iTerm2 VS kitty

Compare iTerm2 vs kitty and see what are their differences.

iTerm2

iTerm2 is a terminal emulator for Mac OS X that does amazing things. (by gnachman)

kitty

Cross-platform, fast, feature-rich, GPU based terminal (by kovidgoyal)
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iTerm2 kitty
130 213
13,174 17,581
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9.8 10.0
5 days ago 2 days ago
Objective-C Python
GNU General Public License v3.0 only GNU General Public License v3.0 only
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iTerm2

Posts with mentions or reviews of iTerm2. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-01-24.

kitty

Posts with mentions or reviews of kitty. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-01-29.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing iTerm2 and kitty you can also consider the following projects:

alacritty - A cross-platform, OpenGL terminal emulator.

WindTerm - A professional cross-platform SSH/Sftp/Shell/Telnet/Serial terminal.

tmux - tmux source code

wezterm - A GPU-accelerated cross-platform terminal emulator and multiplexer written by @wez and implemented in Rust

neofetch - 🖼️ A command-line system information tool written in bash 3.2+

noto-color-emoji-font - Color emoji SVGinOT font using Noto emoji, with multiple releases, such as Lollipop and Nougat. Linux/MacOS/Windows

termite - Termite is obsoleted by Alacritty. Termite was a keyboard-centric VTE-based terminal, aimed at use within a window manager with tiling and/or tabbing support.

Tabby - A terminal for a more modern age

i3 - A fork of the i3 window manager with gaps and some other features. :warning: i3-gaps has been merged into i3.

urxvt-perls - Perl extensions for the rxvt-unicode terminal emulator

alacritty - A cross-platform, OpenGL terminal emulator. [Moved to: https://github.com/alacritty/alacritty]

Warp - Warp is a blazingly-fast modern Rust based GPU-accelerated terminal built to make you and your team more productive.