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CoolTerm
CoolTerm
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CoolTerm overview

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.

Features include display of received data in text or hexadecimal format, support for multiple concurrent connection (if multiple serial ports are available), the ability to send data in text or hexadecimal format, local echo, hardware (CTS, DTR) and software flow control (XON), logging of received data to text files, and more. Written in Xojo.

What’s new in version 1.9.1

Updated on Nov 22 2021

Version 1.9.1:
NEW/CHANGED FEATURES:
  • Added Find menu item to find text in plain text view.
  • Added preference option to use the Home/End/PageUp/PageDown keys to scroll the terminal window contents instead of sending the corresponding keypresses via the serial port.
IMPROVEMENTS:
  • Added support for optional TX Macro labels. Labels can be added to macros by appending a TAB character followed by the macro label. When a label is specified, it will be displayed in the macros menu instead of the actual macro.
  • [Linux] UI tweaks for better compatibility across different disros.
BUG FIXES AND STABILITY IMRPOVEMENTS:
  • Fixed bug that would not properly save multiple macros to connection settings files on Windows systems.
  • Fixed bug that omitted the serial port selection and window position when saving settings.
  • Implemented workaround for localization bug that caused an InvalidArgumentException when calling DateTime.now on some international Windows 10 systems.
  • Fixed bug that would prevent characters with hex or octal code greater than 127 (decimal) from being used in macros.
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Information

License

Free

Size

13.5 MB

Downloads

131697

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.10.0 or later
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brynparrott
brynparrott
Jan 10 2022
1.9.1
0.0
Jan 10 2022
0.0
Version: 1.9.1
I'd just like to say thanks for making this App free. I deperately need to monitor two USB comm ports simultaneously; allowing me to interact with two separate MCU devices at the same time whilst they communicate via I2C in the background. In fact they seem to be having some trouble; so I need to view the debug on both at the same time to see whats going on.
chdelajoux
chdelajoux
Feb 15 2021
1.8.0.3.861
5.0
Feb 15 2021
5.0
Version: 1.8.0.3.861
2 cool
Guest
Guest
Feb 15 2015
1.4.5.3.242
0.0
Feb 15 2015
0.0
Version: 1.4.5.3.242
I use CoolTerm little, but since years. Wanted to say Thank you. Very nice app.
MikeL9213
MikeL9213
Jun 14 2014
1.4.3.3.203
5.0
Jun 14 2014
5.0
Version: 1.4.3.3.203
Great app, thanks for making this available for free. I work a lot with embedded hardware and this is perfect for that. The hex view is especially useful. Thanks.
mr-rebo
mr-rebo
Nov 23 2011
1.4.1.3.162
5.0
Nov 23 2011
5.0
Version: 1.4.1.3.162
Not only is it LION compatible, but the ability to control it with applescript is great. A big improvement over my old terminal program.
Naoh
Naoh
Sep 13 2011
1.4.0.3.157
0.0
Sep 13 2011
0.0
Version: 1.4.0.3.157
This looks like a great alternative to DockLight on Windows. I look forward to trying it out. Maybe I will find myself with even fewer reasons to dual-boot my Mac.
Stonebleeds
Stonebleeds
Aug 1 2010
1.2.0.94
0.0
Aug 1 2010
0.0
Version: 1.2.0.94
This is an excellent piece of software that let my Mac keep in touch with my older equipment better than Terminal did.
Ixulian
Ixulian
Sep 9 2009
1.1.2
4.0
Sep 9 2009
4.0
Version: 1.1.2
Great app. After finding out that Zterm did not work with Snow Leopard and my USB to Serial adapter, I found out about CoolTerm... I use it to configure Cisco devices, and so far it's been working great. The only problem I found was that I can't recall previous entered commands by pressing the up arrow key. If this feature was added, then I'd give it 5 stars.
Etj
Etj
May 21 2009
1.0
4.0
May 21 2009
4.0
Version: 1.0
Great little app. Does what it says and useful for those who need this sort of thing. There are still lots of pure serial devices out there, and so for Mac types to try prototyping things this is a great help.
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