The Command Prompt is Outdated: 2 Command Prompt Replacements for Windows

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Published on Thu, 29 Nov 2012 11:00:30 GMT Indexed on 2012/11/29 17:08 UTC
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The Command Prompt window included with Windows is outdated. The command line itself isn’t outdated – the Command Prompt just lacks modern features like tabs, transparency, support for other shells, easy selection of text, and other modern Windows features.

If you spend any time at all with the Command Prompt, you’ll want to check out one of these two open-source Command Prompt replacements that improves on the original Command Prompt.

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