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Core Shell for Mac

Terminal with built-in OpenSSH support.

In English
Version 2.5.1

Core Shell overview

Core Shell is a full-featured terminal with built-in OpenSSH support, it’s focused on managing and login to hosts efficiently. Don't waste your time; be productive.


Full-featured Terminal
  • Compatible with Terminal.app and xterm.
  • Supports ANSI 16 and 256 color palettes, as well as 24bit true color.
  • Passed cases of *vttest* – a strict VT100/VT220/VT420 terminal functionality test suite.
OpenSSH Compatible
  • Everything in OpenSSH, agent forwarding, certificates, proxy jump, etc.
  • Can read your existing `ssh_config` file as the source of advanced options, especially helpful for experienced users.
  • Can work with GnuPG agent, YubiKey, Authy and Google Authenticator.
  • Upload files by dragging and dropping to the shell window.
  • Download remote files with single click on context menu or press a key combination.
Keychain Integration
  • Tightly integrated with macOS Keychain, don't have to enter passwords or passphrases repeatedly.
  • It's totally optionally, you can opt-in or opt-out at any time.
Advanced Options Editor
  • A handy way to tune per-host advanced options.
  • For every ssh directives, there is a contextual help provides immediate information, no more googling.
Automatic Reconnect
  • Always tries to restore your connections after network failure or waking up from sleep.
  • Eight built-in color schemes: Basic, Dracula, Grass, Homebrew, Man Page, Novel, Ocean, Red Sands
  • Our color optimization ensure that colorful text always clearly visible.
  • Use tags to organize your hundreds or thousands of hosts.
  • Tag your host by a simple drag & drop actions.
Premium Features
  • Unlimited number of connections
  • Importing and exporting
  • Sync hosts and tags between all of your Mac computers
  • Scriptable (automation with AppleScript and Automator)
  • Prioritized customer support

What’s new in version 2.5.1

Version 2.5.1:
  • Transfer files over SSH
  • Ignore the status of Caps Lock when using Command + number key to switch tabs
  • Change text font will take effect immediately
  • The initial terminal grid size was incorrect
  • Fallback to the default path if a configured file or folder was deleted
  • The initial terminal grid size was incorrect
  • Window titles sometimes disappear unexpectedly
  • Other minor bugfixes

Core Shell for Mac

In English
Version 2.5.1
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