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Alacritty vs iTerm2: What are the differences?

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; iTerm2: macOS Terminal Replacement. A replacement for Terminal and the successor to iTerm. It works on Macs with macOS 10.12 or newer. iTerm2 brings the terminal into the modern age with features you never knew you always wanted.

Alacritty and iTerm2 can be primarily classified as "Terminal Emulators" tools.

Some of the features offered by Alacritty are:

  • Vi Mode
  • Motion
  • Selection

On the other hand, iTerm2 provides the following key features:

  • Split Panes
  • Hotkey Window
  • Search

iTerm2 is an open source tool with 10.4K GitHub stars and 995 GitHub forks. Here's a link to iTerm2's open source repository on GitHub.

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What is Alacritty?

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 iTerm2?

A replacement for Terminal and the successor to iTerm. It works on Macs with macOS 10.12 or newer. iTerm2 brings the terminal into the modern age with features you never knew you always wanted.

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