WinGuake Alternatives

    WinGuake is described as 'A Windows-oriented version of the popular Guake Terminal for Linux' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are three alternatives to WinGuake for Windows, BSD, Linux and mintty. The best alternative is Guake terminal, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like WinGuake are mintty-quake-console (Free, Open Source) and Windows Quake Style Console (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 18, 2020

    1. 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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    2. An AutoHotkey script that enables a quake-style terminal-on-a-hotkey for mintty.

    3. Windows Quake style console wrapper (cmd wrapper), that shows at Win+~ key and allow to run inside it different programs, e.g. FAR Manager.


      The project is no longer supported. Last update was made on August 19th, 2013.

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