When comparing SuperPuTTY vs Terminus, the Slant community recommends Terminus for most people. In the question“What are the best SSH clients for Windows?” Terminus is ranked 10th while SuperPuTTY is ranked 11th.
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Pro Easy shortcut-driven navigation
By setting up certain shortcuts you can quickly bring up your sessions, select one by typing out the first letters, return-selecting it and cycle through your tabs.
Pro You can run tabbed sessions
Dynamic placement of tabs side-by-side vertically or horizontally (similar to IDEs like Eclipse/Visual Studio). This is an upgrade of the original PuTTY, which lacks this feature.
Pro Customizable UI to allow for maximum net screen size up to fullscreen
Pro PuTTY configuration reachable and adjustable
Since it uses PuTTY underneath you can create and configure profiles/sessions there which you can reuse in SuperPuTTY and apply to connection in any fashion you like.
Pro Open source
Open source and hosted on Github.
Pro It looks just beautiful
Pro It's open source
This helps the community to move software forward and to make it even better.
Pro It comes with plugins
Pro Under active development
Hyper development has basically stalled out.
A lot of things can be easily configured, e.g. color theme, size, window frame behavior, tab location, cursor style, hotkeys, etc.
Pro Is cross-platform
Even the question was "...for Windows", it's nice if you can use your tools over different platforms.
Pro Integrates with git-bash with a simple toggle in the interface
Pro Excellent interface
At start opens last session terminals. Also has terminal tabs.
Pro Integrated GitBash, Cmd, PowerShell, and WSL
Con You still need to install PuTTY first
SuperPuTTY is a wrapper available for PuTTY, not a standalone program, therefore you need to have a PuTTY installation before you can use SuperPuTTY.
Con Some functions still fail
It's huge. The amount of resources it consumes is not justifiable.
Con Slow with input lag
Sadly, Electron strikes again. The input lag is noticeable and annoying. Startup also takes like 2 seconds or more (On an i7 from 2016 with SSD).
Con Cannot remove the default profiles
For example, you installed Arch Linux for Windows Subsystem for Linux some time ago, but now you have deleted it and currently use Ubuntu on WSL. After that, if you decide to try this terminal emulator, you'll find Arch there without an option to remove the profiles already included in Terminus.
Con Easy to be confused with different brands of the same or similar name
Like Terminus (Russian production company), Terminus (font) or Termius (SSH client).
Con No multi window support
Can't split tabs into multiple windows.