Cool Retro Term Alternatives

    Cool Retro Term is described as '(CRT) is a terminal emulator which mimics the look and feel of the old cathode tube screens. It has been designed to be eye-candy, customizable, and reasonably lightweight' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Cool Retro Term for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, BSD, Windows and Electron / Atom Shell. The best alternative is Terminator, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Cool Retro Term are Hyper (Free, Open Source), iTerm2 (Free, Open Source), Alacritty (Free, Open Source) and GNOME Terminal (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 12, 2021

    1. Terminator enables the user to run and manage multiple terminal emulators side-by-side in the same window. The main focus is arranging terminals in a grid. (Tabs is the most common default method, which Terminator also supports.
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      something that actually mimics old crts and gives you that nice retro feel
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

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    2. Hyper™ is a beautiful and extensible, cross-platform terminal built on open web standards. It provides an elegant command-line experience that is consistent across all supported platforms which includes macOS, Windows and various Linux distributions like Fedora and Debian.
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      Ugotsta Hyper is one of the few terminals that can somewhat mimic CRT's style, using custom CSS tweaks. CRT is easier to customize though.
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

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    3. iTerm2 is a replacement for Terminal and the successor to iTerm. It works on Macs with macOS 10.10 or newer. iTerm2 brings the terminal into the modern age with features you never knew you always wanted.
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      iTerms allows for much customisation
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

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    4. Alacritty is a blazing fast, GPU accelerated terminal emulator. It’s written in Rust and uses OpenGL for rendering to be the fastest terminal emulator available. Alacritty is available on GitHub in source form.
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    5. GNOME Terminal is a terminal emulator for the GNOME desktop environment written by Havoc Pennington and others. Terminal emulators allow users to execute commands using a real UNIX shell while remaining on their graphical desktop.[


    6. Tabby is a terminal app that works across Windows, Mac and Linux while also supporting Windows shells including Powerfull and git-bash on Windows.
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    7. Konsole is a terminal to run a command shell. It provides a command line interface for directly controlling your computer.
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    8. Guake is a top-down terminal for Gnome (in the style of Yakuake for KDE, Tilda or the terminal used in Quake). Guake is already package by a number of distribution (among them are Fedora, Debian, Ubuntu or ArchLinux).
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    9. Yakuake is a drop-down (Quake-style) terminal emulator based on KDE Konsole technology. Its design was inspired from consoles in computer games such as Quake which slide down from the top of the screen when a key is pressed, and slide back up when the key is pressed again.
    10. Kitty ( not to be confused with KiTTY ) is a powerful, cross-platform GPU-based terminal emulator.
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