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realistically, usually terminal emulators, because the world is standard-lockin all the way down


Classic terminals, if you must, with thoughtful UI. OSX only. TBD.


Kovid Goyal made a terminal with c inner loops and python UI extensibility called kitty. It's not famous, but probably worth checking since Kovid is a powerhouse. OS/Unices.


If you are worried that your current terminal doesn't use enough RAM, you can use hyper which is a javascript app version of terminal. It's not too bad for one of these web technology desktop app things based on electron or similar, although it is not hard. It has lots of sexy features and nice graphics, to compensate for the obviously hefty RAM usage.


terminator seems to be an acceptable default option for a pure native app without many frills


Alacritty is a GPU-accelerated terminal editor tat aims t draw text real fast


terminus supports some HTML graphics, and appears to work.


designerly gaphics-frienrly terminal that aims to reinvent terminal protocols. with a nice vision statement.

However it's dead in the water. Pity because ht ewriteoutp sounds nice

Some cool features

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