List of command-line interpreters

In computing, a command-line interpreter, or command language interpreter, is a blanket term for a certain class of programs designed to read lines of text entered by a user, thus implementing a command-line interface.

Operating system shellsEdit

AmigaOSEdit

  • Amiga CLI/Amiga Shell

Unix-like systemsEdit

There are many variants of Unix shell:

Microsoft WindowsEdit

NativeEdit

Unix/Linux compatibility layer and POSIX subsystemEdit


DOSEdit

  • COMMAND.COM, the default command-line interpreter
  • 4DOS, a compatible, but more advanced shell by JP Software
  • NDOS, provided with some versions of the Norton Utilities
  • GW-BASIC

OS/2Edit

IBM OS/400Edit

Apple computersEdit

Mobile devicesEdit

  • DROS, Java ME platform based DOS-like shell for smartphones

Network routersEdit

Minicomputer CLIsEdit

OtherEdit

ProgrammingEdit

Language systemsEdit

DebuggersEdit

Scientific and engineering softwareEdit

Programming languagesEdit

Database queriesEdit

  • sqsh, a shell available with some SQL implementations for database queries and other tasks.
  • Google Shell, a browser-based front-end for Google Search

ReferencesEdit

See alsoEdit