MacNews Category Review: Terminal emulation solutions for the Mac
TweetFollow Us on Twitter

MacNews Category Review: Terminal emulation solutions for the Mac

imageThis MacNews Category Review looks at terminal emulation solutions for Mac OS X. Products covered include 5PTerm, Tn3270, Democracy, Celview AS/400 Edition, Celview Mainframe Edition, CoMa X Voice/Fax/Pro, dataComet, Helios EtherShare, HOBLink J-Facelifter, MacWise, MediOSX, mxConnect, mxOSX, PDP-8/E Simulator, PowerTerm InterConnect, SBMac and TerminalOne.

5PTerm

[url=http://www.powerlan-usa.com/]5PTerm[/url] provides enhanced emulation for a wide range of terminals (3270, tn3270, 5250, tn5250, VT420, PC-ANSI) that lets you connect to a variety of computers, including IBM mainframe, AS/400, UNIX and VAX machines. You can have multiple sessions with several different hosts at the same time.

Tn3270

[url=http://www.brown.edu/Facilities/CIS/tn3270/]Tn3270[/url] is a terminal emulation program for connecting to computers which use IBM 3270 terminals.

Democracy

[url=http://www.getdemocracy.com/]Democracy[/url] is a free and open-source platform for Internet television and video. Its interface lets users subscribe to channels, watch video, and build a video library. The project is non-profit, free and open source, and built on open standards.

Celview AS/400 Edition

[url=http://www.celview.com/]Celview AS/400 Edition[/url] is a full function, single user display, file transfer and printing application providing access to applications and data on IBM AS/400 systems. Network connections are supported for SNA and TCP/IP.

Celview Mainframe Edition

[url=http://www.celview.com/]Celview Mainframe Edition[/url] is a full function, single user display, file transfer and printing application providing access to applications and data on IBM Mainframe systems. Network connections are supported for SNA, TCP/IP and NetWare for SAA Gateway.

CoMa X Voice/Fax/Pro

[url=http://hartmann-b.de/]CoMa X Voice/Fax/Pro[/url] is a fax and voice-mail-system for sending and receiving faxes. It can serve as an answering machine, mailbox and terminal with the internal z-modem.

dataComet

[url=http://www.databeast.com/]dataComet[/url] is an AppleScriptable Telnet and TN3270 SOCKS application featuring key remapping, macro recording and automated logins, edit windows, and modeless configuration dialogs. dataComet supports multiple Kerberos-secure VT220, PC-ANSI, and IBM 3279 color terminal emulator windows with searchable scrollback buffers and Internet Config support to open URLs.

Helios EtherShare

[url=http://www.helios.de/]Helios EtherShare[/url] allows integration ofUNIX servers, including Mac OS X 10.2, into Mac networks, and provides enterprise grade file and print services for mission critical environments.

HOBLink J-Facelifter

[url=http://www.hobsoft.com/]HOBLink J-Facelifter[/url] provides a graphical user interface for 3270 and 5250 applications via the Internet. And the HOBLink J Term 3.3 offers 3270, 5250, VT, HP700, SINIX 97801 and 9750 terminal emulations, all within one application. It can be run on every computer, which has a "Java Virtual Machine" (JVM) which supports JDK 1.1.7 installed.

MacWise

[url=http://www.carnationsoftware.com/]MacWise[/url] emulates ADDS Viewpoint, Wyse 50, Wyse 60, Wyse 370, Televideo TV 925, DEC VT100, VT220 and Prism terminals. Esprit III color is also supported in Wyse 370 mode. MacWise allows a Mac to be used as a terminal -- connected to a host computer directly, by modem, or over the Internet. It also communicates directly with the Mac Unix shell.

MediOSX

[url=http://www.cam.com/]MediOSX[/url] is software for connection to Meditech host systems.

mxConnect

[url=http://www.cam.com/]mxConnect[/url] provides eulation for Honeywell Bull VIP7200, VIP7300, VIP7700, VIP7800 and HDS/BDS series of asynchronous and synchronous terminals. It also handles Data General Dasher D100, D200, D400, DEC VT52, VT100, VT200, VT300, ANSI3.64, ADDS Viewpoint, Hazeltine 1500 series, TeleVideo 900 series, Lear Siegler, PC Term, Zentec 8000, Meditech 5220, Wang VS 2110 and Wyse 50 terminals.

mxOSX

[url=http://www.cam.com/]mxOSX[/url] allows you to connect any Mac OS X based computer to various legacy host systems.

