When comparing hyper vs Windows Terminal, the Slant community recommends Windows Terminal for most people. In the question“What are the best terminal emulators for Windows?” Windows Terminal is ranked 8th while hyper is ranked 16th.
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Pro Cross-platform due to electron browser-based foundation
Although not Windows-friendly. But nobody uses Windows terminal anyway.
Pro Built on electron, supports split panels and plugins
Pro Official Microsoft product
Pro Multiple shell support
Pro Open Source under the MIT License
Pro Easy and well documented JSON settings
Pro Microsoft is nailing on its features
Con Made with Electron
It uses a considerable amount of resources, compared to other offerings.
Con Not as cross platform as advertised
Most features only work on Mac OS.
Con Incorrect rendering
Terminal window has visual artifacts.
Con No configuration UI; all options must be set via JSON
Con Still maturing as of December 2016
Folks noticed some issues in the 1.0 release cited here.
Con Difficult to find information about it, because of the confusion with hyperterminal
Con Requires latest version of Windows 10
Con Cannot have a mix of elevated and non elevated tabs
Con Unstable and buggy
Sometimes freezes and/or crashes.
Con Configured via (mostly) documented json
Con Doesn't have feature "Open Context Menu"
Poorly, this perfect terminal doesn't has this feature for Windows version.