MATE Terminal Alternatives

    MATE Terminal is described as 'terminal emulator for the MATE desktop environment. Terminal emulators allow users to execute commands using a real UNIX shell while remaining on their graphical desktop' and is a Terminal Emulator in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to MATE Terminal for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and Android. The best alternative is PowerShell, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MATE Terminal are Terminator (Free, Open Source), Hyper (Free, Open Source), iTerm2 (Free, Open Source) and Alacritty (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 27, 2021

    1. Terminology is a terminal emulator for e17. What does it do? It emulates a slightly extended vt100 with some extensions and bling thrown in. Most escapes supported by xterm, rxvt etc.
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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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    2. Terminal emulator based on UWP and web technologies.
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    3. Blink Shell is the professional, desktop-grade terminal emulator for iOS. It's a full-featured and highly configurable open-source terminal that can be compiled from the source at GitHub or purchased as a pre-compiled app from the App Store to support the developers.
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    4. Station is a terminal emulation application that you can use to access a UNIX shell in a graphical environment. Station features different view modes such as split vertically and horizontally, a tabbed interface, and copy and paste commands.
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    5. Rxvt-unicode is a highly customizable terminal emulator forked from rxvt. Commonly known as urxvt, rxvt-unicode can be daemonized to run clients within a single process in order to minimize the use of system resources.

      Discontinued

      Last update was in 2016

    6. Deepin Terminal is a terminal manager developed by deepin team that can freely split window according to users requirements with horizontal and vertical screen split supported.
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    7. fast and lightweight Wayland terminal emulator.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      A terminal emulator for X11.

      Discontinued

      Last updated in 2013.

    8. A super lightweight, beautiful, and simple terminal. It's designed to be setup with sane defaults and little to no configuration. It's just a terminal, nothing more, nothing less. Designed for elementary OS.
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