minicom alternatives

  • ZOC

  • ZOC is a powerful and well-established terminal emulator and telnet client, well known for its outstanding user interface with tabbed multi session support.

    tags: ansi-sco auto-highlighting bbs-support binary-trace-files cisco-cli
    platform: Mac OS X Windows
  • Tera Term

  • TeraTerm Project terminal emulator "Tera Term" and SSH module "TTSSH". This is Tera Term Pro 2.3 successor and is officially recognized by the original author. This software is open source software under BSD License.

    tags: rs-232 secure-shells serial-port ssh ssh-client
    platform: Windows
  • MacTerm

  • MacTerm (was MacTelnet) on OS X is now a complete replacement for Terminal, allowing access to both local and remote applications.

    tags: shell ssh telnet terminal-client terminal-emulation
    platform: Mac OS X
  • Blink Shell

  • Blink Shell is the professional, desktop-grade terminal emulator for iOS. It's a full-featured and highly configurable open-source terminal that can be compiled from the source at GitHub or purchased as a pre-compiled app from the App Store to support the developers.

    tags: ssh terminal-client
    platform: iPhone iPad
  • CuteCom

  • Features:

    tags: Portable serial tty modem-utilities zterm
    platform: Mac OS X Linux FreeBSD
  • CoolTerm

  • CoolTerm is a simple serial port terminal application (no terminal emulation) that is geared towards hobbyists and professionals with a need to exchange data with hardware connected to serial ports such as servo controllers, robotic kits, GPS receivers, microcontrollers, etc.The features of CoolTerm include:- Capability of multiple concurrent connections if multiple serial ports are available.- Display of received data in plain text or hexadecimal format.- Sending data via keypresses as well as a "Send String" dialog that supports data entry in plain text or hexadecimal format.- Sending data via copy-paste of text into the terminal window.- Sending of text files.- Capability of capturing received data to text files.- Local echo of transmitted data.- Local echo of received data (loop back to sender).- Hardware (CTS, DTR) and software flow control (XON).- Optical line status indicators.- Capability of manually toggling line states of certain handshaking signals when hardware flow control is disabled.- Configurable character and line delays.- Capability of saving and retrieving connection options.- and more... ยป

    tags: serial serial-port terminal-client
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux
  • picocom

  • picocom is a minimal dumb-terminal emulation program. It is ideal for embedded systems since its memory footprint is minimal (less than 20K, when stripped). Apart from being a handy little tool, the source distribution includes a simple, easy to use, and thoroughly documented terminal-management library.

    tags: serial serial-port terminal-client
    platform: Linux
  • GtkTerm

  • Gtkterm is a simple GTK+ terminal used to communicate with a serial port.It is has fewer features than minicom, but is designed to be as easy to use as possible.

    tags: serial-port terminal-client
    platform: Linux
  • Poderosa

  • Poderosa is a tabbed terminal emulator for Windows.

    tags: ipv6 scp sftp ssh telnet
    platform: Windows
  • Zterm

  • ZTerm is a terminal emulation program for the Macintosh. In its day, many people used it to connect to Bulletin Board Systems and download files. Now we have the internet. Its still a useful utility for those systems that only offer dialup connections and for connecting to devices through a serial port, like many routers. For newer Macintoshs that dont have a normal serial port, ZTerm can talk to ports on USB to serial adapters, through the appropriate driver software supplied with the adapter.

    tags: cisco hyperterm hyperterminal terminal-client
    platform: Mac OS X
  • Get Console

  • Get Console is the first ipad and iphone serial port terminal application providing serial terminal connectivity without jailbreaking. The app store description advises it works on network devices, but offers a standard VT100 emulation. Requires the Redpark C2-RJ45 ipad console cable to work (also available from the website)

    tags: cisco console hyperterm hyperterminal juniper
    platform: iPhone iPad
  • BXO Terminal

  • BXO Terminal is a simple terminal emulation program and better suited for use in systems integration. Changing ports, baudrate or other options is done easily and a lot more quickly than in the Hyperterminal.

    tags: terminal-client
    platform: Windows
  • pqcom

  • pqcom - A simple and handy serial communication tool for Linux/Windows/Mac .

    tags: serial-port rs232 serial
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux
  • TTYEmulator

  • TTYEmulator is a free terminal emulator application which can act as a client for the SSH, Telnet, rlogin, raw TCP and serial computing protocols. TTYEmulator is written for Microsoft Windows. It is compiled statically with no specific DLL dependencies.

    tags: rdp-client ssh-client sshkey-agent telnet-client terminal-client
    platform: Windows