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MacTelnet Alternatives

MacTelnet is described as 'A complete terminal emulator for Mac OS X, for use with local or remote applications. Also available for Classic Mac OS as a remote-only shell. Features: Sophisticated macros. Special keypads. Vector graphics.Extensibility with Python. Session status. Very customizable windows' and is an app in the network & admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to MacTelnet for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is PuTTY, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MacTelnet are MobaXterm, Terminator, Remote Desktop Manager and ConnectBot.

MacTelnet alternatives are mainly Terminal Emulators but may also be SSH Clients or Remote Desktop Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of MacTelnet.
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    PuTTY

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • ReactOS
    104 alternatives to PuTTY 

    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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    MobaXterm

    97 alternatives to MobaXterm 

    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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    1.  PortableMobaXterm can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Windows Explorer ExtensionMobaXterm can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsMobaXterm can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    Terminator

    • Linux
    • BSD
    75 alternatives to Terminator 

    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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    1.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Terminator.
    2.  Support for Multiple MonitorsTerminator supports the use of multiple displays.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsTerminator can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    Terminator is running Vim, Bash, and Python side by side.
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    Remote Desktop Manager

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    53 alternatives to Remote Desktop Manager 

    Remote Desktop Manager lets you centralize all your remote connections, passwords and credentials into a unique platform that can be securely shared between users. Drive security, speed and productivity through your organization while reducing risks for your IT department.

    Easily Manage All Your Remote Connections
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    ConnectBot

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    32 alternatives to ConnectBot 

    ConnectBot is a Secure Shell client for the Android platform. Its ultimate goal is to create a secure connection through which you can use a shell on a remote machine and transfer files back and forth to your phone.

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    SecureCRT

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    50 alternatives to SecureCRT 

    SecureCRT combines rock-solid terminal emulation with the strong encryption, data integrity, and authentication options of the Secure Shell protocol. SecureCRT provides secure remote access, file transfer, and data tunneling for everyone in your organization.

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    1.  Support for scriptingSecureCRT supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Chrome Secure Shell

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome
    60 alternatives to Chrome Secure Shell 

    Secure Shell is an xterm-compatible terminal emulator and stand-alone ssh client for Chrome. It uses Native-Client to connect directly to ssh servers without the need for external proxies.

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    Xshell

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows
    42 alternatives to Xshell 

    Xshell is a powerful SSH1, SSH2, SFTP, TELNET, RLOGIN and SERIAL terminal emulator for Windows platforms. It allows users to gain access to Unix/Linux hosts easily and securely on a Windows workstation.

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    ZOC

    • Mac
    • Windows
    61 alternatives to ZOC 

    ZOC is a powerful and well-established terminal emulator and telnet client, well known for its outstanding user interface with tabbed multi session support.

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  10. 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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