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Hyper 2

The second generation of the Hyper terminal


We are pleased to announce Hyper 2, featuring:

- A new high-performance Canvas based rendering engine

- An online catalog of plugins and themes

- The hyper CLI to install plugins and themes with one command

- Improved keymaps support

- Improved support for hyperlinks

7 Reviews
Gilbert Pellegrom
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Ahmad Awais ⚑
Β +18 reviews
  • Preston Badeer
    Preston BadeerEntrepreneur and Consultant

    Fun, easy to install, easy to mod.


    BATTERY LIFE (this is my main reason for not using it), many plugins aren't practical, performance is more like a browser than a terminal

    Unfortunately I had terrible battery life and RAM/CPU usage compared to iTerm 2, and didn't find many practical plugins (though many of them are cool).

    Preston Badeer has used this product for one year.
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  • Tierney Cyren
    Tierney CyrenDeveloper Advocate, NodeSource

    Cross-platform terminal, highly extensible, well supported.


    Occasional issues with Electron, usually fixed within a day or two.

    Been using Hyper since it's initial release. At this point I don't think I'd be comfortable using any other terminal, since I have such a consistent experience when developing on *any* platform. 10/10.

    Tierney Cyren has used this product for one year.
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  • Pros:Β 

    Good Looking, Cross Platform (kind of)


    Doesn't work well on Windows WSL + TMUX + Powerline

    I you're on Windows machine, especially if you're working with TMUX, VIM (or NeoVIM) & powerline (or Vim-airline) inside WSL, Built-in bash or mintty terminal still the best choice for now.

    Current issues of mine with TMUX & VIM:

    - Colour simply incorrect in some cases (vim syntax, powerline or vim airline, tmux, zsh (oh-my-zsh theme) etc)

    - Cursor navigation & text selections are terrible.

    > Can't navigate to another panes nor window on Tmux (or Tabs on Vim). If you have 2 panes opened (vim nor tmux).

    > Can't selecting the text on one side of your pane only, you'll end up with selecting all texts appears in the terminal window

    - Scrolling is even worse, especially after risizing the window inside tmux or vim


    Fery Wardiyanto has used this product for one month.
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  • Pros:Β 

    Beautiful, easily customizable so you can make your terminal really personal.


    Can be slow a little sometimes, but this doesn't happen often and I'll accept it for the tradeoff of everything else it offers.

    I haven't had any issues with it, been very happy and using it for almost a year now. Issues are resolved quickly and there's a great community and a lot of plugins.

    Harris Robin Kalash has used this product for one year.
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  • Graeme
    GraemeMaking Prototypr.io and emailOtter 🐭

    Really customisable!


    None from me

    It's really easy to build plugins, and has a great community around it!

    Graeme has used this product for one year.
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  • Ahmad Awais ⚑
    Ahmad Awais ⚑πŸ₯‘ OSS Dev Advocate & WordPress Core Dev

    Hackable. JavaScript. Theming is fun, checkout Shades-of-Purple πŸ¦„ Theme


    Many of those were solved in version 2.0.0 πŸ‘Œ

    I really like Hyper terminal. It's hackable and easy to use. Built a few themes for it as well. The JavaScript eco-system + terminal is FTW.

    Ahmad Awais ⚑ has used this product for one year.
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  • Alex

    Speed and handling improvements


    Can stutter under more verbose outputs

    Changes made into version 2 have dramatically increased stability and for most task can be used as the day to day terminal.

    Alex has used this product for one year.
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