Open Source BearLibTerminal Alternatives

    BearLibTerminal is described as 'library that creates a terminal-like window facilitating flexible textual output and uncomplicated input processing'. There are three alternatives to BearLibTerminal for various platforms. The most liked alternative is ncurses, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like BearLibTerminal are rot.js (Free, Open Source) and libtcod (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Feb 13, 2016

    • ncurses (new curses) is a programming library that provides an API which allows the programmer to write text-based user interfaces in a terminal-independent manner.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
    • rot.js is a set of JavaScript libraries, designed to help with a roguelike development in browser environment.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online


    • libtcod is a free, fast, portable and uncomplicated API for roguelike developers providing an advanced true color console, input, and lots of other utilities frequently used in roguelikes.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Haiku