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GtkTerm Alternatives for Mac

GtkTerm is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is dterm (terminal emulator), which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to GtkTerm and five of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to GtkTerm are Minicom, CuteCom, Zterm and pqcom.

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Gtkterm is a simple GTK+ terminal used to communicate with a serial port. It is has fewer features than minicom, but is...

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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. CuteCom

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • FreeBSD
    15 alternatives to CuteCom 

    CuteCom is a graphical serial terminal aimed mainly at hardware developers or other people who need a terminal to talk to their devices.

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    1.  PortableCuteCom can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.22.0, released in June 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website. It does not support terminal type emulation.

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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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    • pqcom

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      13 alternatives to pqcom 

      Simple and handy serial communication tool written with python and qt.

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