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Utilities

iTerm2 has a collection of shell scripts that help you take advantage of some of its unique features. When you install Shell Integration, you're asked if you'd like to install the Utilities Package as well. This page describes these utilities.

Components

The Utilities Package contains the following programs:

imgcat

The imgcat program displays images inline in your terminal.

It supports all standard image formats, including animated GIFs.

Usage:
imgcat filename [filename...]

or

cat image | imgcat

it2dl

The it2dl program downloads files. This is useful when you are ssh'ed to a remote host. The downloaded files are placed in your Downloads folder.

Usage:
it2dl filename

Location

The Utilities Package places shell scripts in $HOME/.iterm2/ and creates aliases to them at the bottom of $HOME/.iterm2_shell_integration.$SHELL.