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Console 2.00 (beta)

Get a tabbed command line window with this cmd extension

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(0)
Operating Systems:
Windows 7 (32 bit), Windows 7 (64 bit), Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows XP
License:
Freeware
Developer:
Marko Bozikovic
Software Cost:
Free
Category
System & Desktop Tools
Date Updated:
09 May 2013
Downloads To Date:
328
Languages:
English
Download Size:
1.47 MB

Console is an interesting portable alternative to the standard Windows command window, which has several worthwhile advantages.

If you've tried to resize a regular command window, for instance, you'll know your session continues using the same number of columns as it did before. Console is much more straightforward. Simply resize it using the mouse, the window displays its current size bottom-right, and when you're happy - at 120x50, say - just stop, and your command-line activities will use all the available space.

Console also offers multiple tabs. So if you're involved in some complex command line work, there's no need to try and cram them all into the same session, or be always switching from one folder to another. Just carry out different tasks in their own tabs, and switch between the two with a click.

And the program also supports text editor-like text selection, various background types and styles, alpha and colour-key transparency, and a little more.

Please note, Console isn't a command shell in itself, it's simply the front end for cmd.exe (although it can also be used with other shells, if you prefer). And so it doesn't add new commands, or support features like command-line completion, command history and so on.

Verdict:

Many of Console's features are about command line appearance, not exactly important. The support for multiple tabs and the convenient window resizing justify downloading the program all on their own, though (and its portability may be useful to some, too).

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