Mintty is a terminal emulator for Cygwin and MSYS with a native Windows user interface and minimalist design. It is based on parts of PuTTY by Simon Tatham and provides xterm-compatible terminal emulation, but does not require an X server. Its features include a simple options dialog, Unicode support, fullscreen mode, drag & drop, and window transparency.
Libtermui is a terminal driver library. It is fully standalone and lightweight. It does not rely on termcap or curses libraries. It can drive terminals on a TTY or through a telnet connection directly on a TCP socket. It is fully re-entrant, and can be used to drive multiple terminals from different threads. It includes a getline feature (similar to the one in readline) and some console user interface facilities.
GNU Teseq is a tool for analyzing files that contain control characters and terminal control sequences. It is intended to be useful for diagnosing terminal emulators and programs that make heavy use of terminal features (such as those based on the Curses library). It is primarily targeted at individuals who possess a basic understanding of terminal control sequences, especially CSI sequences. However, by default Teseq will try to identify and describe the sequences that it encounters and the behavior they might produce in a terminal.
AKFAvatar is a fancy graphical user interface for text oriented applications where an avatar appears on the screen and provides information in a balloon. It also supports recorded audio files. Applications for AKFAvatar can be written in Lua, and there are interfaces for C and Free Pascal. A number of ready-to-use applications and modules are provided, including a text viewer and a module that makes question-answer exercises. For POSIX-compatible operating systems there is a man page viewer and a terminal emulator, which makes it possible to run many existing terminal-based programs in this fancy environment.
metashell is a lightweight, heavy punch, interactive, intelligent command line shell. The difference lies in its ability to determine a file's data type, and automatically run your desired applications. It uses file data types (MIME types) to determine a file's type, and then using user-defined applications automatically opens the file.
Natural CLI is a Java library that provides developers with an easy way to use human readable command line interfaces. This means that your software can understand easy command lines like "$acme start daemon mailservice", "$acme send file /tmp/pau.jpg to friend", or "$acme start backup in 10 minutes". Command lines are very easy to define.