Finally! A command prompt for Windows that doesn’t suck! Now the Linux guys have no reason to smile at (the) Windows (console) anymore.
It offers you a searchable(!) command history(!) and surely some other cool stuff, but I stopped reading at this point and directly installed it right away.
It integrates nicely with
which amongst other kick ass features allows multi tabs(!) and a not-totally-weird-and-counter-intuitive way to Copy & Paste text. Nice.
Just go to Settings > Console and select the PyCmd executable for “Shell”. If you want to define different tabs go to Settings > Tabs. This way you can also integrate MINGW32, the Linux bash emulator for Windows that comes shipped with Git for Windows.
Ultimate command prompt power unleashed. Sort of.