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iTerm2 vs Windows Terminal: What are the differences?
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 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.
iTerm2 and Windows Terminal belong to "Terminal Emulators" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by iTerm2 are:
- Split Panes
- Hotkey Window
On the other hand, Windows Terminal provides the following key features:
- Rich text
iTerm2 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 iTerm2 with 8.82K GitHub stars and 887 GitHub forks.
Pros of iTerm2
Pros of Windows Terminal
- Can be highly customized by using terminal preview1