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libedit is described as 'This is an autotool- and libtoolized port of the NetBSD Editline library (libedit). This Berkeley-style licensed command line editor library provides generic line editing, history, and tokenization functions, similar to those found in GNU Readline' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are three alternatives to libedit for Linux, Mac, Windows and BSD. The best alternative is GNU readline, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like libedit are replxx and Linenoise.

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This is an autotool- and libtoolized port of the NetBSD Editline library (libedit). This Berkeley-style licensed command...

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  1. GNU readline

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
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    GNU readline is a software library that provides line-editing and history capabilities for interactive programs with a command-line interface. It allows users to move the text cursor, search the command history, control a kill ring (a more flexible version of a copy/paste...

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    • replxx

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
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      A readline and libedit replacement that supports UTF-8, syntax highlighting, hints and Unixes and Windows, and is BSD licensed.

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      1.  Syntax Highlightingreplxx supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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      • Linenoise

        • FreeOpen Source
        • Mac
        • Linux
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        "A minimal, zero-config, BSD licensed, readline replacement used in Redis, MongoDB, and Android."

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