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Tera Term


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This package was approved as a trusted package on 8/31/2017.

Tera Term is free software terminal emulator which supports:

  • TCP/IP (telnet, ssh, raw), serial, and named-pipe connections.
  • VT100 emulation and selected VT200/300/400/500 emulation.
  • Tek4010 emulation.
  • File transfer protocols (Kermit, XMODEM, YMODEM, ZMODEM, B-PLUS, and Quick-VAN)
  • Scripts using the "Tera Term Language".

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

C:\> choco install teraterm --version 4.96

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

C:\> choco upgrade teraterm --version 4.96


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName= 'teraterm'
    $toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $url        = ''
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      unzipLocation = $toolsDir
      fileType      = 'EXE'
      url           = $url
      softwareName  = 'Tera Term *'
      checksum      = 'df07eb4c8e089d2741a8ffeda01abc3a935972c18c7cd19c2fe28ded9a2b7a8c'
      checksumType  = 'sha256'
      validExitCodes= @(0)
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
  • tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName = 'teraterm'
    $softwareName = 'Tera Term *'
    $installerType = 'EXE' 
    if ($installerType -ne 'MSI') {
      $validExitCodes = @(0)
    $uninstalled = $false
    [array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName $softwareName
    if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
      $key | % { 
        $file = "$($_.UninstallString.Trim('"'))"
        if ($installerType -eq 'MSI') {
          $silentArgs = "$($_.PSChildName) $silentArgs"
          $file = ''
        Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName $packageName `
                                    -FileType $installerType `
                                    -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" `
                                    -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes `
                                    -File "$file"
    } elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
      Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
    } elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
      Write-Warning "$key.Count matches found!"
      Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
      Write-Warning "Please alert package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
      $key | % {Write-Warning "- $_.DisplayName"}

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • T. Teranishi
  • TeraTerm Project


(c) 1994-1998 T. Teranishi, 2004-2017 TeraTerm Project


Release Notes

Tera Term

2017.08.31 (Ver 4.96)

  • Changes

    • added support for the configuring of the permitted ISO/IEC 2022 shift functions.

      • added the ISO2022ShiftFunction entry in the teraterm.ini file. The default is on.

    • added configuration of timestamp format at the start of log file's line.

      • added the LogTimestampFormat entry in the teraterm.ini file. The default is "%a %b %e %H:%M:%S.%N %Y".

      • The default format is changed to RFC 3339 style. Specify the "%a %b %e %H:%M:%S.%N %Y" at the LogTimestampFormat entry to restore before format.

    • UTC can be used at timestamp format at the start of log file's line.

      • added the LogTimestampUTC entry in the teraterm.ini file. The default is off.

    • Hidden font set by OS can be selected with font setting dialog.

      • The setting can be configured on the General tab of Additional settings dialog.

    • When the serial port and named pipe can not be opened, the error message contains reason or error code.

    • When the sendlnbroadcast macro command is used, the carriage return is sent one more time after last parameter.

    • added the sendlnmulticast command.

  • Bug fixes

    • The response of DECLRMM status query by DECRQM was invalid.

    • PrnConvFF can not be loaded from TERATERM.INI file.

    • sendbroadcast and sendlnbroadcast macro command does not work.

    • sendbroadcast, sendlnbroadcast and sendmulticast macro command can't send the character of 0x00 or 0x01.

  • Misc

    • upgraded TTSSH to 2.82.

    • upgraded Oniguruma to 6.6.0.


2017.08.31 (Ver 2.82)

  • Changes

    • added support for the PuTTY format ECDSA private key and Ed25519 private key for SSH2 public key authentication.

    • added support for the SECSH( format ECDSA private key for SSH2 public key authentication.

    • added support for dynamic port forwarding (SOCKS Proxy).

    • Output format of some debug log is changed.

  • Bug fixes

    • The remote-to-local port forwarding which added after connecting to the server does not be enabled on SSH2 connection.

    • When the terminal size is changed, right terminal size (pixel count) is notified to server on SSH1 connection.

    • The SSH_MSG_UNIMPLEMENTED message is not handled correctly.

    • Garbage is output in the debug log.

  • Misc

    • upgraded OpenSSL to 1.0.2l.

    • upgraded PuTTY to 0.70.

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Tera Term 4.101 3086 Friday, November 30, 2018 approved
Tera Term 4.100 3695 Friday, August 31, 2018 approved
Tera Term 4.99 2630 Wednesday, May 30, 2018 approved
Tera Term 4.98 2153 Wednesday, February 28, 2018 approved
Tera Term 4.97 2813 Thursday, November 30, 2017 approved
Tera Term 4.96 2059 Thursday, August 31, 2017 approved
Tera Term 4.95 1671 Monday, June 19, 2017 approved
Tera Term 4.94 1870 Tuesday, February 28, 2017 approved
Tera Term 4.93 1456 Wednesday, November 30, 2016 approved
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