What are the best HTerm alternatives in 2018?

    HTerm is described as 'terminal emulator for serial communication' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to HTerm for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is PuTTY, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like HTerm are Royal TSX (Freemium), JuiceSSH (Free), YAT - Yet Another Terminal (Free, Open Source) and RealTerm (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 27, 2018

    1. PuTTY is a free and open-source terminal emulator, serial console and network file transfer application. It supports several network protocols, including SCP, SSH, Telnet, rlogin, and raw socket connection. It can also connect to a serial port.
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    2. Royal TS provides easy and secure access to your remote systems Unlock the power to remotely manage your systems on multiple platforms!
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      • mosh
      • OpenSSH
      • Dropbear SSH Server and Client
      The all in one terminal client for Android including SSH, Local Shell, Mosh and Telnet support.
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    3. Engineering, testing and debugging of serial communication. Supports RS-232/422/423/485 as well as TCP/IP Client/Server/AutoSocket, UDP/IP Client/Server/PairSocket and USB Ser/HID. Optimized for simple command sets of e.g. embedded systems.
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    4. RealTerm is a terminal program specially designed for capturing, controlling and debugging binary and other difficult data streams. It is far better for debugging comms than HyperTerminal. It has no support for dialing modems, BBS, etc. - that is what HyperTerminal does.
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    5. SHELLNGN is a cloud based SSH client with SFTP and Telnet support. Manage your servers anywhere you are, with a professional and feature-rich SSH and SFTP Client.
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      • Mac
      Still using FTP? Truck hauls data 30x faster thanks to its modern rsync engine (included) which compresses, de-duplicates and encrypts – giving significantly higher performance and security, right from the first transfer.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • FreeBSD
      CuteCom is a graphical serial terminal aimed mainly at hardware developers or other people who need a terminal to talk to their devices.

      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.

    6. A full featured terminal with built-in OpenSSH support, it’s focused managing and login to hosts efficiently. Don't waste your time; be productive. ## Features Full-featured Terminal • Compatible with Terminal.app and xterm.
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    7. Putty is one of the Best Terminal Emulators available today. It Supports different types of Network Protocols such as SSH, FTP, SCP, Telnet etc. In Windows it is used as SSH Client to connect to Your Linux server or for some other purpose.
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