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    Colorconsole Alternatives

    Colorconsole is described as 'ColorConsole brings a little color to your black and white world of Windows console ' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are six alternatives to Colorconsole for Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is PowerShell, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Colorconsole are Windows Command Prompt (Paid), win-bash (Free, Open Source), Take Command (Paid) and CMD++ (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 22, 2022
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    ColorConsole brings a little color to your black and white world of Windows console .
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    1. 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. 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.


    3. 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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    4. 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.
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      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).

      Discontinued

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



    5. GS.EXE (Gregs DOS Shell) is an alternative DOS shell, with improved editing features, command history, and support for glass.
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