At this year’s Microsoft Build, the tech giants developer conference, the company announced that Windows 10 is getting a new terminal for command line users. It launched in mid June and will be an update to the existing Windows Command Prompt and PowerShell experience.
Going forward, the Terminal(it’s already open source) will become the default environment for PowerShell, Command Prompt and Windows Subsystem for Linux users. It will feature faster GPU-acelerated text rendering, support shortcuts, tabs, tear-away windows, theming and extensions.
An added bonus of Windows Terminal is emoji-rich fonts to spice up the command line user experience. It will also natively support Unicode and East Asian fonts.