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Original author(s) Mark Hessling, William McBrine
Initial release November 26, 2001; 15 years ago (2001-11-26)
Stable release
3.4 / September 9, 2008; 8 years ago (2008-09-09)
Preview release
r217980 / November 12, 2015; 19 months ago (2015-11-12)
Operating system DOS, OS/2, Win32, X11, SDL
Platform Cross-platform
Available in English
Type C library, User interface
License MIT license, Public domain
Website pdcurses.sourceforge.net

PDCurses is a public domain curses programming library for DOS, OS/2, Windows, X11 and SDL. While development of the original curses library halted in the mid-1990s, the development of ncurses and PDcurses continued. PDcurses implements most of the functions available in the original X/Open and System V R4 curses. Development started in 1987 to support the editor THE. It supports many compilers for these platforms. The X11 port lets one recompile existing text-mode curses programs to produce native X11 applications.

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