Alacritty vs ConEmu: What are the differences?
What is Alacritty? A cross-platform, GPU-accelerated terminal emulator. It is the fastest terminal emulator in existence. Using the GPU for rendering enables optimizations that simply aren't possible without it. It currently supports macOS, Linux, BSD, and Windows.
What is ConEmu? A free and open-source tabbed terminal emulator for Windows. It aims to be handy, comprehensive, fast and reliable terminal window where you may host any console application developed either for WinAPI (cmd, powershell, far) or Unix PTY (cygwin, msys, wsl bash).
Alacritty and ConEmu belong to "Terminal Emulators" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by Alacritty are:
- Vi Mode
On the other hand, ConEmu provides the following key features:
- smooth window resizing
- tabs and splits (panes)
ConEmu is an open source tool with 6.88K GitHub stars and 471 GitHub forks. Here's a link to ConEmu's open source repository on GitHub.