Updated: 07/31/2022 by Computer Hope

Cmd may refer to any of the following:

Windows DOS command prompt window

1. An abbreviation for command, cmd is a Microsoft Windows command that opens the Windows command-line interpreter know as Command Prompt.


Windows 95 and 98 users can only enter the command line by typing command. All other versions of Windows accept command or cmd.

2. Cmd is an abbreviation for the Command key found on Apple Macintosh computers.

Command line, Keyboard terms, MS-DOS, Operating system terms