iTerm is a third party replacement for the built-in Terminal application.

iTerm has several advantages over the built-in Terminal. These include

  • Split pane view
  • Hotkey window for instant terminal anywhere Search will highlight all
  • found words (like in Chrome and Safari) Mouseless copy Instant replay
  • (can "rewind" your session in case you forgot to note/copy something)
  • Paste history Growl support for notification when a process completes


Related question: What is the difference between iTerm2 and Terminal?

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