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We've compiled a list of 7 free and paid alternatives to CoolTerm. The primary competitors include minicom, dterm (terminal emulator). In addition to these, users also draw comparisons between CoolTerm and Zterm, Get Console, goSerial. Also you can look at other similar options here: OS and Utilities.


minicom
Free Open Source

Minicom is a menu driven communications program. It emulates ANSI and VT102 terminals.

Zterm
Free

ZTerm is a terminal emulation program for the Macintosh.

Get Console is the first ipad and iphone serial port terminal application providing serial terminal...

A Universal Binary for simple serial terminal emulation.

CoolTerm is a simple serial port terminal application (no terminal emulation) that is geared...

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CoolTerm Overview

CoolTerm is a simple serial port terminal application (no terminal emulation) that is geared towards hobbyists and professionals with a need to exchange data with hardware connected to serial ports such as servo controllers, robotic kits, GPS receivers, microcontrollers, etc.
The features of CoolTerm include:
- Capability of multiple concurrent connections if multiple serial ports are available.
- Display of received data in plain text or hexadecimal format.
- Sending data via keypresses as well as a "Send String" dialog that supports data entry in plain text or hexadecimal format.
- Sending data via copy-paste of text into the terminal window.
- Sending of text files.
- Capability of capturing received data to text files.
- Local echo of transmitted data.
- Local echo of received data (loop back to sender).
- Hardware (CTS, DTR) and software flow control (XON).
- Optical line status indicators.
- Capability of manually toggling line states of certain handshaking signals when hardware flow control is disabled.
- Configurable character and line delays.
- Capability of saving and retrieving connection options.
- and more...

CoolTerm Platforms

Windows Linux Mac

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CoolTerm Tags

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