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Terminator is described as 'enables the user to run and manage multiple terminal emulators side-by-side in the same window. The main focus is arranging terminals in a grid. (Tabs is the most common default method, which Terminator also supports' and is a very popular terminal emulator in the os & utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Terminator for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and Android. The best alternative is ConEmu, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Terminator are MobaXterm, Tabby Terminal, tmux and Hyper.

Terminator alternatives are mainly Terminal Emulators but may also be Shells or SSH Clients. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Terminator.
This page was last updated Jul 4, 2022
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • BSD

Terminator enables the user to run and manage multiple terminal emulators side-by-side in the same window. The main focus...

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  1. Windows console emulator with tabs, which presents multiple consoles and simple GUI applications as one customizable GUI window with various features.

    ConEmu vs Terminator opinions
    Most users think ConEmu is a great alternative to Terminator.

    It only has tabs and not multiple terminals in a single 'pane of glass'

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  2. MobaXterm is an enhanced terminal app that brings the advanced features of a Unix-like command-line to Windows. It takes the power of Cygwin and wraps it in a sleek, visual interface that's super easy to use, lightweight and portable.

    MobaXterm vs Terminator opinions
    Almost everyone thinks MobaXterm is a great alternative to Terminator.

    It is a windows program, whereas Terminator is Linux

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  3. Tabby is an infinitely customizable cross-platform terminal app for local shells, serial, SSH and Telnet connections.

    Tabby Terminal vs Terminator opinions
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    A modern look and smart functionalities as smart copy.

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  4. tmux

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin

    tmux is a terminal multiplexer: it enables a number of terminals (or windows), each running a separate program, to be created, accessed, and controlled from a single screen. tmux may be detached from a screen and continue running in the background, then later reattached.

  5. Hyper™ is a beautiful and extensible, cross-platform terminal built on open web standards. It provides an elegant command-line experience that is consistent across all supported platforms which includes macOS, Windows and various Linux distributions like Fedora and Debian.

    Hyper vs Terminator opinions
    Most users think Hyper is a great alternative to Terminator.

    Is fast, with screen splitting and very similar commands

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    It's a very flexible terminal with many options and plugins.

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  6. GNOME Terminal

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    GNOME Terminal is a terminal emulator for the GNOME desktop environment written by Havoc Pennington and others. Terminal emulators allow users to execute commands using a real UNIX shell while remaining on their graphical desktop.[

  7. Windows Terminal is a new, modern, feature-rich, productive terminal application for command-line users.

  8. Termux

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid
    • zsh
    • Bash

    Ready to go. Termux works directly with no rooting or setup required. At first start a minimal base system is installed automatically - you decide what to do next.

  9. iTerm2 is a replacement for Terminal and the successor to iTerm. It works on Macs with macOS 10.10 or newer. iTerm2 brings the terminal into the modern age with features you never knew you always wanted.

  10. Alacritty

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Alacritty is a blazing fast, GPU accelerated terminal emulator. It’s written in Rust and uses OpenGL for rendering to be the fastest terminal emulator available. Alacritty is available on GitHub in source form.

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