This is Supercat's homepage. Supercat is a program that colorizes text based on matching
regular expressions/strings/characters. Supercat supports html output as well
as standard ASCII text. Unlike some text-colorizing programs that exist,
Supercat does not require you to have to be a programmer to make colorization rules.
If you have written a supercat config file for a standard file type please do not
hesitate to contact me at "bug-spc (at) nosredna (dot) net" for possible inclusion in the
Here is an example page of Supercat's work on Gentoo's emerge.log
Supercat's html output
And here is the corresponding configuration file.
Download Latest Version (0.5.8 | 2022-01-01):
1. Updated the man page for last year's new -e and -E cmd-line colorization options
2. Increased the max number of instruction lines in the config file from 16 to 256
Last updated: January 1, 2022