Free MSYS2 Alternatives
MSYS2 is described as 'independent rewrite of MSYS, based on modern Cygwin (POSIX compatibility layer) and MinGW-w64 with the aim of better interoperability with native Windows software'. There are more than 25 alternatives to MSYS2 for various platforms. The best alternative is PuTTY, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MSYS2 are cmder (Free, Open Source), ConEmu (Free, Open Source), PowerShell (Free, Open Source) and MobaXterm (Freemium).
- The Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) is a new Windows 10 feature that enables you to run native Linux command-line tools directly on Windows, alongside your traditional Windows desktop and modern store apps. View 7 alternatives to Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)No screenshots yet
- Free • Proprietary
- Would you like to use a linux-like console on a Windows host without a lot of fuzz? Try out babun! View 11 alternatives to Babun
The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 1.2.0, released in July 2015, can be still downloaded from GitHub
- Free • Open Source