When comparing FireCMD vs z/Scope Terminal Emulator, the Slant community recommends FireCMD for most people. In the question“What are the best terminal emulators for Windows?” FireCMD is ranked 16th while z/Scope Terminal Emulator is ranked 17th. 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.
Pro Supports tabs, making for easier navigation
z/Scope supports tabs and tab-based navigation.
Licenses are permanent. Price starts at $46. First year support is free. Continuing subscription, it's not mandatory to renew maintenance services.
Pro Host Access
It supports IBM TN3270E / TN3270 emulation, IBM TN5250E, UNIX VT100-420, SSH and secure FTP integration.
Pro Cross OS
Windows and Web-based editions.
Con Not free
Although there's a free trial available, FireCDM is not free and costs $29.
Con Not free
z/Scope is not free.