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Termux Alternatives

Termux is described as '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' and is a popular terminal emulator in the os & utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Termux for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, BSD and iPad. The best alternative is iSH, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Termux are Cygwin, MobaXterm, Tabby Terminal and Terminator.

Termux 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 Termux.
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    iSH

    • FreeOpen Source
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    A project to get a Linux shell running on iOS, using usermode x86 emulation and syscall translation.

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    Almost everyone thinks iSH is a great alternative to Termux.
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    Cygwin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Cygwin is a Unix-like environment and command-line interface for Microsoft Windows. Cygwin provides native integration of Windows-based applications, data, and other system resources with applications, software tools, and data of the Unix-like environment.

    Cygwin terminals running on Windows 7
    Cygwin vs Termux opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Cygwin is a great alternative to Termux.

    i found it very similar to termux in terms of uses

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  3. 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.

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

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  5. Terminator 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.

    Terminator is running Vim, Bash, and Python side by side.


  6. 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.

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

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    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.[

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    GNOME Terminal vs Termux opinions
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    termux for andorid GTerminal for linux only

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  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.

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    MinGW

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    MinGW ("Minimalistic GNU for Windows") is a port of the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) and GNU Binutils.

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