Terminal Alternatives

    The most popular alternative is ConEmu, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Terminal so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Terminal alternatives are PowerShell (Free, Open Source), MobaXterm (Freemium), Terminator (Free, Open Source) and Hyper (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Dec 11, 2020

    • console - This is a modified version of Console 2 for a better experience under Windows Vista/7/8 and a better visual rendering.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
    • ZOC is a powerful and well-established terminal emulator and telnet client, well known for its outstanding user interface with tabbed multi session support.
      • Mac
      • Windows
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      Fantastic terminal software with many code page emulations including DOS437, internal file transfer protocols such as zmodem, excellent ANSI emulation, perfect to access BBS systems via serial/modem, telnet or ssh! Support powerful REXX scripts and detailed logs.
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    • Console is a Windows console window enhancement.

      Discontinued

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

      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
    • The swiss army chainsaw of terminal emulators.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Cygwin
    • Secure Shell is an xterm-compatible terminal emulator and stand-alone ssh client for Chrome.
    • Fluent Terminal is a terminal emulator based on UWP and web technologies.FEATURES- Terminal for PowerShell, CMD, WSL or custom shells
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
    • Rxvt-unicode is a highly customizable terminal emulator forked from rxvt.

      Discontinued

      Last update was in 2016

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      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
    • Super-fast and highly configurable, professional-grade terminal for iOS.
      • iPhone
      • iPad
    • TEXTREME is a lively, animated text editor with the feel of a retro videogame complete with sounds and game-like visual effects.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • A super lightweight, beautiful, and simple terminal. It's designed to be setup with sane defaults and little to no configuration.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux