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Does a top-down terminal exist for Mac OS, similar to Guake, YaKuake, or Tilda?

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    Have you tried those options with X11? – user10547 Mar 11 '10 at 0:09
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Try Visor (now renamed to TotalTerminal)

It provides a nice "top-down" terminal like you can find in fps game and also some other enhancements.

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  • I love Visor. (2 more to go). – Josh K Mar 11 '10 at 0:28
  • On any new Mac, Visor is consistently one of the first programs I install. Set a keyboard shortcut to enable showing/hiding the Terminal and you're off to the races. I prefer fading it in rather than sliding down, but that's just me. – Scottie Mar 11 '10 at 9:20
  • yeah! is great, now called totalTerminal – juanpablo Oct 12 '11 at 0:11
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    Visor is now TotalTerminal - TotalTerminal is now discontinued - any other suggestions? – Greg Oct 29 '15 at 12:36
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    Dosen't works properly with El Capitan – dant3 Dec 1 '15 at 4:23
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TotalTerminal is a plugin for the default Terminal application.

TotalTerminal SShot

Visor was renamed as TotalTerminal.


Update: I use iTerm2 now, which has dropdown terminal option in preferences.

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