Cmder – Portable Console Emulator for Windows

Cmder is a software package created over absence of usable console emulator on Windows. It is based on ConEmu , comes with a Monokai color scheme, clink (further enhanced by clink-completions) and a custom prompt layout.

Cmder - Portable console Emulator for Windows
Cmder – Portable console Emulator for Windows

The main advantage of this tool is portability. It is designed to be totally self-contained with no external dependencies, which makes it great for USB Sticks or cloud storage. So you can carry your console, aliases and binaries (like wget, curl and git) with you anywhere. The user interface is also designed to be more eye pleasing.

Current supported features:

  • Access to multiple shells in one window using tabs -You can open multiple tabs each containing one of the following shells: Windows cmd.exe, Windows PowerShell ,Unix/Linux like bash shell running on Windows.
  • Changing Cmder Default cmd.exe Shell Startup Behaviour Using Task Arguments
  • Total portability – User may Carry it on a USB stick or in the Cloud, so the settings, aliases and history can go anywhere you go.
  • Single user portable configuration is possible using the cmder specific shell config files.
  • Aliases -You can define simple aliases for cmd.exe sessions with a command like alias name=command.
  • SSH Agent
  • Customizing user sessions using init.bat custom arguments.

You can read more and download this tool over here: https://github.com/cmderdev/cmder

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