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CoolTerm is described as 'simple serial port terminal application (no terminal emulation) that is geared towards hobbyists and professionals with a need to exchange data with hardware connected to serial ports such as servo controllers, robotic kits, GPS receivers, microcontrollers, etc' and is a terminal emulator in the os & utilities category. There are seven alternatives to CoolTerm for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Linux, iPhone, BSD and iPad. The best alternative is Minicom, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like CoolTerm are dterm (terminal emulator), Zterm, Terminal by Bra@y++ and Serial.

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  1. Minicom

    • Mac
    • Linux
    15 alternatives to Minicom 

    Minicom is a text-based modem control and terminal emulator program for Unix-like operating systems, originally written by Miquel van Smoorenburg, and modeled after the popular MS-DOS program Telix. Minicom includes a dialing directory, ANSI and VT100 emulation, an (external)...

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    1.  LightweightMinicom consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableMinicom can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Command line interfaceMinicom either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  2. dterm (terminal emulator)

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin
    13 alternatives to dterm (terminal emulator) 

    dterm is a simple terminal emulator, which doesn’t actually emulate any particular terminal. Mainly, it is designed for use with xterm and friends, which already do a perfectly good emulation, and therefore don’t need any special help; dterm simply provides a means by which...

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    Zterm

    19 alternatives to Zterm 

    ZTerm is a terminal emulation program for the Macintosh. In its day, many people used it to connect to Bulletin Board Systems and download files. Now we have the internet. Its still a useful utility for those systems that only offer dialup connections and for connecting to...

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  4. Terminal by Bra@y++

    4 alternatives to Terminal by Bra@y++ 

    Terminal is a simple serial port (COM) terminal emulation program. It can be used for communication with different devices such as modems, routers, embedded uC systems, GSM phones,... It is very useful debugging tool for serial communication applications.

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    1.  PortableTerminal by Bra@y++ can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Serial

    • Mac
    8 alternatives to Serial 

    Full-featured serial terminal for the Mac.

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    Get Console

    • iPhone
    • iPad
    18 alternatives to Get Console 

    Get Console is the first ipad and iphone serial port terminal application providing serial terminal connectivity without jailbreaking. The app store description advises it works on network devices, but offers a standard VT100 emulation.

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    goSerial

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    5 alternatives to goSerial 

    A Universal Binary for simple serial terminal emulation. Note: Does not support VT terminal type emulation.

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