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Cmder vs Windows Terminal: What are the differences?

Cmder: Portable console emulator for Windows. It is a software package created out of pure frustration over the absence of nice console emulators on Windows. It is based on amazing software, and spiced up with the Monokai color scheme and a custom prompt layout; 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.

Cmder and Windows Terminal can be categorized as "Terminal Emulators" tools.

Windows Terminal is an open source tool with 67.8K GitHub stars and 6.26K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Windows Terminal's open source repository on GitHub.

Minecraft Legend, EntelOcean, and Cyberlabs are some of the popular companies that use Windows Terminal, whereas Cmder is used by OPLOG, Codevelopment, and Blocktron. Windows Terminal has a broader approval, being mentioned in 3 company stacks & 54 developers stacks; compared to Cmder, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 6 developer stacks.

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What is Cmder?

It is a software package created out of pure frustration over the absence of nice console emulators on Windows. It is based on amazing software, and spiced up with the Monokai color scheme and a custom prompt layout.

What is Windows Terminal?

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.

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iTerm2
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Hyper Terminal
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ConEmu
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Alacritty
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