How to download the new Windows Terminal

Introduction to the Windows Terminal

The Windows Terminal is a modern, fast, efficient, powerful, and productive terminal application for users of command-line tools and shells like Command Prompt, PowerShell, and WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux). Its main features include multiple tabs, panes, Unicode and UTF-8 character support, a GPU accelerated text rendering engine, and custom themes, styles, and configurations. This is an open source project and we welcome community participation. To participate please visit https://github.com/microsoft/terminal.

The Windows Terminal can be downloaded from the following address:

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/windows-terminal/9n0dx20hk701?rtc=1&activetab=pivot:overviewtab

Microsoft provides details about the new Windows Terminal in the following blog post

Also an introductory video has been made available which summarizes the new look and feel and features of the Windows Terminal.

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