Published: 08-08-2019

Alacritty: The Fastest Terminal Emulator in Existence. Cross Platform

Alacritty is the fastest terminal emulator in existence.

Alacritty is the fastest terminal emulator in existence. Using the GPU for rendering enables optimizations that simply aren’t possible without it. Alacritty currently supports macOS, Linux, BSD, and Windows.

Alacritty is a terminal emulator with a strong focus on simplicity and performance. With such a strong focus on performance, included features are carefully considered and you can always expect Alacritty to be blazingly fast. By making sane choices for defaults, Alacritty requires no additional setup. However, it does allow configuration of many aspects of the terminal.

To install it on macOS, use homebrew and the following command brew cask install alacritty.

For more info on Alacritty and how to install it on other OS’ ( Arch, Fedora, Pop! OS, Free BSD, Windows etc ) check out the official project page on GitHub.


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