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The User-friendly Command Prompt

For Windows 8, 7, Vista, 2008 Server, 2003 Server, XP
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"The power of the command line combined with Windows ease of use"
You'll wonder how you ever managed without it!
  • Tabbed Interface
    Open multiple command consoles as tabs to reduce screen clutter and make it easier to flip between sessions.
  • Supports Windows PowerShell
    Use Windows PowerShell, the standard “command prompt” and even other command shells, all from the same window.
  • Command Syntax Help & Auto Completion
    Compose your commands more quickly and easily with PromptPal’s command syntax help, auto-completion popups.
  • Windows Style Editing
    Supports copy/paste, drag and drop, inbuilt file & folder browsers
  • Search Facility
    Search the console just as you would a normal text document
  • Run As Administrator
    Effortlessly launch new command consoles with administrator privileges and/or under a different account.
  • Persistant Command History
    Keep your command history even when you close a console session.
  • Auto Run at Startup
    Execute an initial command automatically every time a new console session starts.
  • Integration with Windows Explorer
    Open command consoles at a particular folder in a single step using PromptPal’s integration with Internet Explorer.
  • Print and Save to File
    Print all or part of console window, or save console contents to text file in a single step.
  • Add Your Own Commands
    Define your own syntax help for custom commands
  • Favorites
    Mark frequently used command lines as “favorites” so they are always to hand.
  • Highly Configurable
    Customise features to suit the way you like to work.
  • Free Windows Version of the Unix Tail Command

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Replacement Command Prompt / DOS Prompt

PromptPal is a replacement for the command prompt and PowerShell consoles. It turns these powerful but unwelcoming tools into a friendly and helpful Windows program, whilst still routing all your instructions through Microsoft’s dependable command processors.

PromptPal command prompt replacement is highly configurable, and provides Windows-style editing, command completion, command history, syntax help, a tabbed interface and much more.

Find out how much PromptPal can help you. Download a FREE 30 day trial now.

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As a dba/sys admin, I don't know how I survived all this time without PromptPal. .... This is a great tool for admins, power users and maybe even novices just wanting to learn and have a helping hand when venturing into the command line.
- Mike G
Awesome application.
This is so badly needed by anyone using the CMD prompt..
I have been
searching for something like for a LONG time...Awesome app
I've just upgraded
to v1.2 and just want to say congratulations on making a superb product better. Particularly the new path completion features - good job!
I have been a happy registered user of PromptPal for over a year. .... I use it every day. Say goodbye to the traditional CMD prompt!