When comparing PromptPal vs hyper, the Slant community recommends hyper for most people. In the question“What are the best terminal emulators for Windows?” hyper is ranked 14th while PromptPal is ranked 26th.
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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.
Pro Cross-platform due to electron browser-based foundation
Pro Built on electron, supports split panels and plugins
Con Not free
Although there's a free trial available, PromptPal is not free to use.
Con Made with Electron
It uses a considerable amount of resources, compared to other offerings.
Con Incorrect rendering
Terminal window has visual artifacts.
Con No configuration UI; all options must be set via JSON
Con Still maturing as of December 2016
Folks noticed some issues in the 1.0 release cited here.