Microsoft Unveiled Windows Terminal, a New Command Line App for Windows 10 for Developers

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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.

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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.

Read more about it here.