This is the tutorial to download and install Termux for PC. You can get Termux for PC on any Desktop PC and laptop. Termux will run smoothly on all Windows 10/8/7 and macOS-powered computers.
Termux is a CLI built for smartphones. In contrast to typical CLI’s like Windows’ Powershell or CMD, Termux is lightweight and comes with in-built Linux packages. Termux combines the Linux packages with terminal emulation.
Via Termux, users can access servers over ssh. If you want to remotely transfer files between servers, or perform any other operations over a server, the ssh via Termux will let you do that. Termux also allows programming in C with CLang. Users can also use make and gdb to program or develop in the C language. Python is one of the compatible languages with Termux as well. If you want to enjoy Termux, you can run the text-based games with frotz.
When you install Termux, it installs a base system first. The rest of the packages can be downloaded and installed independently using the Termux Package manager. Termux also has a built-in help menu that will educate you about this tool.
Termux is built for Android phones, but if you want to use it on your computer, you can do that too. The steps given below will now let you download Termux for PC. Take a look and start using the Termux emulator on your computer.
- Windows or macOS.
- Desktop PC or Laptop.
- Android Emulator like BlueStacks – Download and Install.
- This guide.
Download Termux for PC
- Open BlueStacks on your computer and log in using your old or new Google Account.
- Now open the Play Store in the BlueStacks, find Termux and install it.
- Launch Termux and you will get a CLI. Use it the way you want. That’s all.
Video on how to download Termux for PC
Now you have the Termux installed on your PC. You can use it inside the BlueStacks only. That’s a downside, but that’s the only way to use it. Termux will run flawlessly inside the emulator. If you have any questions/queries related to the Termux for PC, use the comment section below. I will try my best to get back to you as soon as possible.