Terminal Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to Terminal for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is PowerShell, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Terminal and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Terminal are iTerm2 (Free, Open Source), Hyper (Free, Open Source), Alacritty (Free, Open Source) and Tabby (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 4, 2021

    1. The swiss army chainsaw of terminal emulators.
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    2. ZOC is a powerful and well-established terminal emulator and telnet client, well known for its outstanding user interface with tabbed multi session support.
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      ioramsette 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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      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.
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    3. Secure Shell is an xterm-compatible terminal emulator and stand-alone ssh client for Chrome. It uses Native-Client to connect directly to ssh servers without the need for external proxies.
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    4. SSH v2, Telnet, Raw Tcp, Serial, Shell protocols implemented + SSH auto execution when session authenticated + SSH ProxyCommand or ProxyJump + SSH agent forwarding + SSH auto login with password, public-key, keyboard-interactive, gssapi-with-mic + X11 forwarding +...
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    5. Rxvt-unicode is a highly customizable terminal emulator forked from rxvt. Commonly known as urxvt, rxvt-unicode can be daemonized to run clients within a single process in order to minimize the use of system resources.

      Discontinued

      Last update was in 2016

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    6. A GPU-accelerated cross-platform terminal emulator and multiplexer written by @wez and implemented in Rust Featuring: - Multiplex terminal panes, tabs and windows on local and remote hosts, with native mouse and scrollback - Ligatures, Color Emoji and font fallback, with...
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    7. electerm is a terminal/ssh/sftp client(linux, mac, win) based on electron/node-pty/xterm/antd and many other libs, it works like a combination of guake and xshell.
    8. 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.
    9. MacTerm (was MacTelnet) on OS X is now a complete replacement for Terminal, allowing access to both local and remote applications.
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