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Window Console Replacements Part 4- Take Command and PowerCmd

Today we're looking at PowerCmd, another Windows console replacement. It is available at http://www.powercmd.com. 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 [...]

Windows Console Replacements Part 1 – Take Command and Mintty

Windows runs command line applications (such as CMD, PowerShell, and TCC) in a character-mode window called the Windows Console. Unfortunately, the Windows [...]

Windows 8 Consumer Preview, CMD, and Take Command

I downloaded and have been experimenting with the Windows 8 consumer preview for the last couple of days, and I'm glad (relieved?) to say I haven't found any [...]

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 [...]

The VIEW from the Other Side

(Today's guest blogger is Charles Prineas, the creater of The V File Viewer.) I started writing The V File Viewer in July 1996, and after several months of [...]

JP Software Forums Updated to XenForo

This month, I've made some major changes to the JP Software support forums, the overall server perfomance (forums, web site, and blog), and the server [...]

Take Command / TCC scripting language lexer for Scintilla

We have been using the Scintilla editor in Take Command and TCC for several years (for the IDE / batch debugger edit window, the Take Command Command Input [...]