Realterm is a terminal program for debugging microcontrollers. This utility is also useful for controlling, and capturing binary data and other data streams. It is meant to serve as an alternative to HyperTerminal. It is considered by many users as an effective terminal application that is specifically meant for Windows serial communications. It is an open source program that is offered by Broadcast Equipment Ltd.
Realterm is a complex application that is capable of emulating many different kinds of terminals that are meant for serial communication. It supports TCP, Telnet, and physical communication ports. This utility is a comprehensive application that offers the user a wide array of options. The interface is intuitive and each tab presents with each of the main functions. It also offers its users help if they have any questions.
Realterm has numerous features and a variety of settings. The context menu that is accessible via right click is quite handy. The tooltips offer the user with a lot of information so that they get to explore every possible option before making a choice. There are popup hints as well and the explanations provided are very comprehensive. There is also a directory that provides the user with insights on how to use this application with other programs and different types of scripts.