When comparing FireCMD vs WinSSHTerm, the Slant community recommends FireCMD for most people. In the question“What are the best terminal emulators for Windows?” FireCMD is ranked 13th while WinSSHTerm is ranked 16th. The most important reason people chose FireCMD is:
FireCMD supports command auto-completion. Once you start typing a command, you can press the `tab` key to auto-complete it.
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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.
WinSSHTerm is free for anyone to use.
Pro Keyboard shortcuts
Keyboard shortcuts are especially valuable for professionals.
Pro Supports X Server
There is easy, automatic integration with X Server and starts/stops can take place with the launch/exit of WinSSHTerm.
Pro Supports file transfer
The user can start a WinSCP session inside WinSSHTerm, without the need to duplicate the session in WinSCP.
Pro Highly portable
The user can run WinSSHTerm from a USB drive on different computers.
Pro Ready for production use
There are no annoying bugs in WinSSHTerm. Navigation tools and keyboard shortcuts are a great time saver, especially if you have to manage multiple connections.
Con Not free
Although there's a free trial available, FireCDM is not free and costs $29.
Con Not a true terminal emulator
It's a PuTTY interface and it's mostly used to access remote machines through ssh, so it may not be very suitable for working on a local machine.