What is your favorite terminal colors library?

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  • termcolor

    Cross platform terminal colors for Rust. (by BurntSushi)

    https://github.com/BurntSushi/termcolor, 345, 66k Recommended by https://blessed.rs/crates

  • colored

    (Rust) Coloring terminal so simple you already know how to do it !

    https://github.com/mackwic/colored, 1.2k, 16k

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  • owo-colors

    A zero-allocation no_std-compatible zero-cost way to add color to your Rust terminal

    https://github.com/jam1garner/owo-colors, 341, 6k Recommended by https://rust-cli-recommendations.sunshowers.io/managing-colors-in-rust.html

  • rust-ansi-term

    Rust library for ANSI terminal colours and styles (bold, underline)

  • supports-color

    Detects whether a terminal supports color, and gives details about that support

    One of those dependencies is atty which is not very alive and potentially unsound, see here for example: https://github.com/zkat/supports-color/issues/9

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