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Windows Terminal Preview v0.8 Release

The release of the Windows Terminal preview v0.8 has arrived! You can download the Terminal from the Microsoft Store or from the GitHub releases page. Let's jump into what's new! Search Search functionality has been added to the Terminal! The default key binding to invoke the search dropdown is {"command": "find", "keys": ["ctrl+shift+f"]}. ...

Happy Holidays from the Windows Terminal Team!

What a crazy year 2019 has been for the Windows command line! Let's take a look at everything that has happened and where we're going from here. Announcement at Microsoft Build On May 6th of this year, the Windows Terminal was announced at the Microsoft Build conference in Seattle, WA. Here's all of the content that came with our ...

Windows Terminal Preview v0.7 Release

Another release is out for the Windows Terminal preview! This release is labeled as v0.7 in the About section of the Terminal. As always, you can download the Terminal from the Microsoft Store and from the GitHub releases page. Here's what's new in this release: Windows Terminal Updates Panes You are now able to split your Terminal window ...

Windows Terminal Preview 1910 Release

Another update to the Windows Terminal has just been released! As always, you can download the Terminal from the Microsoft Store, the Microsoft Store for Business, and GitHub. 👉 Note: In the About popup within the Terminal, this version will appear as v0.6. Updated UI The Terminal now has even better tabs! The WinUI TabView used in the ...

Cascadia Code 1910.04

Cascadia Code has received a major update with some new characters! You can download the latest version of the font from the GitHub releases page and it is also shipped in the latest update of the Windows Terminal. 👉 Note: The Terminal will use its shipped version over the separately installed version from GitHub, however it will use font ...

Integrate Linux Commands into Windows with PowerShell and the Windows Subsystem for Linux

A common question Windows developers have is “why doesn’t Windows have <INSERT FAVORITE LINUX COMMAND HERE> yet?”. Whether longing for a powerful pager like less or wanting to use familiar commands like grep or sed, Windows developers desire easy access to these commands as part of their core workflow. The Windows Subsystem for ...

New Experimental Console Features

As of Windows 10 build 18298, when you open the properties page of any Console window, you’ll notice an additional “Terminal” tab. Click on this tab and you’ll see several new settings for some experimental features we’re working on for future OS releases: Important Note: These settings are "experimental", because in certain ...