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Windows Terminal, Console and Command Line, Windows Subsystem for Linux, WSL, Windows Package Manager

Building Windows Terminal with WinUI

WinUI and Windows Terminal have a strong relationship that goes back to the origins of Windows Terminal. This blog post goes into the history and architecture of how these two technologies came together. History The history of WinUI and Windows Terminal goes back to December 2017. This was around the time the first prototyping of the ...

Windows Terminal Preview 1.3 Release

We are back with another release for Windows Terminal and Windows Terminal Preview! This release adds all of the 1.2 features into Windows Terminal and introduces new features described below for Windows Terminal Preview 1.3. Both builds of Windows Terminal can be installed from the Microsoft Store or from the GitHub releases page. Let's check...

Windows Terminal Preview 1.2 Release

Welcome to another release of Windows Terminal! This release promotes the Windows Terminal Preview version 1.1 into Windows Terminal. Windows Terminal Preview has new features for version 1.2 which will appear in Windows Terminal in August. You can download Windows Terminal Preview and Windows Terminal from the Microsoft Store or from the ...

Windows Terminal Preview 1.1 Release

Welcome to the first update of Windows Terminal Preview! You can download Windows Terminal Preview from the Microsoft Store or from the GitHub releases page. The latest features in this release will move to Windows Terminal in July 2020. Let's check out what's new! Open in Windows Terminal You can now right click on a folder in File Explorer...

Windows Terminal 1.0

Last year at Build 2019, we first announced the Windows Terminal. Since then, we have been working with the community to create a wonderful terminal experience while still being a preview product. Here we are at Build 2020 and we are so excited to share with you our latest announcements! Build 2020 Windows Terminal 1.0 We are incredibly ...

Windows Package Manager Preview

We are thrilled to announce the Windows Package Manager preview! If you’re already familiar with what a package manager is, feel free to skip this paragraph. If you’re still reading, you’re going to love this! A package manager is designed to help you save time and frustration. Essentially, it is a set of software tools that help you ...

Windows Terminal Preview v0.11 Release

We are back with one last major update before the 1.0 release of Windows Terminal! Releases between now and then will be revisions of this version. This is the v0.11 release and you can download the Terminal from the Microsoft Store or from the GitHub releases page. Let's see what has changed with this update! Azure visualization - https://...

Windows Terminal Preview v0.10 Release

Welcome to the v0.10 release of the Windows Terminal! As always, you can install the Windows Terminal from the Microsoft Store or download the package from the GitHub releases page. Let's dive into what's new! Mouse Input The Terminal now supports mouse input in Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) applications as well as Windows applications ...

Windows Terminal Preview v0.9 Release

The v0.9 release of the Windows Terminal has arrived! This is the last version of the Terminal that will include new features before the v1 release. You can download the Windows Terminal from the Microsoft Store or from the GitHub releases page. Let's dive into what's new! Command Line Arguments The wt execution alias now supports command ...