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[[File:Notcurses-0.4.0-bling.png|640px|center|Contact sheet from Notcurses 0.4.0 demo]]  
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==Features==
* Optional use of "alternate screen" where available (<tt>smcup</tt>/<tt>rmcup</tt> terminfo capabilities)
* All APIs use 24-bit 8bpc RGB color natively
** Color is quantized down for indexed palette terminals
* Transparency/semi-transparency
** Lower planes can affect color of higher translucent ones
* Full support for Unicode, including wide glyphs and bidirectional text
** Composed keys (number pad, etc.) are mapped into Private Supplementary Area B
* Image/video support via ffmpeg
* Subregion fade in/out
* Linear interpolation for line color


==Releases==
==Releases==

Revision as of 02:48, 20 December 2019

My library for building complex, vibrant textual user interfaces (TUIs) on modern terminal emulators. It does not use Ncurses (though it does make use of libtinfo from that package), nor is it an X/Open Curses source-compatible replacement.

Source and issue-tracking live at Github.

Contact sheet from Notcurses 0.4.0 demo

Features

  • Optional use of "alternate screen" where available (smcup/rmcup terminfo capabilities)
  • All APIs use 24-bit 8bpc RGB color natively
    • Color is quantized down for indexed palette terminals
  • Transparency/semi-transparency
    • Lower planes can affect color of higher translucent ones
  • Full support for Unicode, including wide glyphs and bidirectional text
    • Composed keys (number pad, etc.) are mapped into Private Supplementary Area B
  • Image/video support via ffmpeg
  • Subregion fade in/out
  • Linear interpolation for line color

Releases

Release Date Key features
0.9.0 2019-12-18 Recognize COLORTERM, damage map, quantized colors, _yx API extensions, alignment
0.4.0 2019-12-05 Cell API, input, resize handling
0.3.0 2019-12-02 Video support, transparent planes, fades
0.2.0 2019-12-02 Panelreels, image support
0.1.0 2019-11-30 Ncplanes, basic output


See Also