"Windows Terminal is a new, modern, fast, efficient, powerful, and productive terminal application for users of command-line tools and shells like Command Prompt, PowerShell, and WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux)."

Reference: https://devblogs.microsoft.com/commandline/introducing-windows-terminal/


Install Windows Terminal using Chocolatey (unofficial)

choco install microsoft-windows-terminal -y -f


Upgrade Windows Terminal using Chocolatey

choco upgrade microsoft-windows-terminal -y -f

Pros and Cons:


  • Windows Terminal uses GPU accelerated text rendering compared to the original console window which uses the CPU, thus giving the Terminal superior performance
  • Windows Terminal supports Tabs


If I find out some cons, i will add it here

Reference List:

Link - Introducing Windows Terminal

The new Windows Terminal, and the original Windows console host - all in the same place! - microsoft/terminal