Commander VS Swift Argument Parser

Compare Commander vs Swift Argument Parser and see what are their differences.


Compose beautiful command line interfaces in Swift (by kylef)

Swift Argument Parser

Straightforward, type-safe argument parsing for Swift (by apple)
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Commander Swift Argument Parser
0 4
1,517 2,916
- 1.1%
0.0 6.9
about 1 year ago 28 days ago
Swift Swift
BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License Apache License 2.0
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Posts with mentions or reviews of Commander. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning Commander yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

Swift Argument Parser

Posts with mentions or reviews of Swift Argument Parser. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-01-31.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Commander and Swift Argument Parser you can also consider the following projects:


zx - A tool for writing better scripts

Guaka - The smartest and most beautiful (POSIX compliant) Command line framework for Swift 🤖

Swiftline - Swiftline is a set of tools to help you create command line applications.

Colors - Terminal Colors for Swift


CommandCougar - Simple & Elegant Command Line Interfaces in Swift

Scaffold - Tool for generating code from Stencil templates, similar to rails gen

Progress.swift - :hourglass: Add beautiful progress bars to your loops.

ColorizeSwift - Terminal string styling for Swift.

SwiftCLI - A powerful framework for developing CLIs in Swift

SwiftShell - A Swift framework for shell scripting.