iTerm review

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iTerm is a full featured terminal emulation program written for OS X using Cocoa.

License: Freeware
OS: Mac OS X
File size: 1521K
Developer: Fabian & Ujwal S. Sathyam
Price: $0.00
Updated: 27 Dec 2006
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iTerm is a full featured terminal emulation program written for OS X using Cocoa.

iTerm was merged from two projects, CTerminal and TerminalX, both of which were based on JTerminal project.

It supports language encodings, VT100/ANSI/XTERM emulation and many convenient GUI features.

Here are some key features of "iTerm":
Native Cocoa application that supports both Jaguar and Panther.
Native OS X user interface
Support of Applescript
Transparent windows and custm background pictures
Rendezvous support
Complete VT100 emulation, with additional support for most common xterm and ANSI escape sequences.
Custom key-mapping
Supports select-to-copy and mid-button paste
Supports focus follow mouse
Supports xterm titling sequence to change tab label
Supports ANSI 16 colors, which are also fully customizable
Multi-tab within one window.
Tabs can be drag and drop between windows.
Tab labels can change color to indicate the session activiies
You can send keyboard input to multiple tabs
Bookmarks for storing settings of most used sessions
Anti-idle function that avoids disconnection because of no activity
Supports all language encodings that are available with OS X
User can specify a second font to display non-latin characters to achieve best look
Supports double-width characters, as used in eastern Asia languages
Localized user interface for:
Chinese (Simplified and Traditional)

What's New:
New font rendering code.
Updated Help documentation.
Improved support for the wide glyphs, especially for the eastern asian languages.
Added a Google command in the context menu to launch a search session with selected text.
Improved speed.
Enhanced stability.
Other bug fixes and GUI enhancements as usual.

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