The Howl Editor

A general purpose, fast and lightweight editor with a keyboard-centric minimalistic user interface.

Built on LuaJIT and fully programmable using Lua or Moonscript.

What is it?

Howl is a general purpose editor that aims to be both lightweight and fully customizable. It is built on top of the very fast LuaJIT runtime, and can be extended in either Lua or Moonscript. It has a minimalistic UI driven mainly by the keyboard.

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Try it out!

Howl version 0.6 was released on 2019-04-05. Howl source is available on GitHub and released under the MIT license. Howl is developed on Linux and should build cleanly at least on Linux, FreeBSD and OpenBSD. Porting to other operating systems should be possible.

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