Terminal.app gets facelift for OS X Lion

When OS X 10.7 ships later this summer, one of its least used yet most beloved system applications will be getting a gorgeous new facelift.

Starting with Lion, Terminal.app will not only gain the ability to adjust the blur on transparent terminal windows, as seen in the above screenshot, but program will finally get a true full-screen mode, perfect for immersive late night sys rooting (not to mention Nethack all-niters).

Even better? Full-screen Terminal works great with Lion’s new multitouch gestures.

Full screen Terminal is made even more interesting when combined with some of the new multitouch gestures; a four fingered sideways swipe on a touchpad will smoothly slide between full screen apps and desktops.

Here’s what one of those transitions looks like under Lion:


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