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Q: What is Take Command?

Take Command is a comprehensive interactive GUI and command line tool designed to make the C:\> prompt easy to use and far more powerful. Take Command includes tabbed consoles, Explorer-style integration, major enhancements to standard commands like COPY and DIR, more than 210 internal commands, improved command line editing, and thousands of other features.

In addition, Take Command is a powerful batch file programming tool, providing extensions such as DO loops, error and exception handling, block-structured logic, a powerful IDE and batch debugger, regular expressions, third-party plugins, and over 640 built-in variables and functions.

Q: Who are your users?

We sell primarily to advanced Windows users, Programmers, Technical Support, and corporate IT departments. We also have a significant number of users with impaired vision, who find Take Command to be crucial to their use of Windows.

Q: When was Take Command released?

JP Software released Take Command's distant ancestor (4DOS) in 1989. The first version of Take Command was released in 1993. We are now at version 18.0.

Q: What versions of Windows does Take Command support?

Take Command 20.0 supports Windows 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8.x and 2012, and Windows 10, in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions.

Q: What other applications does JP Software offer?

We also offer TCC/LE (a console-mode only reduced feature set version of TCC, the command processor in Take Command) for free. TCC/LE is compatible with the Windows command processor CMD.EXE, while offering thousands of additional features.

Q: What does Take Command cost?

Take Command is $99.95 for a new single-system license (includes both 32-bit and 64-bit versions), and $49.95 for an upgrade.

Providing: Windows Command Prompt. Windows Batch Scripting. Tabbed Windows Consoles. Windows CMD Replacement.

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