When comparing ZOC Terminal vs Hyper, the Slant community recommends Hyper for most people. In the question“What are the best terminal emulators for Mac?” Hyper is ranked 5th while ZOC Terminal is ranked 7th.
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Zoc provides complete automation of the client using its macro scripting.
Pro Supports serial and dial-up connections
In addition to telnet, ssh, and rlogin, ZOC supports direct serial connections, modem dialing, and named pipes.
Pro Auto-Highlight feature
Feature to search for text bits in the data stream and highlight them with color/background.
Pro Tabbed sessions allows for easy navigation
Tabbed sessions mean that multiple items can be contained within a single window and can be easily navigated by the user.
Pro Flexibility in platform support
Originally developed for OS/2 (as Zap-O-Comm), Zoc is currently available for Windows and Macintosh.
Pro Can view and send to all sessions at once
Offers a thumbnail view of all session in thumbnails and type commands to all sessions at the same time.
Pro Hideable UI
Zoc allows for every UI component except the title bar to be hidden. All features are accessible through the context menu.
Pro Great community support, extensions etc.
Pro Fully customizable
If you are familiar with web standards, you will be at home in this terminal.
Pro Limited set of features out of the box
Very few features are built into the product itself as the intention is for the plugins to provide most of them. If a plugin doesn't exist just as you like, write it. That extensibility, folks.
Con Not free
Zoc requires a commercial license in order to use it, implying that it's not free.
Con Limited set of features out of the box
Very few features are built into the product itself as the intention is for the plugins to provide most of them. Yet, taking the other listed con of immature plugin ecosystem into account, this leads to either living without the feature or using an unstable plugin.
Con Can be slow
Con Immature plugin ecosystem
Very often you'll find features behaving unexpectedly after installing plugins. Even the popular ones.