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    YAT - Yet Another Terminal Alternatives

    YAT - Yet Another Terminal is described as 'Engineering, testing and debugging of serial communication. Supports RS-232/422/423/485 as well as TCP/IP Client/Server/AutoSocket, UDP/IP Client/Server/PairSocket and USB Ser/HID. Optimized for simple command sets of e.g. embedded systems' and is a Terminal Emulator in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to YAT - Yet Another Terminal for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, BSD and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is PuTTY, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like YAT - Yet Another Terminal are Tera Term (Free, Open Source), RealTerm (Free, Open Source), dterm (terminal emulator) (Free, Open Source) and HTerm (Free).

    This page was last updated Jun 3, 2021

    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.
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    2. Tera Term (Pro) is a free software terminal emulator (communication program) for MS-Windows. It supports VT100 emulation, telnet connection, serial port connection, and so on.
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    3. RealTerm is a terminal program specially designed for capturing, controlling and debugging binary and other difficult data streams. It is far better for debugging comms than HyperTerminal. It has no support for dialing modems, BBS, etc. - that is what HyperTerminal does.
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    4. dterm is a simple terminal emulator, which doesn’t actually emulate any particular terminal.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Linux
      HTerm is a terminal emulator for serial communication.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      Shellngn is a cloud based SSH client with SFTP and Telnet support. Manage your servers anywhere you are, with a professional and feature-rich SSH and SFTP Client.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • FreeBSD
      CuteCom is a graphical serial terminal aimed mainly at hardware developers or other people who need a terminal to talk to their devices.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.22.0, released in June 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website. It does not support terminal type emulation.

    5. Minicom is a menu driven communications program. It emulates ANSI and VT102 terminals. It has a dialing directory and auto zmodem download.
    6. ZTerm is a terminal emulation program for the Macintosh. In its day, many people used it to connect to Bulletin Board Systems and download files. Now we have the internet.
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    7. picocom is a minimal dumb-terminal emulation program. It is ideal for embedded systems since its memory footprint is minimal (less than 20K, when stripped).
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