CliWidget VS rang

Compare CliWidget vs rang and see what are their differences.


C++ library for using widgets in your CLI applications for Linux and Windows. (by lazaro92)


A Minimal, Header only Modern c++ library for terminal goodies 💄✨ (by agauniyal)
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CliWidget rang
1 3
51 1,425
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0.0 0.0
about 2 years ago 6 months ago
C++ C++
MIT License The Unlicense
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Posts with mentions or reviews of CliWidget. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-01-13.


Posts with mentions or reviews of rang. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-12-31.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing CliWidget and rang you can also consider the following projects:

Ncurses - ncurses Git mirror

Argh! - Argh! A minimalist argument handler.

indicators - Activity Indicators for Modern C++

args - A simple header-only C++ argument parser library. Supposed to be flexible and powerful, and attempts to be compatible with the functionality of the Python standard argparse library (though not necessarily the API).

termbox - Library for writing text-based user interfaces

jarro2783/cxxopts - Lightweight C++ command line option parser

Boost.Program_options - program_options module

gflags - The gflags package contains a C++ library that implements commandline flags processing. It includes built-in support for standard types such as string and the ability to define flags in the source file in which they are used. Online documentation available at:

CLI11 - CLI11 is a command line parser for C++11 and beyond that provides a rich feature set with a simple and intuitive interface.

conan - Conan - The open-source C and C++ package manager

clipp - easy to use, powerful & expressive command line argument parsing for modern C++ / single header / usage & doc generation

docopt.cpp - C++11 port of docopt