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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.
- 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)
- Fixed a bug that cause crashes when using vim.
- 256 Color palette support (patch provided by Walter Dorwald).
- Improved URL handling for ssh/ftp/telnet.
- iTerm no longer sends a growl alert for a bell event if the winodw is the key window.
- Highlight window when it's in the "send input to all tab" mode.
- Better handling of "fork" errors.
- The anti-idle is no longer sent to all tabs when "send input to all tabs" is on.
- Other minor UI changes and bug fixes.
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