When comparing ZOC Terminal vs Terminus, the Slant community recommends Terminus for most people. In the question“What are the best terminal emulators for Windows?” Terminus is ranked 4th while ZOC Terminal is ranked 5th.
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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 It looks just beautiful
Pro It comes with plugins
Pro It's open source
This helps the community to move software forward and to make it even better.
A lot of things can be easily configured, e.g. color theme, size, window frame behavior, tab location, cursor style, hotkeys, etc.
Pro Under active development
Hyper development has basically stalled out.
Pro Is cross-platform
Even the question was "...for Windows", it's nice if you can use your tools over different platforms.
Pro Integrated GitBash, Cmd, PowerShell, and WSL
Pro Excellent interface
At start opens last session terminals. Also has terminal tabs.
Con Not free
Zoc requires a commercial license in order to use it, implying that it's not free.
Con Some functions still fail
It's huge. The amount of resources it consumes is not justifiable.
Con Slow with input lag
Sadly, Electron strikes again. The input lag is noticeable and annoying. Startup also takes like 2 seconds or more (On an i7 from 2016 with SSD).
Con No multi window support
Can't split tabs into multiple windows.