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Windows Terminal

Productive terminal application for command-line users
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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 93.8K GitHub stars and 8.1K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Windows Terminal's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Windows Terminal?

Companies
10 companies reportedly use Windows Terminal in their tech stacks, including Armut, General, and Reef.

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

Windows Terminal Integrations

GNU Bash, Windows, Oh My ZSH, Zsh (Z shell), and GitDuck are some of the popular tools that integrate with Windows Terminal. Here's a list of all 7 tools that integrate with Windows Terminal.
Pros of Windows Terminal
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Can be highly customized by using terminal preview
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Free
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Add almost any cli tool using profiles

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.
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).
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
Hyper.sh is a secure container hosting service. What makes it different from AWS (Amazon Web Services) is that you don't start servers, but start docker images directly from Docker Hub or other registries.
JavaScript
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
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Windows Terminal's Followers
172 developers follow Windows Terminal to keep up with related blogs and decisions.