Midnight Commander is a text-mode visual filesystem browser. (It's two-pane display emulates the venerable DOS Norton Commander). Apart from browsing files and directories, copying or renaming them, searching, editing, affecting permissions, it also provides virtual (zip and other archives) and remote file access (ssh, ftp). Via Ncurses it can run on the console, in a virtual terminal, or over remote connections.
dte is a small and easy to use console text editor. Colors and bindings can be fully customized to your liking. It has some features useful to programmers, like ctags support and it can parse compiler errors, but it does not aim to become an IDE.
Siren is a text-based audio player for UNIX-like operating systems. Supported file formats include Ogg Vorbis, MP3, Opus, FLAC, AAC, WavPack, WAVE and AIFF. Playback is possible through sndio, PulseAudio, ALSA, OSS, Sun audio, PortAudio and libao. Siren is known to run on OpenBSD, NetBSD, FreeBSD, Linux and OS X.
Synodl is an ncurses-based command-line client for the DownloadStation application found on Synology NAS devices. It allows the user to manage download tasks without using DownloadStation's web UI.
"lookat" (or "bekijk" in Dutch) is a program to view text files and manual pages. It is designed to be more user-friendly than more conventional text viewers such as less. And supports colored manpages.
The ncurses (new curses) library is a freeware emulation of System V Release 4.0 curses. It uses terminfo format, supports pads and color and multiple highlights and forms characters and function-key mapping, and has all the other SYSV-curses enhancements over BSD curses. The distribution includes the library and support utilities, including a terminfo compiler tic, a decompiler infocmp, clear, tput, tset, and a termcap conversion tool captoinfo. Full manual pages are provided for the library an
major feature: These notes are for ncurses 6.0, released August 8, 2015.
This release is designed to be source-compatible with ncurses 5.0 through 5.9; providing a new application binary interface (ABI). Although the source can still be configured to support the ncurses 5 ABI, the intent of the release is to provide extensions which are generally useful, but binary-incompatible with ncurses 5:
Extend the cchar_t structure to allow more than 16 colors to be encoded.
Modify the encoding of mouse state to make room for a 5th mouse button. That allows one to use ncurses with a wheel mouse with xterm or similar X terminal emulators.
jupp is a text editor. It is highly configurable and comes, besides the standard WordStar-compatible key bindings known from the DR DOS Editor, Turbo C, and Borland C++, with the configurations known from JOE’s Own Editor, namely joe, jmacs, jpico, jstar, and rjoe. It is a portable, compact full-screen editor with comprehensive online help, full key binding configurability, user-defined macros, extensibility, hooks on file open and save, a hex editor, multiple character sets, visual spaces, synt
nSnake is a clone of the classic snake game as known from cellphones. Yet this version is played on the terminal. It utilizes ncurses, comes with custom gui-like menus, and recently even animated levels.