PDP-8/E Simulator

The [url=http://www.bernhard-baehr.de/]PDP-8/E Simulator[/url] is an emulator for the Digital Equipment Corporation PDP-8/E minicomputer, a famous computer of the early 1970 years. The simulator, first released 1994, provides a user interface for running, writing and debugging PDP-8 software on a Mac and for learning about the internal functioning of a computer.

PowerTerm InterConnect

[url=http://www.ericom.com/]PowerTerm InterConnect[/url] is a Mac OS X native emulator for running legacy host based applications from within MacOS X. Supported hosts include IBM, Digital, Unix, Tandem, Televideo, HP, SCO, Data General, and more.

SBMac

[url=http://www.carnationsoftware.com/]SBMac[/url] provides terminal emulations for Wyse 50, Viewpoint, DEC and Prism. It's designed to work with host systems running Unidata's SB+ and supports host controlled colors, fast screen refreshes and the mouse. SB Mac supports Apple's Communications Toolbox for connections and file transfers. Other features include a phone list and dialer and on screen-programmable function keys.

TerminalOne

[url=http://www.yrrid.com/]TerminalOne[/url] is a VT102 VT220 VT320 color terminal emulator for Mac OS X.

For an in-depth round-up of Mac products, go to the [url=http://guide.apple.com/index.lasso]Macintosh Products Guide[/url].

 
AAPL
$119.00
Apple Inc.
+1.40
GOOG
$540.37
Google Inc.
-0.71
MSFT
$47.75
Microsoft Corpora
+0.28
MacNews Search:
Community Search:

Latest Forum Discussions

See All
view counter

view counter
view counter
view counter
view counter
view counter
view counter

Make Way for Fat Chicken, from the Maker...
Make Way for Fat Chicken, from the Makers of Scrap Squad Posted by Jessica Fisher on November 26th, 2014 [ permalink ] Relevant Games has announced they will be releasing their reverse tower defense game, | Read more »
Tripnary Review
Tripnary Review By Jennifer Allen on November 26th, 2014 Our Rating: :: TRAVEL BUCKET LISTiPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad Want to create a travel bucket list? Tripnary is a fun way to do exactly that.   | Read more »
Ossian Studios’ RPG, The Shadow Sun, is...
Ossian Studios’ RPG, The Shadow Sun, is Now Available for $4.99 Posted by Jessica Fisher on November 26th, 2014 [ permalink ] Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad | Read more »
Mmmm, Tasty – Having the Angry Birds for...
The very first Angry Birds debuted on iOS back in 2009. When you sit back and tally up the number of Angry Birds games out there and the impact they’ve had on pop culture as a whole, you just need to ask yourself: “How would the birds taste following a three-hour engagement with a broiler?” | Read more »
Rescue Quest Review
Rescue Quest Review By Jennifer Allen on November 26th, 2014 Our Rating: :: PATH BASED MATCH-3Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad Guide a wizard to safety by matching gems. Rescue Quest might not be an entirely original match-3 game, but it is quite fun.   | Read more »
You Can Play the Final Chapter of Lone W...
You Can Play the Final Chapter of Lone Wolf: Dawn Over V’taag Right Now Posted by Jessica Fisher on November 26th, 2014 [ permalink ] Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad | Read more »
Swords of Anima (Games)
Swords of Anima 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $2.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: A new tactical turn-based RPG experience.Command the Savior Rex Squad in an epic journey of courage and deception. Can you break the Curse of the Eclipse?FEATURING:- 8 playable classes and more than 40 unique characters.- Deep... | Read more »
Audio Defence: Zombie Arena
Audio Defence: Zombie Arena By Lee Hamlet on November 26th, 2014 Our Rating: :: DRAGS ITS FEETUniversal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad From the makers of Papa Sangre comes a defense game that forces players to listen carefully; unless they want to hear the sound of zombies feasting on their flesh, that is.   | Read more »
Tales from the Borderland​s Will be Comi...
Tales from the Borderland​s Will be Coming to iOS by the End of the Year Posted by Jessica Fisher on November 26th, 2014 [ permalink ] Telltale Games has announced | Read more »
Sunburn! Review
Sunburn! Review By Campbell Bird on November 26th, 2014 Our Rating: :: DON'T DIE ALONEUniversal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad Platform through the depths of space to make sure your entire crew dies together in this satisfying and intriguing puzzle platformer.   | Read more »
All contents are Copyright 1984-2010 by Xplain Corporation. All rights reserved. Theme designed by Icreon.