rang VS gflags

Compare rang vs gflags and see what are their differences.


A Minimal, Header only Modern c++ library for terminal goodies 💄✨ (by agauniyal)


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: (by gflags)
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rang gflags
3 4
1,445 2,794
- 0.9%
0.0 0.0
8 months ago 4 months ago
C++ C++
The Unlicense BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License
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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.


Posts with mentions or reviews of gflags. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-12-21.

What are some alternatives?

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

Boost.Program_options - Boost.org program_options module

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

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

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).

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

Vcpkg - C++ Library Manager for Windows, Linux, and MacOS

Ncurses - ncurses Git mirror

docopt.cpp - C++11 port of docopt

termbox - Library for writing text-based user interfaces

glog - C++ implementation of the Google logging module

Argh! - Argh! A minimalist argument handler.

indicators - Activity Indicators for Modern C++