xiki from command line, in a way that augments your current favorite shell (bash or zsh).

  10. win-bash

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

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

    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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