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    PowerCmd Alternatives

    PowerCmd is described as 'A command prompt replacement for Windows that arranges command line windows in a graphical, tabbed user interface. Other features include saving and restoring sessions, text editing capabilities, bookmarks, a searchbar, a customizable toolbar, etc' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to PowerCmd for Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is ConEmu, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PowerCmd are PowerShell (Free, Open Source), Terminator (Free, Open Source), Alacritty (Free, Open Source) and Windows Command Prompt (Paid).

    This page was last updated Aug 31, 2021

    1. Windows console emulator with tabs, which presents multiple consoles and simple GUI applications as one customizable GUI window with various features. Initially, the program was created as a companion to Far Manager .
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    2. 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.


    3. 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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    4. 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.
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    5. Command Prompt, also known as cmd.exe or cmd (after its executable file name), is the command-line interpreter on Windows NT, Windows CE, OS/2 and eComStation operating systems. It is the counterpart of COMMAND.


    6. Clink enhances your productivity in Microsoft Windows' "cmd.exe".
    7. Console is a Windows console window enhancement. Console features include: multiple tabs, text editor-like text selection, different background types, alpha and color-key transparency, configurable font, different window styles.

      Discontinued

      Last Update: 2013-06-12. Forked alternative: ConsoleZ

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    8. console - This is a modified version of Console 2 for a better experience under Windows Vista/7/8 and a better visual rendering.
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    9. TCC/LE is a complete CMD replacement, and is compatible with your existing Windows command prompt and CMD batch files, while adding thousands of new features.
    10. win-bash is a Windows port of the famous GNU bash (see GNU Bash homepage).

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed since 2016. Last version, 1.1, released in March 2011, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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