Redirection / Piping and Unicode at the Windows Command Prompt

Questions about how to do Unicode input / output and piping appear regularly on the JP Software Support Forums. It can be a complicated issue due to the way Windows was built -- using primarily ASCII files externally, but UTF16 for most of the Windows APIs. This means that every time the command processor (TCC or CMD) reads an ASCII file, it has to [...]

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Windows Console Replacements, Part 7 – Take Command and FireCMD

Today we're looking at FireCMD, a new Windows console replacement and (partial) command shell from Brainasoft (http://www.brainasoft.com). Like Take Command (and ConEmu, [...]

Take Command 50% off on BitsDuJour May 7, 2013

If you have been wanting the full version of Take Command, but were reluctant to spend $99.95 for a new copy (even though you would make that back in increased productivity [...]

Take Command 15.0 Released

JP Software is happy to announce the release of Take Command 15.0. As we announced when version 14 was released, anyone who ordered v14 (new or upgrade copies) will receive [...]

Take Command / TCC video review

A fairly detailed video review from a Take Command [...]

Take Command / TCC and OpenAFS

A great article on the development of OpenAFS and its integration with 4NT / TCC / Take [...]

Take Command 15.0 Public Beta, Part 4

Today we'll wrap up the new features in Take Command 15.0. by covering the new internal commands. (You can see the full feature list for v15 in the What’s New in Version [...]

Take Command 15.0 Public Beta, Part 3

Today I’ll cover the updated internal commands in Take Command 15.0. (You can see the full feature list for v15 in the What’s New in Version 15 section of the online [...]

Take Command 15.0 Public Beta, Part 2

Today I'll cover the new .INI directives, internal variables, and variable functions in Take Command 15.0. (You can see the full feature list for v15 in the What’s New in [...]

Take Command 15.0 Public Beta

The Take Command v15.0 public beta is now available at: https://jpsoft.com/downloads/v15/tcmd.exe https://jpsoft.com/downloads/v15/tcmdx64.exe (64-bit) Over the next [...]

Take Command 14.0 Public Beta

The Take Command v14.0 public beta is now available at: https://jpsoft.com/downloads/v14/tcmd.exe https://jpsoft.com/downloads/v14/tcmdx64.exe (64-bit) Here's a brief [...]