ConEmu Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to ConEmu for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is cmder, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to ConEmu and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to ConEmu are PowerShell (Free, Open Source), MobaXterm (Freemium), Hyper (Free, Open Source) and KiTTY (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 29, 2021

    1. z/Scope is a multi-protocol, multi-host terminal emulator that provides access to multiple terminal-based applications in a way that is familiar to every user, using a modern tabbed interface.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Cygwin
      wsltty - Mintty as a terminal for Bash on Ubuntu on Windows / WSL WSLtty components * wsltty package components (see below) in the user’s local application folder `%LOCALAPPDATA%` * a wsltty configuration directory in the user’s application folder `%APPDATA%` ...
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      • 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).

      Discontinued

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

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      A terminal emulator for Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), includes mintty, wslbridge, cbwin, and some other useful tools. The next thing you want to install after installing Windows Subsystem for Linux (a.k.a. WSL)
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    2. FireCMD command shell has features like recursive aliases, command substitution using files, HTML and CSS support, which makes it a next generation command shell. It also remembers command history and last working directory for next session.
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    3. Create GUIs for command line commands. Then drag files in to get their paths. And click buttons to choose switches.
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    4. terminalpp is a minimalist but powerful terminal emulator which provides the same features and user experience on Windows, Linux and macOS.
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    5. An AutoHotkey script that enables a quake-style terminal-on-a-hotkey for mintty.
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