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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 265 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 765 built-in variables and variable functions.

Q: What is TCC?

TCC is the console mode command processor from our Take Command product.

Q: What is TCC-RT?

TCC-RT is a free runtime-only version of TCC, for executing TCC batch files. TCC-RT is intended for installing on systems that don't have Take Command or TCC.

Q: What is CMDebug?

CMDebug is the batch editor / debugger from our flagship Take Command product, optimized for developing batch files to run in the default Windows command processor CMD, or our TCC-RT.

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 30.0.

Q: What versions of Windows does Take Command support?

Take Command, TCC, TCC-RT, and CMDebug 30.0 support Windows 10, Windows 11, Server 2016, Server 2019 and Server 2022.

Q: What does Take Command cost?

Take Command is $99.95 for a new single-system license, and $49.95 for an upgrade.

Q: What does TCC cost?

TCC is $69.95 for a new single-system license, and $34.95 for an upgrade.

Q: What does CMDebug cost?

CMDebug  is $29.95 for a new single-system license.