When comparing Windows Terminal vs Fox Term, the Slant community recommends Windows Terminal for most people. In the question“What are the best terminal emulators for Windows?” Windows Terminal is ranked 11th while Fox Term is ranked 33rd. The most important reason people chose Windows Terminal is:
Not a command prompt/processor (i.e. *shell*) but a host for such applications. - [ANSI / Virtual Terminal sequences](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ANSI_escape_code) - [24-bit Color](https://devblogs.microsoft.com/commandline/24-bit-color-in-the-windows-console/) - [Pseudoconsole ("ConPTY")](https://devblogs.microsoft.com/commandline/windows-command-line-introducing-the-windows-pseudo-console-conpty/)
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Pro Easy and well documented JSON settings
Pro Microsoft is nailing on its features
Pro Official Microsoft product
Pro Open Source under the MIT License
Pro Multiple shell support
Many terminals in one, save-able, restart-able, session.
Minimalist. All you need is to connect to a serial host.
Con Requires latest version of Windows 10
Con Unstable and buggy
Sometimes freezes and/or crashes.
Con Cannot have a mix of elevated and non elevated tabs
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.
Hasn't been updated for a while, so your Windows will need legacy .NET runtime support. (Windows will automatically detect this and initiate the update, if needed)