Zenity AlternativesShells and other similar apps like Zenity
Yad (yet another dialog) is a fork of Zenity with many improvements, such as custom buttons, additional dialogs, pop-up menu in notification icon and more. It's useful for creating quick and easy GUIs for shell and batch scripting.
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- - Yad is the most popular Linux alternative to Zenity.
- - Yad is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to Zenity.
Opinions about Yad as a Alternative to ZenityAlmost everyone thinks Yad is a great Zenity alternative.
Bash functions library for *BSD and GNU/Linux that aims to give simple GUI functions using yad, gtkdialog, kdialog, zenity, Xdialog, (c)dialog, whiptail or bash builtins depending on KDE or GNOME running or not, Yad/Gtkdialog/Xdialog installed or not and, eventually, X...Suggest and vote on features
kdialog allows you to display dialog boxes from shell scripts. The syntax is very much inspired from the "dialog" command (which shows text mode dialogs).Suggest and vote on features
wxWidgets is an excellent framework that enables the creation of multi-platform applications with and without a graphical user interface. There are several applications that help create dialogs visually, even so, some practical problems have led me to start the development of a...
- - wxFormBuilder is the most popular Windows & Mac alternative to Zenity.
wxDev-C++ is an extension of Bloodshed Dev-C++ by Colin Laplace et. al. This program helps you to create dialogs and frames for wxWidgets visually using a form designer.Suggest and vote on features
The project is no longer developed. Last version, 7.4.2, released in June 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.
display a message or query in a window (X-based /bin/echo).Suggest and vote on features
- Command line interfacexmessage either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
Comments about xmessage as a Alternative to Zenitypros, cons and recent commentsGuest
In case you only have to display a message, and do not want to need a large part of the gnome environment.1
Xmessage displays a (GUI) window containing a message from the command line, a file, or standard input (from its man page). It is pretty basic and won't win any beauty contests, but it gets the job done and has quite a few handy options.0Guest
it work form shell command line0
wxGlade is a GUI designer written in Python with the popular GUI toolkit wxPython, that helps you create wxWidgets/wxPython user interfaces. At the moment it can generate Python, C++, Perl, Lisp and XRC (wxWidgets' XML resources) code.Suggest and vote on features
display dialog boxes from shell scripts. Curses based. Works in console mode.Suggest and vote on features
- Command line interfacedialog either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
MessagePop is a simple application designed to help you convey a message to the computer user. The program allows you to specify the message text and the other parameters from the command line.Suggest and vote on features
Visualwx aims to be the ultimate RAD tool, designed for c++, python, perl, ruby, lua and wxWidgets. Still there are many things to do, but we've achieved considerable progress.Discontinued
Last version seems to be VisualWx 0.87.6.0 Alfa April 13 2007, see http://visualwx.altervista.org/downloads.php. There is no version for Python 3.