I am using Cygwin. Due to the poor interface, I recently looked into other terminals that come with Cygwin. It seems that there isn't much difference between them.
What are some alternatives and how do they differ from the default?
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I am assuming you are talking about: cmd, rxvt, mintty, and xterm.
If that's the case then:
I would say mintty is the best (native-looking) terminal emulator that comes with cygwin.