When comparing FireCMD vs CLink, the Slant community recommends FireCMD for most people. In the question“What are the best terminal emulators for Windows?” FireCMD is ranked 17th while CLink is ranked 28th. 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 Transforms cmd.exe into something bearable
Cmd.exe is still irreplaceable for many tasks on Windows. This makes the experience less painful.
Pro Can easily search in history
The user can search in history by simply pressing Ctrl+R.
Con Not free
Although there's a free trial available, FireCDM is not free and costs $29.
Con Supports cmd.exe not the successor platform
It's for cmd.exe which was abandoned by Microsoft in the favor of PowerShell. Using PowerShell is more effective than cmd.exe even with CLink, unfortunatelly.