Frequently Asked Questions

*) What is FireCMD?
-> FireCMD is a software package containing a set of tools such as FireCMD command shell, console emulator, FireTXT text editor and various other bundled programs.


*) Who are FireCMD's users?
-> Our primarily users are Developers, System Administrators, Programmers, Technical Support, Computer Science Students and corporate IT departments. Though FireCMD can also be used by normal computer users for powerful interaction with their computer. It is so intuitive and user friendly that even a novice user who is scared of command line will start loving it.


*) Why should I use FireCMD shell?
-> FireCMD command shell has features like recursive aliases, command substitution using files, HTML and CSS support, file and directory path auto-completion etc. which makes it a next generation command shell. It also remembers command history and last working directory for next session. It has an user-friendly interface unlike the traditional console based command interpreters. FireCMD can be really helpful for developers and system administrators and it can increase your productivity.


*) Is FireCMD a freeware?
-> No, FireCMD is not a freeware. Though trial copy allows users to try the software for free for a limited number of launches. Trial copy has no restrictions implied on the features.


*) Is there a 64-bit version of FireCMD?
-> There is a 64-bit friendly version of FireCMD which can be downloaded from the Downloads Page. Note that it is not a complete 64 bit version. The main core is 32 bit with only some components being 64 bit.


*) What is UWIN?
-> Uwin is a Unix to Windows Integration Toolkit that gives you all the features of a traditional UNIX operating system on a Windows OS. It provides a virtual UNIX environment on Windows. Most of the utilities were developed by AT&T.


*) What is GCLI?
-> Graphical Command Line Interface (GCLI) is a new human-computer interface conceived and developed by Akash Shastri. It merges the power of CLI (Command Line Interface) and user friendliness of GUI (Graphical User Interface). For more information check this link: GCLI meaning and advantages.


*) Is it called GCLI because user types command in a window instead of a console?
-> No, FireCMD is not a GCLI merely because the user types commands in a GUI window, but it is more a GCLI because it provides a set of features and programs which enables users to interact using a mouse with GUI components such as dialog boxes to get the output once they have pressed the return key after typing the command.


*) Where can I find the user manual?
-> Documentation can be accessed from the Help menu -> Help Contents of the application window. Online documentaion can be found here: FireCMD Documentation


*) Where can I get support?
-> You can ask us any queries by sending us email at support@brainasoft.com. Also check our Support Page.