Author: rconn

Windows Console Replacements, Part 6 – Take Command and ConEmu

Today we're looking at ConEmu (aka ConEmu-Maximus5), the last of the Windows console replacements that I've been able to find). ConEmu is an open source [...]

Windows Console Replacements, Part 5 – Take Command and ColorConsole

After the last post, I found two more Windows console replacements: ColorConsole and ConEmu. So before I go on to the Linux consoles, let's see if [...]

Window Console Replacements Part 4- Take Command and PowerCmd

Today we're looking at PowerCmd, another Windows console replacement. It is available at The most recent version is from May [...]

Windows Console Replacements Part 3 – Take Command and PromptPal

Today we're looking at PromptPal, another Windows console replacement. PromptPal is from Technology Lighthouse, and though PromptPal is still for sale at their [...]

Windows Console Replacements Part 2 – Take Command and Console (aka Console2)

Today we're looking at Console (sometimes called Console2), a Windows console replacement. Console is written by Marko Bozikovic, and the latest version [...]

Windows Console Replacements Part 0 – Take Command and the Windows Console

(I've received several emails over the past week pointing out that I neglected to start this console replacement series by comparing Take Command with the [...]

Take Command x64 (Don’t run 32-bit command processors in Windows x64!)

Take Command has been available in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions since Take Command v11.0. But we've noticed that a lot of you are still using the 32-bit [...]

New website

If you have visited in the last few days, you've probably noticed we've redone our web site. The previous version was all html+css, and [...]

Feedback tab on the new JP Software web site

We've added a little orange tab on the left side of the web and forum pages labeled "Feedback". Clicking on this tab launches a JavaScript widget that takes [...]

JP Software web site

For the last three months, we've been working on a complete overhaul of the (rather tired?) JP Software web site, store, and forums. You've seen some of this [...]