C++ Shell

Open-source C++ projects categorized as Shell

Top 17 C++ Shell Projects

  • cmder

    Lovely console emulator package for Windows

    Project mention: How to Get a Unix-Like Terminal Environment in Windows and Visual Studio Code | dev.to | 2023-09-28

    Assuming you already have Visual Studio Code installed, the first thing you'll want to do is Download Cmder. Extract the files to C:\cmder, or wherever you like.

  • ConEmu

    Customizable Windows terminal with tabs, splits, quake-style, hotkeys and more

    Project mention: Any user with Win 7 user + Vim at terminal+airline_with_Powerline_symbols? | /r/vim | 2023-07-10

    On Windows 7 your best bet is to install a modern terminal emulator like ConEmu: https://conemu.github.io/

  • Onboard AI

    Learn any GitHub repo in 59 seconds. Onboard AI learns any GitHub repo in minutes and lets you chat with it to locate functionality, understand different parts, and generate new code. Use it for free at www.getonboard.dev.

  • Clipboard

    😎🏖️🐬 Your new, 𝙧𝙞𝙙𝙤𝙣𝙠𝙪𝙡𝙞𝙘𝙞𝙤𝙪𝙨𝙡𝙮 smart clipboard manager

    Project mention: hotel management system project in c++ 👍 | /r/programmingcirclejerk | 2023-07-01
  • console

    This is a modified version of Console 2 for a better experience under Windows Vista/7/8/10 and a better visual rendering. (by cbucher)

    Project mention: Command prompt always opens in the upper right corner | /r/Windows10 | 2023-05-18

    Use console wrapper that can save last position (e.g. https://github.com/cbucher/console), then create an alias for cmd.exe to it in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths.

  • FarManager

    File and Archive Manager

    Project mention: IT Pro Tuesday #250 - Optical How-To, Linux Website, File Manager & More | /r/ITProTuesday | 2023-05-09

    Far Manager is a text mode tool that helps you manage files and archives in Windows, with color highlighting and sort groups. Provides a simple, intuitive interface for viewing files and directories; editing, copying and renaming files; color highlighting and sort groups and more. Multi-language, easily configurable and extensible via a library of plugins. Appreciated by Hel_OWeen.

  • ExplorerBlurMica

    Add background Blur effect or Acrylic (Mica for win11) effect to explorer for win10 and win11

    Project mention: Get an acrylic and mica effect in Windows 10 Explorer using ExplorerBlurMica | /r/desktops | 2023-04-30

    ExplorerBlurMica Tool: https://github.com/Maplespe/ExplorerBlurMica

  • explorerTool

    Custom Windows Explorer background image

    Project mention: This is a joke? we have icons for Paint in dark theme, but we don't have any option to activate a dark theme in Paint? Really? 🤨 The icons for Paint in dark theme on the left and in light theme on the right, as they can be found in the Paint installation folder. | /r/Windows11 | 2023-02-15

    About the folder background image, you can have a custom background image in each folder or a different background image for different folders. This can be done thanks to explorerTool In my case, I used the wave design that you can find at the bottom of Betterdiscord, and edited it to look good in my dark-themed file explorer.

  • InfluxDB

    Collect and Analyze Billions of Data Points in Real Time. Manage all types of time series data in a single, purpose-built database. Run at any scale in any environment in the cloud, on-premises, or at the edge.

  • shournal

    Log shell-commands and used files. Snapshot executed scripts. Fully automatic.

  • scrift

    New generation shell for everyone.

  • huginn

    Programming language with no quirks, so simple every child can master it. (by AmokHuginnsson)

  • Cpad

    ​📝​ Do you use several commands in your terminal, one after the other? This tool allows you to combine multiple templated bash commands with the alias of your choice and many others.

  • Twizy-Cfg

    Twizy / SEVCON Gen4 configuration shell for Arduino

  • hello-open-source

    Your milestone to say Hello to the world of Open Source !

  • zrc

    The Zrc UNIX shell and scripting language. (by Edd12321)

    Project mention: Zrc: A Tcl-inspired scripting language | /r/Tcl | 2023-07-05
  • bashcpp

    Experimental fork of GNU bash, converted from K&R C to C++. Current status: build is broken due to major refactoring.

  • Bee

    Bee is a Shell for Windows (by MarvinMarjan)

  • SOL-System-Shell

    SOL-System shell is a shell written in C++

  • SaaSHub

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NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-09-28.

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What are some of the best open-source Shell projects in C++? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 cmder 25,214
2 ConEmu 8,269
3 Clipboard 4,059
4 console 2,913
5 FarManager 1,603
6 ExplorerBlurMica 490
7 explorerTool 275
8 shournal 138
9 scrift 48
10 huginn 42
11 Cpad 34
12 Twizy-Cfg 19
13 hello-open-source 17
14 zrc 8
15 bashcpp 8
16 Bee 1
17 SOL-System-Shell 0
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