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    iTerm2 Alternatives

    iTerm2 is described as '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' and is a very popular Terminal Emulator in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to iTerm2 for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and iPad. The best alternative is ConEmu, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like iTerm2 are Hyper (Free, Open Source), Terminator (Free, Open Source), MobaXterm (Freemium) and Tabby (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 18, 2022

    1. Windows console emulator with tabs, which presents multiple consoles and simple GUI applications as one customizable GUI window with various features. Initially, the program was created as a companion to Far Manager .
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      Most users think ConEmu is a great alternative to iTerm2.
      It has tabs and multiple consoles plus customizable GUI :D
      Positive comment about 5 years ago

    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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      Most users think Hyper is a great alternative to iTerm2.

    3. 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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      Most users think Terminator is a great alternative to iTerm2.
    4. 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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    5. Tabby is an infinitely customizable cross-platform terminal app for local shells, serial, SSH and Telnet connections.
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      Tabby vs iTerm2 opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Tabby is a great alternative to iTerm2.
      Really exactly the iTerm2 but for Windows!
      Positive comment over 1 year ago


    6. Windows Terminal is a new, modern, feature-rich, productive terminal application for command-line users.
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      Most users think Windows Terminal is a great alternative to iTerm2.
    7. KiTTY is an opensource terminal emulator, forked from PuTTY , that adds many extra features to the original software.
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    8. 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 vs iTerm2 opinions
      Most users think Alacritty is a great alternative to iTerm2.
      RemovedUser I'm happy because it works on Linux Mint and has more customization and features than the built-in terminal application.
      Positive comment 11 months ago

    9. 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.[
      GNOME Terminal vs iTerm2 opinions
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      Its functionality is comparably too limited.
      Negative comment 3 months ago

    10. Kitty ( not to be confused with KiTTY ) is a powerful, cross-platform GPU-based terminal emulator.
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