Hyper Terminal vs Windows Terminal

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Hyper Terminal vs Windows Terminal: What are the differences?

Hyper Terminal: 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; 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.

Hyper Terminal and Windows Terminal can be primarily classified as "Terminal Emulators" tools.

Some of the features offered by Hyper Terminal are:

  • Extensions
  • Keymaps
  • Configuration

On the other hand, Windows Terminal provides the following key features:

  • Tabs
  • Rich text
  • Rlobalization

Hyper Terminal and Windows Terminal are both open source tools. Windows Terminal with 48.6K GitHub stars and 4.71K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Hyper Terminal with 30.3K GitHub stars and 2.48K GitHub forks.

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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 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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