moserial Alternatives

    moserial is described as 'clean, friendly gtk-based serial terminal for the GNOME desktop. It is primarily intended for technical users and hardware hackers who need to communicate with embedded systems, test equipment, and serial consoles' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to moserial for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is PuTTY, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like moserial are JuiceSSH (Free), YAT - Yet Another Terminal (Free, Open Source), Tera Term (Free, Open Source) and RealTerm (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 14, 2018

    1. 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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      • mosh
      • OpenSSH
      • Dropbear SSH Server and Client
      The all in one terminal client for Android including SSH, Local Shell, Mosh and Telnet support.
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    2. Engineering, testing and debugging of serial communication. Supports RS-232/422/423/485 as well as TCP/IP Client/Server/AutoSocket, UDP/IP Client/Server/PairSocket and USB Ser/HID. Optimized for simple command sets of e.g. embedded systems.
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    3. Tera Term (Pro) is a free software terminal emulator (communication program) for MS-Windows. It supports VT100 emulation, telnet connection, serial port connection, and so on.
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    4. RealTerm is a terminal program specially designed for capturing, controlling and debugging binary and other difficult data streams. It is far better for debugging comms than HyperTerminal. It has no support for dialing modems, BBS, etc. - that is what HyperTerminal does.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      Shellngn is a cloud based SSH client with SFTP and Telnet support. Manage your servers anywhere you are, with a professional and feature-rich SSH and SFTP Client.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • FreeBSD
      CuteCom is a graphical serial terminal aimed mainly at hardware developers or other people who need a terminal to talk to their devices.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.22.0, released in June 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website. It does not support terminal type emulation.

    5. Putty is one of the Best Terminal Emulators available today. It Supports different types of Network Protocols such as SSH, FTP, SCP, Telnet etc. In Windows it is used as SSH Client to connect to Your Linux server or for some other purpose.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Linux
      HTerm is a terminal emulator for serial communication.
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    6. Gtkterm is a simple GTK+ terminal used to communicate with a serial port. It is has fewer features than minicom, but is designed to be as easy to use as possible.
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