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What is 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.

What is Putty? 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.

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

iTerm2 is an open source tool with 8.97K GitHub stars and 905 GitHub forks. Here's a link to iTerm2's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, iTerm2 has a broader approval, being mentioned in 19 company stacks & 71 developers stacks; compared to Putty, which is listed in 9 company stacks and 24 developer stacks.

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    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.

    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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