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This package was approved as a trusted package on 2/19/2015.

ConsoleZ is a Windows console window enhancement. ConsoleZ features include: multiple tabs, text editor-like text selection, different background types, alpha and color-key transparency, configurable font, different window styles, splitting Tabs into views (horizontally and vertically), grouping views (so input sent to one goes to all of them), Windows Vista aero glass theme, Windows 7 jumplist, Windows 7 wallpaper positions and slideshow, Windows 8 wallpapers on dual screen, zooming with Ctrl-Mouse, full screen, and more...

To install ConsoleZ, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install consolez --version

To upgrade ConsoleZ, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade consolez --version


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Software Author(s)

  • cbucher


Copyright 2013


Release Notes

Title options are more consistent.
Activate Console (global) hotkey minimizes the application if active.
Quake like: activates the previous application when hiding.
Buffer rows limit increased to 32766.
Can configure the number of spaces used to detect an end of line.
Focus follows mouse.
New actions in "File" menu: "Close All Tabs BUT This", "Close All Tabs to the Left", "Close All Tabs to the Right".
Right click on tabs: selects the tab and displays a popup menu.
New cursor that mimics the Windows console's one.
Can specify an initial application window size (in pixels).
Can save the application window size (in pixels) on exit.
Allow multiple instances (or single instance).
Blinking XTerm Cursor.
Support of drag and drop in settings.
Can hide icons in tabs bar.
Fix problem with dead chars sent to multiple consoles.
Fix icon extraction with negative index.
Fix a visual bug when caption and resize are removed.
Transmit the current working directory when application instance is reused.
Maximized application was restored at wrong position.
If the scroll bar is unnecessary, disable the scroll bar instead of removing it.

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
ConsoleZ 3421 Tuesday, March 28, 2017 approved
ConsoleZ (Install) 1220 Saturday, February 18, 2017 approved
ConsoleZ (Install) 2141 Sunday, November 20, 2016 approved
ConsoleZ (Install) 1583 Friday, September 23, 2016 approved
ConsoleZ (Install) 1260 Sunday, August 14, 2016 approved
ConsoleZ (Install) 610 Sunday, May 8, 2016 approved
ConsoleZ 1699 Friday, March 11, 2016 approved
ConsoleZ 1220 Tuesday, February 9, 2016 approved
ConsoleZ 4061 Wednesday, September 16, 2015 approved
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