Hyper is a JavaScript, HTML and CSS-based terminal
February 16, 2017 – 09:03 | No Comment
Hyper is a JavaScript, HTML and CSS-based terminal

Hyper is a very configurable open-source Electron-based terminal. On Windows it uses the regular command prompt by default, but can be tweaked to support PowerShell or whatever shell you’d prefer.
Launch the program and it just …

Five powerful Windows command-line tricks
December 23, 2016 – 12:27 | Comments Off on Five powerful Windows command-line tricks
Five powerful Windows command-line tricks

I’ve updated my Control Panel alternative nuePanel with five powerful new troubleshooting commands covering file monitoring, disk checking, DNS servers, filter drivers and keyboard testing.
You don’t have to download the program to try them out, …

Organise cmd, PowerShell and bash sessions with ConEmu
August 7, 2016 – 04:27 | Comments Off on Organise cmd, PowerShell and bash sessions with ConEmu
Organise cmd, PowerShell and bash sessions with ConEmu

Managing your Windows command prompts has been getting more complicated recently. A regular command window here; PowerShell there; maybe another, only elevated; update to Windows 10 Anniversary Edition and you could get bash, too.
Fortunately the …

ConsoleZ adds tabs, visual styles and more to the command line
May 7, 2016 – 07:21 | Comments Off on ConsoleZ adds tabs, visual styles and more to the command line
ConsoleZ adds tabs, visual styles and more to the command line

ConsoleZ is a feature-packed enhancement for the Windows command line, an updated and extended fork of the open-source Console 2.
There’s no installation, and ConsoleZ won’t interfere with your existing command line. Just run Console.exe and …

Terminal Wings is a tabbed command line for Windows 10
April 21, 2016 – 08:30 | Comments Off on Terminal Wings is a tabbed command line for Windows 10
Terminal Wings is a tabbed command line for Windows 10

Windows 10 brought a host of overdue command line improvements – like selection, resize and copy/ paste tools which actually work as you expect – but there’s plenty of scope for more.
Terminal Wings extends the …

PyCmd: a smarter command line?
December 27, 2014 – 08:17 | Comments Off on PyCmd: a smarter command line?
PyCmd: a smarter command line?

The Windows command line console is extremely basic, thanks mostly to a horrible interface which hasn’t changed significantly in years.
Windows 10 will bring some improvements, but if you don’t plan on upgrading for a while …

Learn to love the command line (maybe) with cmder
December 23, 2013 – 16:03 | Comments Off on Learn to love the command line (maybe) with cmder
Learn to love the command line (maybe) with cmder

Many PC users need to access the Windows command prompt occasionally, but its awkward interface means this is rarely a happy experience. Line editing works differently, you can’t use the clipboard as normal, even the …

Take control of your command line windows with ConsoleHoster
May 21, 2013 – 11:22 | Comments Off on Take control of your command line windows with ConsoleHoster
Take control of your command line windows with ConsoleHoster

Most PC users could benefit from working at the command line occasionally, but the rather basic interface is enough to put most people off. You don’t have to live with the standard Windows setup, though. …

Supercharge your Windows command line experience with ConEmu
October 3, 2012 – 08:21 | Comments Off on Supercharge your Windows command line experience with ConEmu
Supercharge your Windows command line experience with ConEmu

Windows 8 brings fundamental change to many parts of the operating system, but the command line isn’t one of them. It’s just as annoying a place to work as it ever was.
If you’re tired of …

Take Command 14.0 adds virtual desktop, text filtering support
July 2, 2012 – 10:30 | Comments Off on Take Command 14.0 adds virtual desktop, text filtering support
Take Command 14.0 adds virtual desktop, text filtering support

JP Software has released Take Command 14, a powerful alternative to the regular Windows command prompt. And now it’s more powerful still, courtesy of some useful additions to the program’s scripting language.
The new TPIPE command, …

Simplify command line tasks with ColorConsole
December 28, 2011 – 09:02 | Comments Off on Simplify command line tasks with ColorConsole
Simplify command line tasks with ColorConsole

Most people could benefit from working at the Windows command prompt, if only occasionally. But it’s also an area that many PC users will do their best to avoid, because it’s just so uncomfortable to …