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Hyper Terminal vs Putty: What are the differences?

Developers describe Hyper Terminal as "A terminal built on web technologies". The goal of the project is to create a beautiful and extensible experience for command-line interface users, built on open web standards. Focus will be primarily around speed and stability. On the other hand, Putty is detailed as "A free SSH and Telnet client". It is an SSH and telnet client, developed originally by Simon Tatham for the Windows platform. It is open source software that is available with source code and is developed and supported by a group of volunteers.

Hyper Terminal and Putty can be categorized as "Terminal Emulators" tools.

Hyper Terminal is an open source tool with 30.6K GitHub stars and 2.51K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Hyper Terminal's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Putty has a broader approval, being mentioned in 9 company stacks & 24 developers stacks; compared to Hyper Terminal, which is listed in 4 company stacks and 11 developer stacks.

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What is Hyper Terminal?

The goal of the project is to create a beautiful and extensible experience for command-line interface users, built on open web standards. Focus will be primarily around speed and stability.

What is Putty?

It is an SSH and telnet client, developed originally by Simon Tatham for the Windows platform. It is open source software that is available with source code and is developed and supported by a group of volunteers.

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