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A light-weight, multilingual text editor.

Katoob is a light-weight, multi lingual, BIDI-aware text editor. It supports opening and saving files in multiple encodings. The main support was for the Arabic language but other languages are also supported.



Verified by

Verified on


Verified by

Ted Teah

Verified on

3 April 2007

Leaders and contributors

Mohammed Sameer Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://home.foolab.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/projects/katoob/
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/katoob
DeveloperMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.arabeyes.org/mailman/listinfo/developer

Software prerequisites


"Debian (Ref)" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.

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