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MobaXterm Alternatives for Windows

There are many alternatives to MobaXterm for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is mRemoteNG, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to MobaXterm and loads of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to MobaXterm are ConEmu, cmder, Tabby Terminal and Hyper.

MobaXterm alternatives are mainly Terminal Emulators but may also be Remote Desktop Tools or Shells. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of MobaXterm.
This page was last updated May 18, 2022
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Windows

MobaXterm is an enhanced terminal app that brings the advanced features of a Unix-like command-line to Windows. It takes...

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  1. mRemoteNG is a fork of mRemote , an open source, tabbed, multi-protocol, remote connections manager.

    mRemoteNG vs MobaXterm opinions
    Most users think mRemoteNG is a great alternative to MobaXterm.

    Most of the functionality like MobaXterm. But Open Source.

    Positive comment about 1 month ago
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    mRemoteNG is the only one on this list that is actually an alternative to MobaXterm in terms of functionality offered and core features.

    Positive comment almost 2 years ago
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  2. Windows console emulator with tabs, which presents multiple consoles and simple GUI applications as one customizable GUI window with various features.



  3. Cmder is an open-source replacement for the Windows command-line. It relies on ConEmu , extending it with the power of .

    cmder vs MobaXterm opinions
    This alternative is disputed. cmder is still a legitimate alternative to MobaXterm, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    this is a simple shell emulator not a ssh client

    Top negative comment  2 months ago
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    Completely different functionality.

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    MobaXterm is not so much a shell replacement, but an ssh terminal, sftp, ftp client, integrated x windows server, linux emulation (via integrated cygwin) and as such cmder is not an alternative to mobaXterm

    Negative comment over 2 years ago
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    not a ssh connection tools

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    Cmder manages local consoles, MobaXTerm manages remote sessions over a range of protocols. While you could use Cmder and then open an SSH from the local commandline, to call it an alternative is a bit of a stretch.

    Negative comment almost 3 years ago
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    Mobaxterm simulations a whole host of protocols and console emulator is only a tiny portion of what it can do.

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    They do entirely different things.

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

  5. 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.

    Hyper vs MobaXterm opinions
    Some users think Hyper is a great alternative to MobaXterm, some don't.

    Hyper is just a terminal. No file manager, port forwarding or session management (X11, VNC, etc..)

    Negative comment almost 2 years ago
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  6. KiTTY is an opensource terminal emulator, forked from PuTTY , that adds many extra features to the original software.

    KiTTY vs MobaXterm opinions
    Most users think KiTTY is a great alternative to MobaXterm.

    Verry good SSH client. Integrates with WinSCP and pscp. Is the same as PuTTY but with extra's. The i.e. integrated launcher functionality. Session information in files and not in the registry. With dirmode on.

    Positive comment about 1 month ago
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  7. Windows Terminal is a new, modern, feature-rich, productive terminal application for command-line users.

  8. Alacritty

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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.

  9. 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.

    Most users think Remote Desktop Manager is a great alternative to MobaXterm.
  10. MSYS2

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    MSYS2 is an independent rewrite of MSYS, based on modern Cygwin (POSIX compatibility layer) and MinGW-w64 with the aim of better interoperability with native Windows software.

    MSYS2 vs MobaXterm opinions
    pros, cons and recent comments

    MSYS2 is a terminal much like cmder. Mobaxterm is primarily a remote management tool with ssh/rdp session tree.

    Negative comment over 3 years ago
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