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    wsl-terminal Alternatives

    wsl-terminal is described as 'A terminal emulator for Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), includes mintty, wslbridge, cbwin, and some other useful tools' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to wsl-terminal for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux,, Cygwin and ConEmu. The best alternative is PuTTY, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like wsl-terminal are ConEmu (Free, Open Source), cmder (Free, Open Source), KiTTY (Free, Open Source) and Windows Terminal (Free).

    This page was last updated Oct 23, 2020
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    A terminal emulator for Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), includes mintty, wslbridge, cbwin, and some other useful tools.
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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.
    2. Windows console emulator with tabs, which presents multiple consoles and simple GUI applications as one customizable GUI window with various features.

    3. Cmder is an open-source replacement for the Windows command-line. It relies on ConEmu , extending it with the power of .
    4. KiTTY is an opensource terminal emulator, forked from PuTTY , that adds many extra features to the original software.

    5. Command Prompt, also known as cmd.exe or cmd (after its executable file name), is the command-line interpreter on Windows NT, Windows CE, OS/2 and eComStation operating systems. It is the counterpart of COMMAND.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Mintty is a terminal emulator for Cygwin that is based on code from PuTTY 0.60 by Simon Tatham and team.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      • mosh
      • OpenSSH
      • Dropbear SSH Server and Client
      The all in one terminal client for Android including SSH, Local Shell, Mosh and Telnet support.
    6. Console is a Windows console window enhancement. Console features include: multiple tabs, text editor-like text selection, different background types, alpha and color-key transparency, configurable font, different window styles.


      Last Update: 2013-06-12. Forked alternative: ConsoleZ

    7. 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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