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 (Free, Open Source), cmder (Free, Open Source), PowerShell (Free, Open Source) and KiTTY (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 23, 2020

    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.
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    2. Windows console emulator with tabs, which presents multiple consoles and simple GUI applications as one customizable GUI window with various features. Initially, the program was created as a companion to Far Manager .
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    3. Cmder is an open-source replacement for the Windows command-line. It relies on ConEmu , extending it with the power of .
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    4. 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.
    5. KiTTY is an opensource terminal emulator, forked from PuTTY , that adds many extra features to the original software.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      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.
    6. 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.
    7. Clink enhances your productivity in Microsoft Windows' "cmd.exe".
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Mintty is a terminal emulator for Cygwin that is based on code from PuTTY 0.60 by Simon Tatham and team.
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