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WindTerm Alternatives

WindTerm is described as 'A professional SSH/Telnet/Serial/Shell/Sftp client for DevOps' and is a terminal emulator in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to WindTerm for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and clink. The best alternative is PuTTY, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like WindTerm are ConEmu, cmder, OpenSSH and mRemoteNG.

WindTerm 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 WindTerm.
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  • Mac
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A professional SSH/Telnet/Serial/Shell/Sftp client for DevOps.

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  1. PuTTY is a free and open-source terminal emulator, serial console and network file transfer application. It supports several network protocols, including SCP, SSH, Telnet, rlogin, and raw socket connection. It can also connect to a serial port.

    ⚫︎ LightweightPuTTY consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  2. Windows console emulator with tabs, which presents multiple consoles and simple GUI applications as one customizable GUI window with various features.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableConEmu is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ PortableConEmu can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceConEmu either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    The same thing can be acheived with both, The main difference is that ConEmu is pretty much all keyboard navigation. Windterm integrates components that are better suited for mouse users. Windterm UI is better and more responsive as well.

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    cmder

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • clink
    • ConEmu
    • Windows Command Prompt
    • PowerShell

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

    ⚫︎ Customizablecmder is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Lightweightcmder consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Portablecmder can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/Extensionscmder can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfacecmder either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    OpenSSH

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • iPhone
    • BSD
    • Cygwin
    • Haiku

    OpenSSH is a free version of the SSH connectivity tools that technical users rely on. OpenSSH encrypts all traffic (including passwords) to effectively eliminate eavesdropping, connection hijacking, and other attacks.

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  5. mRemoteNG is a fork of mRemote , an open source, tabbed, multi-protocol, remote connections manager.

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

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceTabby Terminal either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableTabby Terminal is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    PowerShell

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    PowerShell (including Windows PowerShell and PowerShell Core) is a task automation and configuration management framework from Microsoft, consisting of a command-line shell and associated scripting language built on the .NET Framework.

    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingPowerShell supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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  8. 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.

    ⚫︎ PortableMobaXterm can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableMobaXterm is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Windows Explorer ExtensionMobaXterm can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsMobaXterm can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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  9. 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.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsTerminator can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    Terminator is running Vim, Bash, and Python side by side.
  10. Windows Terminal is a new, modern, feature-rich, productive terminal application for command-line users.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceWindows Terminal either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableWindows Terminal is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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