When comparing Xshell vs FireCMD, the Slant community recommends Xshell for most people. In the question“What are the best terminal emulators for Windows?” Xshell is ranked 7th while FireCMD is ranked 13th.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Connections management
Pro Has tabs
Pro Can use any system font
Pro Local shell interface to control Xshell
Pro Tunneling bar
Channel monitoring and dynamic port forwarding.
Pro Compose bar to send a string to multiple servers at once
Pro User defined key map support
Pro Task automation with VB script
Pro Sophisticated auto-completion
FireCMD supports command auto-completion. Once you start typing a command, you can press the
tab key to auto-complete it.
Pro Recursive and persistent aliases
FireCMD allows users to create up to 500 aliases.
Pro HTML and CSS support makes for greater usability
HTML is a very flexible and user-friendly language for writing web pages, while CSS allows for the content of a HTML document to be separated from the style and layout of that document.
Pro A free trial is available
A free trial of FireCMD is available for users to try out.
Con Not free
The subscription costs $89 per year.
Con No stable portable version
Any portable version present is wrapper. It moves files from portable folder to appdata and backward, which often cause dataloss
Con Not free
Although there's a free trial available, FireCDM is not free and costs $29.