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CMD++ Alternatives

CMD++ is described as '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)' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to CMD++ for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, PortableApps.com and ConEmu. The best alternative is PuTTY, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like CMD++ are ConEmu, cmder, PowerShell and Windows Terminal.

CMD++ 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 CMD++.
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    PuTTY

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • ReactOS
    104 alternatives to PuTTY 

    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.

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    ConEmu

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    50 alternatives to ConEmu 

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

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    1.  PortableConEmu can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Command line interfaceConEmu either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    cmder

    • Windows
    • clink
    • ConEmu
    • Windows Command Prompt
    • PowerShell
    37 alternatives to cmder 

    Cmder is an open-source replacement for the Windows command-line. It relies on ConEmu , extending it with the power of clink and some great looking defaults including a Monokai color scheme and custom prompt...

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    1.  Lightweightcmder consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Portablecmder can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/Extensionscmder can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    4.  Command line interfacecmder either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    PowerShell

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    57 alternatives to PowerShell 

    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.

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    1.  Support for scriptingPowerShell supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Windows Terminal

    88 alternatives to Windows Terminal 

    Windows Terminal is a new, modern, feature-rich, productive terminal application for command-line users. It includes many of the features most frequently requested by the Windows command-line community including support for tabs, rich text, globalization, configurability...

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    KiTTY

    • Windows
    81 alternatives to KiTTY 

    KiTTY is an opensource terminal emulator, forked from PuTTY , that adds many extra features to the original software.

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    MSYS2

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    38 alternatives to MSYS2 

    MSYS2 is an independent rewrite of MSYS, based on modern Cygwin (POSIX compatibility layer) and MinGW-w64 with the aim of better interoperability with native Windows software.

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    1.  Command line interfaceMSYS2 either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  Support for scriptingMSYS2 supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Windows Command Prompt

    • Windows
    40 alternatives to Windows Command Prompt 

    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.

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    1.  Command line interfaceWindows Command Prompt either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  Support for scriptingWindows Command Prompt supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsWindows Command Prompt can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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      clink

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      13 alternatives to clink 

      Clink enhances your productivity in Microsoft Windows' "cmd.exe". If you're familiar with Bash then you will be familiar with the changes that clink brings to "cmd.exe" (it uses the same 'Readline' library that Bash uses). It is a small utility.

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      1.  Command line interfaceclink either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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        JuiceSSH

        • Android
        • Android Tablet
        • mosh
        • OpenSSH
        • Dropbear SSH Server and Client
        95 alternatives to JuiceSSH 

        The all in one terminal client for Android including SSH, Local Shell, Mosh and Telnet support.

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