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

Its many features include powerful terminals (with or without tabs), a very flexible preferences system, TEK vector graphics, dynamic search, notifications and keep-alive, macros, a floating command line window, special keypads, a session manager, and even a basic Python scripting interface. It's also free software under the GPL.

What's New

Version 4.1.0.b.20150808:
  • Terminal windows now use significantly less memory while empty. For instance, a new terminal window now requires NO memory for its entire scrollback buffer, even if that buffer is thousands of lines long (the space is requested only as it is required).
  • Terminal window search is now MUCH faster by default, as a side effect of aggressively sharing blank space. The more...


  • OS X 10.9 or later

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Date 07 Sep 2015
Platform OS X / Intel 32
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