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

      • Mac
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      Cathode is a fully customizable terminal app with a look inspired by classic computers.

      Discontinued

      App hasn't been updated since 2017, company website is parked.

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      • Windows
      • Linux
      A terminal with Autocomplete - IntelliSense in your terminal: Navigate by entering the name of your desired directory. See where you are going. - Tabs & Cells: Two things make up a cell: the prompt and the output. You can also reuse your cells.


    1. TreeTerm is a combination of a file manager and a terminal emulator. The directory you select in the directory tree is the working directory of the terminal-pane (and the other way around). You never have to 'cd' to your working directory anymore.
    2. csshX is a tool to allow simultaneous control of multiple SSH sessions. It will attempt to create an SSH session to each remote host in separate Terminal.app windows. A master window will also be created. All keyboard input in the master will be sent to all the slave windows.
    3. terminalpp is a minimalist but powerful terminal emulator which provides the same features and user experience on Windows, Linux and macOS.
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