PowerShell Alternatives for Mac

Popular Alternatives to PowerShell for Mac. Explore 15 Mac apps like PowerShell, all suggested and ranked by the AlternativeTo user community.

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. If you're looking for more info about PowerShell like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 6/11/2019 4:20:00 PM

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  • 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. For developers, extensions are universal Node.js modules loaded by both Electron and the renderer process.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Electron / Atom Shell

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  • fish

    Fish is a user friendly command line shell for UNIX-like operating systems such as Linux. Finally, a command line shell for the 90s. The new fish is a smart and user-friendly command line shell for OS X, Linux, and the rest of the family. With autosuggestions, VGA color, man-page completions, web configuration, and threading.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • Terminal

    Terminal (also referred to as Terminal.app) is a terminal emulator included in Apple's Mac OS X operating system. It originated in Mac OS X's predecessors, NEXTSTEP and OPENSTEP, and allows the user to interact with the computer through a command line interface. On Mac OS X, Terminal is located in the /Applications/Utilities folder.

    Free Mac

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  • upterm

    Upterm is an IDE in the world of terminals. Strictly speaking, it's both a terminal emulator and an interactive shell based on Electron. Also, unlike most of the emulators you can meet nowadays it uses HTML and CSS for its UI (exactly as Atom does), which means we can stop misusing unicode characters and make a better looking terminal with appropriate tools. Autocompletion Upterm shows the autocompletion box as you type and tries to be smart about what to suggest.

    • Discontinued Deprecated since May 20, 2019. Maintainer suggests using Hyper instead.

    Free Open Source Mac Linux Electron / Atom Shell

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  • Kitty terminal

    Kitty ( not to be confused with KiTTY ) is a powerful, cross-platform GPU-based terminal emulator. It offloads rendering to the GPU and uses OpenGL for fast, cross-platform performance with built-in tiling layouts as well as graphic, unicode and font ligature support. FEATURES - Supports all modern terminal features: graphics (images), unicode, true-color, OpenType ligatures, mouse protocol, focus tracking, bracketed paste and more.

    Free Open Source Mac Linux

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  • Terminus

    Terminus is an Electron-based terminal app that works across Windows, Mac and Linux while also supporting Windows shells including Powerfull and git-bash on Windows.

    • Great looking, fast, convenient. Guest • Sep 2019 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • iTerm

    iTerm is a full featured terminal emulation program written for OS X using Cocoa. We are aiming at providing users with best command line experience under OS X. The letter i represents a native Apple look and feel of the program interface, and an emphasis on complete international support.

    Free Open Source Mac

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  • TEXTREME

    TEXTREME is a lively, animated text editor with the feel of a retro videogame complete with sounds and game-like visual effects. The screen shakes as you type while particle effects decorate new characters. Hit backspace and any characters you delete are sent flying off the screen. It's a unique editing experience for the gamer in all of us.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • CLIX

    CLIX ('command line interface for OS X') makes it easy to harness the power of Unix. It becomes both a fish to buy and a series of lessons in how to fish and ultimately a handy way to work. It doesn't try to rip you off - it tries to teach you, so you become more independent and don't need that line thrown at you all the time.

    Free Mac

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  • MacTerm

    MacTerm (was MacTelnet) on OS X is now a complete replacement for Terminal, allowing access to both local and remote applications. Its many features include powerful terminals (with or without tabs), a very flexible preferences system, TEK vector graphics, dynamic search, notifications and keep-alive, macros, a floating command line window, special keypads, a session manager, and even a basic Python scripting interface. It's also free software under the GPL.

    Free Open Source Mac

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  • PASH

    PowerShell open source reimplementation for "others" (Mac, Linux, Solaris, etc...) and Windows (including Windows Mobile and Windows CE).

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Windows Mobile Solaris

  • Elvish

    Elvish is a friendly and expressive shell for UN*X systems including Linux, macOS and BSDs. FEATURES Powerful and intuitive pipelines let you carry structured data (stream lists, maps and even functions). Familiar, C (programming language) like control structures. Directory history with browser-like search. Fast and accessible command history. Built-in file manager with shell powers.

    Free Open Source Mac Linux BSD

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  • Cash

    Cash is a cross-platform implementation of Unix shell commands written in pure ES6. Think Cygwin, except: - No native compiling - No ugly DLLs - Works in any terminal - 1/15th of the size Runs using Node.js

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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