tmux is described as «terminal multiplexer: it enables a number of terminals (or windows), each running a separate program, to be created, accessed, and controlled from a single screen. tmux may be detached from a screen and continue running in the background, then later reattached» and is a very popular terminal emulator in the os & utilities category. There are eight alternatives to tmux for Linux, Mac, BSD and Xfce. The best alternative is Terminator, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like tmux are GNU Screen, byobu, dtach and Wemux.tmux alternatives are mainly Terminal Emulators but may also be Window Managers or Shells. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of tmux.