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


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8 days ago

gnachman/iTerm2 is an open source project licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0 only which is an OSI approved license.

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Posts where iTerm2 has been mentioned. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects - the last one was on 2021-05-04.
  • Want to switch from Linux to MacOS (M1) but apps hold me back | 2021-05-10
    If you find system built-in Terminal with oh-my-zsh is not good enough, try iTerms2:
  • How to customize the Terminal? | 2021-05-04 is the best thing ever
  • Migrating from Linux to MacOS - looking for guidance | 2021-04-11
    Then you must get Alfred and BetterTouchTool. You may also try iTerms2 instead of built-in Terminal.
  • WD MyCloud Home — How can I solve this nightmare?
    None the less, since I use iTerm (, the best solution I have found is that if you second click the drive that is mounted (appears in the Desktop) you can select from the context menu "Services -> Open in iTerm" (Sorry if the translation is wrong, it's in german From there you have console access and can use something like Rsync and so on.
  • Setting up my new Machine | 2021-04-09
    iterm2: I find this a nicer option than the built-in apple terminal.
  • New to Mac. Software/Usability suggestions for DevOps work? | 2021-04-08
    - ITerm2 alternative terminal with tabs, profiles etc
  • Best Lesser Known Mac Apps for Developers | 2021-04-02
    iTerm2 - Free
  • First iTerm2 Commit for Sale as NFT | 2021-03-29
    > "how do we know that this is really \"The first iTerm2 Commit\"?"

    You can easily check the commit here:

    I think you mean to ask "how can we verify the author?".

  • A Quest for Happy Plants with IoT | 2021-03-20
    Any terminal (iTerm is great) ## Node/Yarn
  • MacOS Development workspace 2021 | 2021-03-08
    iterm2: An alternative to the default terminal app brings an amazing performance and customization.
  • Color glitch -- Does this happen because doesn't support true color or is it something else? | 2021-03-07
    It's been a long time since I've used, but it definitely didn't (doesn't?) support true colour. Try iTerm2 instead (
  • Forum Libre 20210302 | 2021-03-02
  • [Aqua] Something a little warmer | 2021-02-21
    + **Terminal**: [iTerm2-git]( with customizations