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mintty is described as 'Mintty is a terminal emulator for Cygwin that is based on code from PuTTY 0.60 by Simon Tatham and team' and is a terminal emulator in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to mintty for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Android. The best alternative is PuTTY, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like mintty are Tabby Terminal, ConEmu, cmder and MobaXterm.

mintty alternatives are mainly Terminal Emulators but may also be Shells or SSH Clients. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of mintty.
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Mintty is a terminal emulator for Cygwin that is based on code from PuTTY 0.60 by Simon Tatham and team.

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  1. PuTTY icon

    PuTTY

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • ReactOS
    101 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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  2. Tabby Terminal icon

    Tabby Terminal

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    81 alternatives to Tabby Terminal 

    Tabby is an infinitely customizable cross-platform terminal app for local shells, serial, SSH and Telnet connections.

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    1.  Command line interfaceTabby Terminal either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  PortableTabby Terminal can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  3. ConEmu icon

    ConEmu

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Shell
    • Windows
    50 alternatives to ConEmu 

    Windows console emulator with tabs, which presents multiple consoles and simple GUI applications as one customizable GUI window with various features.

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    1.  PortableConEmu can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Command line interfaceConEmu either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    cmder

    • Windows
    • clink
    • ConEmu
    • Windows Command Prompt
    • PowerShell
    37 alternatives to cmder 

    Cmder is an open-source replacement for the Windows command-line. It relies on ConEmu , extending it with the power of clink and some great looking defaults including a Monokai color scheme and custom prompt...

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    1.  Lightweightcmder consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Portablecmder can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Command line interfacecmder either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    4.  Extensible by Plugins/Extensionscmder can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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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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  6. PowerShell icon

    PowerShell

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    57 alternatives to PowerShell 

    PowerShell (including Windows PowerShell and PowerShell Core) is a task automation and configuration management framework from Microsoft, consisting of a command-line shell and associated scripting language built on the .NET Framework.

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    1.  Support for scriptingPowerShell supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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  7. Windows Terminal icon

    Windows Terminal

    88 alternatives to Windows Terminal 

    Windows Terminal is a new, modern, feature-rich, productive terminal application for command-line users. It includes many of the features most frequently requested by the Windows command-line community including support for tabs, rich text, globalization, configurability...

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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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    Termux

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid
    • zsh
    • Bash
    59 alternatives to Termux 

    Ready to go. Termux works directly with no rooting or setup required. At first start a minimal base system is installed automatically - you decide what to do next.

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    Hyper

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    79 alternatives to Hyper 

    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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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsHyper can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  Command line interfaceHyper either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    3.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Hyper.
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