Visor – Mac OSX shortcut to launch Terminal
After installing it, your terminal hides until being summoned via a keyboard hotkey. At that point, it pops into view from the top of the screen (though this can be customized if you desire). I find it really declutters my desktop, as I no longer need to devote screen real estate to the terminal. Instead, it’s hidden until I need it.
Due to the way it’s packaged (as a SIMBL plugin that modifies the Terminal app itself), it is unobtrusive, incorporating its settings into the Terminal app itself as opposed to requiring a separate app in your dock or quick launch bar. It’s simple and works flawlessly. Can’t ask for much more in a piece of free software.