When comparing FireCMD vs PromptPal, the Slant community recommends FireCMD for most people. In the question“What are the best terminal emulators for Windows?” FireCMD is ranked 16th while PromptPal is ranked 19th. 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 Tabbed UI makes the user's life easier
You can have PromptPal open automatically with the same tabs as used in the most recent session, starting in the same directories.
Pro Multiple shells supported
PromptPal supports several shells (including Powershell) and it allows you to choose which shell to run through the preferences.
Pro Persistent, editable command history
You can mark most used commands in PromptPal as favourites.
Con Not free
Although there's a free trial available, FireCDM is not free and costs $29.
Con Not free
Although there's a free trial available, PromptPal is not free to use.