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pqcom is described as 'Simple and handy serial communication tool written with python and qt' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to pqcom for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, BSD and Cygwin. The best alternative is YAT - Yet Another Terminal, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like pqcom are RealTerm, dterm (terminal emulator), HTerm and CuteCom.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

Simple and handy serial communication tool written with python and qt.

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  1. 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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    RealTerm

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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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  3. dterm (terminal emulator)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin

    dterm is a simple terminal emulator, which doesn’t actually emulate any particular terminal.

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    HTerm

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux

    HTerm is a terminal emulator for serial communication.

    ⚫︎ PortableHTerm can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  5. CuteCom

    • 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.

    ⚫︎ PortableCuteCom can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    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.

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  6. minicom

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    Minicom is a menu driven communications program. It emulates ANSI and VT102 terminals. It has a dialing directory and auto zmodem download.

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    Zterm

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    ZTerm is a terminal emulation program for the Macintosh. In its day, many people used it to connect to Bulletin Board Systems and download files. Now we have the internet.

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  8. picocom

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    picocom is a minimal dumb-terminal emulation program. It is ideal for embedded systems since its memory footprint is minimal (less than 20K, when stripped).

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  9. GtkTerm

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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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  10. Bray++ Terminal

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Terminal home page.

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