Konsole Alternatives

    Konsole is described as 'terminal to run a command shell. It provides a command line interface for directly controlling your computer' and is a popular app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Konsole for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and iPad. The best alternative is MobaXterm, which is free. Other great apps like Konsole are Terminator (Free, Open Source), Hyper (Free, Open Source), iTerm2 (Free, Open Source) and GNOME Terminal (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 4, 2021

    1. Terminal (also referred to as Terminal.app) is a terminal emulator included in Apple's Mac OS X operating system. It originated in Mac OS X's predecessors, NEXTSTEP and OPENSTEP, and allows the user to interact with the computer through a command line interface.
    2. Tilix is a tiling terminal emulator which uses the VTE GTK+ 3 widget with the following features: - Layout terminals in any fashion by splitting them horizontally or vertically. - Terminals can be re-arranged using drag and drop both within and between windows.
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    3. Cool Retro Term (CRT) is a terminal emulator which mimics the look and feel of the old cathode tube screens. It has been designed to be eye-candy, customizable, and reasonably lightweight.
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    4. Terminal is a modern terminal emulator for the Unix/Linux desktop - primarily for the Xfce desktop environment.
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    5. iTerm is a full featured terminal emulation program written for OS X using Cocoa. We are aiming at providing users with best command line experience under OS X.

      Discontinued

      Abandoned since 2011. The author recommends switching to iTerm2

      http://iterm.sourceforge.net/news.shtml

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • Electron / Atom Shell
      Upterm is an IDE in the world of terminals. Strictly speaking, it's both a terminal emulator and an interactive shell based on Electron.

      Discontinued

      Deprecated since May 20, 2019. Maintainer suggests using Hyper instead.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • BSD
      The xterm program is a terminal emulator for the X Window System. It provides DEC VT102 and Tektronix 4014 compatible terminals for programs that can't use the window system directly.
    6. st is a simple terminal implementation for X. What is wrong with xterm ? xterm is bloated and unmaintainable.
    7. The swiss army chainsaw of terminal emulators.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      TEXTREME is a lively, animated text editor with the feel of a retro videogame complete with sounds and game-like visual effects. The screen shakes as you type while particle effects decorate new characters.
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