Terminal & Serial Port Programs

Terminal & Serial Port Programs for OS X

You may also want to visit my USB to Serial Port Adapters, chips and adapters page.

CoolTerm
Free terminal for serial ports. Supports standard and Hex display. Basic AppleScript support added in version 1.4.0. Macintosh OS X, Linux, and Windows.
http://freeware.the-meiers.org

MacWise
MacWise allows a Macintosh to be used as a terminal – connected to a host computer directly, by modem, local area network or over the Internet with telnet or ssh secure shell. The emulators support video attributes such as dim, reverse, underline, 132-column modes, protected fields and graphic characters sent from the host computer, as well as enhanced Viewpoint mode.
Macintosh OS X only.
http://macwise.com/

Screen
Built into OS X. Macintosh OS X only.
http://developer.apple.com/library/mac/#documentation/Darwin/Reference/ManPages/man1/screen.1.html
See this site for instructions:
http://www.tigoe.net/pcomp/resources/archives/avr/000749.shtml

SerialPortX
Scripting Addition to allow access to an internal modem or standard serial ports. Free. Macintosh OS X only.
http://alteredhorizons.capnix.com/MacSoft.html

Serial Tools
It includes a basic Terminal Emulator, a Protocol Analyzer and a serial port monitor to watch for connections and removals of serial ports. Allows control of  RTS and DTR. A Raw mode that displays ASCII control characters (less than 0×20 or greater or equal to 0x7f) will be printed as two hex digits in between angle brackets. Free. Macintosh OS X only.
http://www.w7ay.net/site/Applications/Serial%20Tools/index.html

ZOC
Terminal Emulator and Telnet/SSH Client. Serial port interface. Commercial. Macintosh OS X and Windows.
http://www.emtec.com/zoc/index.html

Zterm
Can edit HDD/SDD disk devices or partitions in raw up to exabyte sizes, but tested only to 1 PetaByte files :-). Macintosh OS X (Intel only), and Linux.
http://www.dalverson.com/zterm/

dataComet
Terminal Emulator and Telnet/SSH Client. Serial port interface. Macintosh OS X only.
http://www.databeast.com/

SecureCRT
Terminal Emulator and Telnet/SSH Client. Serial port interface. Macintosh OS X, Linux, and Windows.
http://www.vandyke.com/products/securecrt/mac_osx.html

SigmaTerm  
SSH, Telnet, RLOGIN, and serial. Emulates ANSI, VT100, VT102, VT220, VT220-8, VT320, VT320-8, VT420, Linux Console, SCO-ANSI, IBM 3101, 3151, TeleVideo 925, 950, WYSE, XTerm-color. Macintosh OS X only.
http://www.sigmaterm.com/

TermKit alpha
TermKit is a re-imagined next generation Terminal and a set of unix tools that try to bridge the gap between CLI and GUI. The app can display and manipulate any kind of content a modern HTML5 browser can handle. Macintosh OS X (Intel only), and Linux.
http://mac-and-i.blogspot.com/2011/05/termkit-next-generation-terminal-and.html

AVR Tools
A GUI for AVR Dude. Also includes a terminal for serial port communications. Macintosh OS X only.
http://www.w7ay.net/site/Applications/AVR%20Tools/index.html

goSerial
Free and easy serial port interface. Macintosh OS X only.
http://www.furrysoft.de/?page=goserial

SyncTERM
Open source. Telnet, RLogin, SSH, RAW, modem, and direct serial connections. Macintosh OS X, UNIX, Linux, and Windows.
http://syncterm.bbsdev.net/

C-Kermit
Open source. Telnet, RLogin, SSH, RAW, modem, and direct serial connections. Includes its own scripting language. Mac OS X, Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, AIX, AIX with gcc, Solaris 10 with cc, Solaris 10 with gcc, irix63, and Windows.
http://www.kermitproject.org/

PuTTY
If you are a die-hard PuTTY fan, here are instructions for building it on OS X. Macintosh OS X only.
http://www.dotresults.com/2009/10/28/how-to-install-putty-on-os-x/

Minicom
A command line terminal emulator.
http://alioth.debian.org/projects/minicom/
Here are instructions for building it on OS X:
http://www.xappsoftware.com/wordpress/2012/01/16/how-to-install-minicom-on-mac-os-x-snow-leopard/

FTDI drivers for Python
Macintosh OSX, Linux, and Windows.
http://pypi.python.org/pypi/pyftdi/0.5.0

Introduction to FTDI bitbang mode
Tutorial for using the FTDI bit bang mode. Macintosh OS X, Linux, and Windows.
http://hackaday.com/2009/09/22/introduction-to-ftdi-bitbang-mode/
On this page you will find a link to a RealStudio class for FTDI’s D2XX driver to use bit bang mode.

oTerminal
An universal terminal program for ethernet communication via TCP/IP. Support for ASCII, Hex, and binary formats. Available from Apple’s App Store. Macintosh OS X only.
http://www.opticpro.nl/OpticPro/_..oTerminal.html

UARTCom
Macintosh OS X only.
Available from the Mac App Store

Best Emulation Lite
Macintosh OS X only.
Available from the Mac App Store

iUARTAssistant
Macintosh OS X only.
Available from the Mac App Store

iSerialTerm
Macintosh OS X only.
Available from the Mac App Store

You may also want to visit my USB to Serial Port Adapters, chips and adapters page.

Terminal & Serial Port Programs for iOS

Get Console
A hardware RS-232 to iPhone/iPad connector adapter with software. iPhone and iPad.
http://www.get-console.com/

RS-232 App for iPhone using audio port (transmit only)
Uses simple circuit on audio connector. 1200 to 19,200 baud. iPhone only.
Search AppStore for RS-232

Redpark Serial Cables
Redpark makes a family of serial cables and a SDK for developing products with RS-232 serial I/O in the iPhone/iPad.
http://www.redpark.com/c2db9.html
Catalog:
http://redpark.myshopify.com/collections/all

Hardware

WiSnap AAA
WiFi to RS-232 serial. Compatible with any WiFi device.
http://serialio.com/products/mobile/wifi/WiSnapAAA.php
Store:
https://serialio.com//store/index.php?cPath=82&osCsid=bgu5p5qtt0sojig5n23obv4e51

Roving Networks
AAA Battery powered Wi-Fi serial Adapter. Supports many protocols.
http://www.rovingnetworks.com/products/RN_370

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