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Finally, kitty is designed from the ground up to support all modern terminal features, such as Unicode, true color, bold/italic fonts, text formatting, etc. It even extends existing text formatting escape codes, to add support for features not available elsewhere, such as colored and styled (curly) underlines. One of the design goals of kitty is to be easily extensible so that new features can be added in the future with relatively little effort.
 
Finally, kitty is designed from the ground up to support all modern terminal features, such as Unicode, true color, bold/italic fonts, text formatting, etc. It even extends existing text formatting escape codes, to add support for features not available elsewhere, such as colored and styled (curly) underlines. One of the design goals of kitty is to be easily extensible so that new features can be added in the future with relatively little effort.
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kitty should not be confused with KiTTY, a fork of [[PuTTY]] for Windows.
  
 
==Features==
 
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* [https://sw.kovidgoyal.net/kitty/keyboard-protocol/ Comprehensive keyboard handling in terminals]
 
* [https://sw.kovidgoyal.net/kitty/keyboard-protocol/ Comprehensive keyboard handling in terminals]
 
* Lots more in [https://sw.kovidgoyal.net/kitty/protocol-extensions/ Terminal protocol extensions]
 
* Lots more in [https://sw.kovidgoyal.net/kitty/protocol-extensions/ Terminal protocol extensions]
 
kitty should not be confused with KiTTY, a fork of [[PuTTY]] for Windows.
 
 
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Latest revision as of 14:14, 22 October 2021


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kitty

https://sw.kovidgoyal.net/kitty/
A Wayland-native, fast, feature-rich terminal emulator written in C and Python

kitty is a terminal emulator designed for power keyboard users, though it fully supports mouse interactions as well. Its configuration is a simple, human editable, single file for easy reproducibility. Kitty is Wayland-native.

The code in kitty is designed to be simple, modular and hackable. It is written in a mix of C (for performance sensitive parts) and Python (for easy hackability of the UI). It does not depend on any large and complex UI toolkit, using only OpenGL for rendering everything. It is thus one of the few GPU-accelerated terminal emulators, along with Alacritty.

Finally, kitty is designed from the ground up to support all modern terminal features, such as Unicode, true color, bold/italic fonts, text formatting, etc. It even extends existing text formatting escape codes, to add support for features not available elsewhere, such as colored and styled (curly) underlines. One of the design goals of kitty is to be easily extensible so that new features can be added in the future with relatively little effort.

kitty should not be confused with KiTTY, a fork of PuTTY for Windows.

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Licensing

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Leaders and contributors

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
UsersGeneralhttps://www.reddit.com/r/KittyTerminal


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