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Windows Quake Style Console Alternatives

Windows Quake Style Console is described as 'Windows Quake style console wrapper (cmd wrapper), that shows at Win+~ key and allow to run inside it different programs, e.g. FAR Manager' and is a terminal emulator in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Windows Quake Style Console for Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and mintty. The best alternative is iTerm2, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Windows Quake Style Console are Kitty terminal, Guake terminal, Yakuake and WezTerm.

Windows Quake Style Console alternatives are mainly Terminal Emulators but may also be Shells. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Windows Quake Style Console.
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  1. iTerm2 icon

    iTerm2

    70 alternatives to iTerm2 

    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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  2. Kitty terminal icon

    Kitty terminal

    • Mac
    • Linux
    69 alternatives to Kitty terminal 

    Kitty ( not to be confused with KiTTY ) is a powerful, cross-platform GPU-based terminal emulator. It offloads rendering to the GPU and uses OpenGL for fast, cross-platform performance with built-in tiling layouts as well as graphic, unicode...

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    1.  Command line interfaceKitty terminal either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  LightweightKitty terminal consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  3. Guake terminal icon

    Guake terminal

    • Linux
    • BSD
    31 alternatives to Guake terminal 

    Guake is a top-down terminal for Gnome (in the style of Yakuake for KDE, Tilda or the terminal used in Quake). Guake is already package by a number of distribution (among them are Fedora, Debian, Ubuntu or ArchLinux).

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    Yakuake

    • Linux
    • BSD
    30 alternatives to Yakuake 

    Yakuake is a drop-down (Quake-style) terminal emulator based on KDE Konsole technology. Its design was inspired from consoles in computer games such as Quake which slide down from the top of the screen when a key is pressed, and slide back up when the key is pressed again.

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  5. WezTerm icon

    WezTerm

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    81 alternatives to WezTerm 

    A GPU-accelerated cross-platform terminal emulator and multiplexer written by @wez and implemented in Rust

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    Fig Terminal

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    69 alternatives to Fig Terminal 

    Fig adds VSCode-style autocomplete to your existing terminal. Move faster with Fig.

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    1.  Command line interfaceFig Terminal either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  7. tilda icon

    tilda

    • Linux
    • BSD
    29 alternatives to tilda 

    Tilda is a Linux terminal taking after the likeness of many classic terminals from first person shooter games, Quake, Doom and Half-Life to name a few, where the terminal has no border and is hidden from the desktop till a key or keys is hit.

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    1.  Command line interfacetilda either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  Lightweighttilda consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    Discontinued

    The last version (0.9.6) was released in April 2008.

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    ConsoleZ

    • Windows
    67 alternatives to ConsoleZ 

    console - This is a modified version of Console 2 for a better experience under Windows Vista/7/8 and a better visual rendering.

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    1.  Command line interfaceConsoleZ either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    TotalTerminal

    12 alternatives to TotalTerminal 

    A system-wide terminal accessible via a hot-key. TotalTerminal is a plugin for Terminal.app. It provides persistent Visor Window which slides down when you press a hot-key. Remember Quake Console?

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    Discontinued

    TotalTerminal is no longer under active development

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    yeahconsole

    • Linux
    • BSD
    18 alternatives to yeahconsole 

    YeahConsole turns an xterm into a gamelike console. This means it will slide down from top of your screen if you hit a shortcut key. (You will need xterm version 168 or higher to make this happen).

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