Understanding Visor: Essential Guide to Its Uses and Benefits

If you’re a fan of Quake and always tinkering with the Terminal, you’ll definitely appreciate Visor.

Developed by the creators of Quicksilver, which has already won over many tech enthusiasts, Visor offers an innovative Terminal modification.

This tool allows you to access a Terminal console via a hotkey, no matter what else you’re engaged in on your computer.

With a simple keystroke, a Terminal window elegantly slides down from the top of your screen.


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