Tera Term Alternatives for Mac

Tera Term is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The most popular Mac alternative is Small OpenSSH iconOpenSSH, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 31 alternatives to Tera Term and 12 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Tera Term are Small Royal TSX iconRoyal TSX (Freemium), Small ZOC iconZOC (Paid), Small SecureCRT iconSecureCRT (Paid) and dterm (terminal emulator) (Free, Open Source).

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. If you're looking for more info about Tera Term 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: 7/13/2018 6:24:00 PM

Alternatives to Tera Term for Mac with any license

  • OpenSSH

    OpenSSH is a free version of the SSH connectivity tools that technical users rely on. OpenSSH encrypts all traffic (including passwords) to effectively eliminate eavesdropping, connection hijacking, and other attacks. Additionally, OpenSSH provides secure tunneling capabilities and several authentication methods, and supports all SSH protocol versions.

    • OpenSSH is not serial terminal client! Tera Term only provides functionality of OpenSSH via plugin. Guest • Jan 2016 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux iPhone BSD ... Cygwin Haiku

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  • Royal TSX

    Royal TS provides easy and secure access to your remote systems Unlock the power to remotely manage your systems on multiple platforms! Royal TS is the perfect tool for server admins, system engineers, developers and IT focused information workers who constantly need to access remote systems with different protocols. For the first time in the industry you're able to use Royal TS on Windows, OS X and soon, on iPad & iPhone.

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad

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  • ZOC

    ZOC is a powerful and well-established terminal emulator and telnet client, well known for its outstanding user interface with tabbed multi session support. ZOC lets you access character based hosts using Secure Shell (SSH/SSH2), telnet, modem, ISDN and most other means of communication. ZOC can be used to connect to Unix/Linux hosts and shell accounts, BBS's, IBM mainframes (via TN3270 or TN5250), Cisco CLI (command line interface) or internet muds.

    Commercial Mac Windows

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  • SecureCRT

    SecureCRT combines rock-solid terminal emulation with the strong encryption, data integrity, and authentication options of the Secure Shell protocol. SecureCRT provides secure remote access, file transfer, and data tunneling for everyone in your organization.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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  • dterm (terminal emulator)

    dterm is a simple terminal emulator, which doesn’t actually emulate any particular terminal. Mainly, it is designed for use with xterm and friends, which already do a perfectly good emulation, and therefore don’t need any special help; dterm simply provides a means by which keystrokes are forwarded to the serial line, and data forwarded from the serial line appears on the terminal.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Cygwin

  • Core Shell

    A full featured terminal with built-in OpenSSH support, it’s focused managing and login to hosts efficiently. Don't waste your time; be productive. ## Features Full-featured Terminal • Compatible with Terminal.app and xterm. • Supports ansi 16 and 256 color palettes, as well as 24bit true color • Passed cases of *vttest* – a strict VT100/VT220/VT420 terminal functionality test suite. OpenSSH Compatible • Everything in OpenSSH, agent forwarding, certificates, proxy jump, etc.

    Freemium $ $ $ Mac

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  • CuteCom

    Features: easy to use GUI no cryptic keyboard shortcuts lineoriented interface instead of character-oriented Ctrl+C, Ctrl+Q and Ctrl+S control sequences work input history a cute GUI ;-) xmodem, ymodem, zmodem support (requires the sz tools) easy to differentiate between typed text and echoed text select between read/write, read-only and write-only open mode open the device without changing its settings hexadecimal input and output configurable line end characters (LF, CR, LFCR) ...

    Free Open Source Mac Linux FreeBSD

  • Putty for Mac

    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 But what will you do if you are on Mac? You might be thinking , Is there any Software like Putty for Mac Available? The answer is Yes! With the help of some other Software's we can Use putty on Mac although Putty is used widely on Windows Platform.

    Commercial Mac

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  • Shell NGN

    Manage your servers anywhere you are, with a professional and feature-rich SSH and SFTP Client. No installation is required. Advanced and Easy-To-Use SSH Client We believe that connecting and managing your servers and network devices should be easy, that's why we developed these great features. • Tabbed sessions: Manage multiple sessions from one window with a tabbed interface • Connect with a single click: You no longer need to remember IP addresses, login details and credentials.

    Freemium $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux Web

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  • Truck

    Still using FTP? Truck hauls data 30x faster thanks to its modern rsync engine (included) which compresses, de-duplicates and encrypts – giving significantly higher performance and security, right from the first transfer. Setup takes 3 clicks (no command line), then just drag-and-drop to transfer. Unlock the performance of rsync with the simplicity of Truck. Benchmarks: 18x faster – uploading a new installation of WordPress. 30x faster – downloading a used instance of WordPress.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac

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