Reasonable Hyperterminal alternative?

stheg olloydson stheg_olloydson at
Fri Dec 10 16:15:11 PST 2004

it was said:

> I'm seeking a reasonable alternative to WinXP/2000 Hyperterminal as a

> console application (for serial port access to a no-graphics card


I use SecureCRT from, but it pricey. Check TUCOWS
listing at
(URL may have wrapped). They have user ratings, complete descriptions,
and download links for at least 23 different console programs. Some are
even free! (Most are shareware.) A popular (free) one is puTTY. FreeBSD
even has a port of it.



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