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GNOME Terminal Alternatives for Windows

GNOME Terminal is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is ConEmu, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to GNOME Terminal and 18 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to GNOME Terminal are PowerShell, MobaXterm, Tabby Terminal and Hyper.

GNOME Terminal alternatives are mainly Terminal Emulators but may also be Shells or SSH Clients. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of GNOME Terminal.
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  1. Windows console emulator with tabs, which presents multiple consoles and simple GUI applications as one customizable GUI window with various features.

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    PowerShell

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

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  3. MobaXterm is an enhanced terminal app that brings the advanced features of a Unix-like command-line to Windows. It takes the power of Cygwin and wraps it in a sleek, visual interface that's super easy to use, lightweight and portable.

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  4. Tabby is an infinitely customizable cross-platform terminal app for local shells, serial, SSH and Telnet connections.

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  5. 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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  6. Windows Terminal is a new, modern, feature-rich, productive terminal application for command-line users.

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    Alacritty

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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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    Alacritty has better performance and customization. However, the feature-set is limited in comparison to GNOME Terminal

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    WezTerm

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    A GPU-accelerated cross-platform terminal emulator and multiplexer written by @wez and implemented in Rust

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    Extraterm

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Cygwin

    The swiss army chainsaw of terminal emulators.

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  10. Terminal emulator based on UWP and web technologies.

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