Alternatives to Windows Command Prompt for Windows with any license

  • cmder

    Cmder is an open-source replacement for the Windows command-line. It relies on ConEmu , extending it with the power of http://alternativeto .

    Free Open Source Windows clink ConEmu Windows Command Prompt PowerShell

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    • yes it is because I use it all the time and it's better then CMD Guest • Jun 2015 Disagree   Agree
    • Based on ConEmu with sane defaults and some bells and whistles. Guest • Jun 2015 Disagree   Agree
  • Cygwin

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

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • PowerShell

    PowerShell (including Windows PowerShell and PowerShell Core) is a task automation and configuration management framework from Microsoft, consisting of a command-line...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

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  • MSYS2

    MSYS2 is an independent rewrite of MSYS, based on modern Cygwin (POSIX compatibility layer) and MinGW-w64 with the aim of better interoperability with native Windows...

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • mintty

    Mintty is a terminal emulator for Cygwin that is based on code from PuTTY 0.60 by Simon Tatham and team. It can be downloaded from the main site or it can be...

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • Console

    Console is a Windows console window enhancement. Console features include: multiple tabs, text editor-like text selection, different background types, alpha and...

    Free Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

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    • Discontinued Last Update: 2013-06-12. Forked alternative: http://alternativeto.net/software/consolez/
  • win-bash

    win-bash is a Windows port of the famous GNU bash (see GNU Bash homepage). The goal of the win-bash project is to finish the port to Windows and provide a full...

    Free Open Source Windows

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    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed since 2016. Last version, 1.1, released in March 2011, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.
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  • TCC/LE

    TCC/LE is a complete CMD replacement, and is compatible with your existing Windows command prompt and CMD batch files, while adding thousands of new features.

    Freemium Windows

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  • RXVT

    RXVT –our extended virtual terminal– is a terminal emulator for X11. It is a popular replacement for the standard ‘xterm’.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued Last updated in 2013.

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