Alacritty vs Windows Terminal: 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; Windows Terminal: Productive terminal application for command-line users. A new, modern, feature-rich, productive terminal application for command-line users. It includes many of the features most frequently requested by the Windows command-line community.
Alacritty and Windows Terminal can be primarily classified as "Terminal Emulators" tools.
Some of the features offered by Alacritty are:
- Vi Mode
On the other hand, Windows Terminal provides the following key features:
- Rich text
Windows Terminal is an open source tool with 67.7K GitHub stars and 6.24K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Windows Terminal's open source repository on GitHub.