There is a wide variety of telnet applications for many operating systems.
Cross Platform / Web / Flash / Java
Mac OS 9 and prior
Linux, Unix, Mac OS X, etc.
If you're using a UNIX-like operating system, then the telnet client is probably already installed. Just open a terminal application and try typing "telnet" at the command prompt.
- Max OS X:
- Open Terminal.app and type "telnet"
- Install telnet with apt
- $ apt-get install telnet
- Install telnet with yum
- $ yum install telnet
- Other unix like variants:
- See your package manager for details
If you know about additional telnet applications, please email us: firstname.lastname@example.org