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Cmder Wiki Home

Welcome to the official Cmder wiki! Cmder is a pre-configured software package providing you with the best terminal emulator you'll ever have on Windows. Here you'll learn how to better use Cmder and configure it to your needs.

Cmder builds on the powerful ConEmu by outstanding work of @Maximus5 to provide the best terminal experience on Windows, it uses the amazing Clink to provide a bash-like prompt using readline, and adds a bit of batch sugar (mostly developed by our outstanding developers, i.e. @daxgames) to add things like alias support, and comes with a vendored Git on the full edition.

Cmder was originally created by Samuel Vasko.

Cmder on other media

You may check out the unofficial support subreddit on Reddit. Cmder is also featured on a rant on devRant!

Here's an unofficial way to install Cmder from Chocolatey: choco install cmder

You may ask @dtgm over Chocolatey to provide recent updates.

Moreover, you can check our great unofficial forks such as Shark (kenjio/shark) which is a bit outdated but adds more functionality such as an Installer and Cygwin/Babun support right out the box.

We're looking for active volunteers to maintain the Wiki. If you'd like to help, please refer to the Wiki contribution guidelines.

Currently, @Stanzilla and @MartiUK are working hard to keep Cmder actively maintained. You can also help by sharing your contribution to the source code, reporting bugs and help write this wiki.

Cmder integration

While Cmder be default comes with ConEmu as the console emulator, it can in fact work with many of the other emulators, such as Hyper, VS Cods, and CondoleZ. For the best experience, we suggest you integrate your favorite IDEs with Cmder – it makes your editor terminal work universally and as productive as Cmder itself. Cmder also works best with bash, the default shell on Linux and macOS.

Currently @DRSDavidSoft maintains Cmder integration with external software (you may open a new issue if you have any question).

Integration with bash

Integrate Cmder with other terminal/IDEs