Tera Term

Tera Term 4.95

Open-source emulation software for personal computers

Tera Term is an open-source software package designed to be used for emulation purposes. It is essentially deployed when the user needs to mimic the operations of a computer terminal. This bundle can often be utilized during network testing or when the strength of an existing firewall needs to be determined. It also contains a number of useful plug-ins. View full description

PROS

  • This open-source terminal emulator is free to download and modify.
  • It is able to work with most major terminal protocols and port connections.

CONS

  • This bundle is highly technical in its nature.
  • Bugs might still pop up from time to time.

Tera Term is an open-source software package designed to be used for emulation purposes. It is essentially deployed when the user needs to mimic the operations of a computer terminal. This bundle can often be utilized during network testing or when the strength of an existing firewall needs to be determined. It also contains a number of useful plug-ins.

Main Uses and Benefits

Tera Term is quite advanced in regards to the types of terminals it is able to emulate. These include all versions between DEC VT1000 and DEC VT382. It is likewise equipped to adapt to Telnet systems as well as most serial port connections (as well as both SSH 1 and 2). The website itself offers the download as well as a help index for those who may be experiencing any issues. As this is open-source software, improvements are being made on a somewhat regular basis.

Additional Details

The source code for Tera Term can be downloaded via either a ZIP or a TAR archive. It can be checked using most common source code software packages. Development is still ongoing and the latest version has been classified as 4.95. Please note that there may be some bugs present. These can be reported to the developer via a hyperlink.

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Tera Term 4.95