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Windows Terminal

Productive terminal application for command-line users

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.
Windows Terminal is a tool in the Terminal Emulators category of a tech stack.
Windows Terminal is an open source tool with 59.7K GitHub stars and 5.7K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Windows Terminal's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Windows Terminal?

Companies

Developers
21 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Windows Terminal.

Windows Terminal Integrations

GNU Bash, Windows, Oh My ZSH, Zsh (Z shell), and PowerToys are some of the popular tools that integrate with Windows Terminal. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with Windows Terminal.

Why developers like Windows Terminal?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Windows Terminal
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Windows Terminal's Features

  • Tabs
  • Rich text
  • Rlobalization
  • Configurability
  • Theming
  • Styling

Windows Terminal Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Windows Terminal?
PowerShell
A command-line shell and scripting language built on .NET. Helps system administrators and power-users rapidly automate tasks that manage operating systems (Linux, macOS, and Windows) and processes.
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.
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.
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.
ConEmu
It aims to be handy, comprehensive, fast and reliable terminal window where you may host any console application developed either for WinAPI (cmd, powershell, far) or Unix PTY (cygwin, msys, wsl bash).
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Windows Terminal's Followers
31 developers follow Windows Terminal to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
jay kim
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