Zterm Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to Zterm for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is OpenSSH, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Zterm and 11 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Zterm are GNU Screen (Free, Open Source), ZOC (Paid), dterm (terminal emulator) (Free, Open Source) and CuteCom (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 3, 2021

    1. 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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      SSH and serial console are not the same
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      Term is for serial communication. OpeenSSH is for SSH. They are not interchangeable.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • Xfce
      Screen is a full-screen window manager that multiplexes a physical terminal between several processes, typically interactive shells. Each virtual terminal provides the functions of the DEC VT100 terminal and, in addition, several control functions from the ANSI X3.
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    2. ZOC is a powerful and well-established terminal emulator and telnet client, well known for its outstanding user interface with tabbed multi session support.
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    3. dterm is a simple terminal emulator, which doesn’t actually emulate any particular terminal.
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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.



    4. Minicom is a menu driven communications program. It emulates ANSI and VT102 terminals. It has a dialing directory and auto zmodem download.
    5. CoolTerm is a simple serial port terminal application (no terminal emulation) that is geared towards hobbyists and professionals with a need to exchange data with hardware connected to serial ports such as servo controllers, robotic kits, GPS receivers, microcontrollers, etc.
    6. MacTerm (was MacTelnet) on OS X is now a complete replacement for Terminal, allowing access to both local and remote applications.
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      Terminal and console are not the same
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      A Universal Binary for simple serial terminal emulation. Note: Does not support VT terminal type emulation.
    7. Full-featured serial terminal for the Mac.
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