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08 Aug 2021
- Joe Wilm
Tags:foss development cli shell bash powershell cmd posix unix linux gnu cygwin msys msys2 mingw graphical console emulator hardware gpu terminal admin
0.9.0 | Updated: 08 Aug 2021
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This package was approved as a trusted package on 08 Aug 2021.
Alacritty is a modern terminal emulator that comes with sensible defaults, but
allows for extensive configuration. By integrating with other
applications, rather than reimplementing their functionality, it manages to
provide a flexible set of features with high performance.
The supported platforms currently consist of BSD, Linux, macOS and Windows.
The software is considered to be at a beta level of readiness; there are
a few missing features and bugs to be fixed, but it is already used by many as
a daily driver.
You can find an overview over the features available in Alacritty here.
- Announcing Alacritty, a GPU-Accelerated Terminal Emulator January 6, 2017
- A short talk about Alacritty at the Rust Meetup January 2017 (starts at 57:00)
- Alacritty Lands Scrollback, Publishes Benchmarks September 17, 2018
- Version 0.3.0 Release Announcement April 07, 2019
- Version 0.5.0 Release Announcement July 31, 2020
You can find the default configuration file with documentation for all available
fields on the GitHub releases page for each release.
Alacritty doesn't create the config file for you, but it looks for one in the
On Windows, the config file should be located at:
A guideline about contributing to Alacritty can be found in the
Is it really the fastest terminal emulator?
Benchmarking terminal emulators is complicated. Alacritty uses
vtebench to quantify terminal emulator
throughput and manages to consistently score better than the competition using
it. If you have found an example where this is not the case, please report a
Other aspects like latency or framerate and frame consistency are more difficult
to quantify. Some terminal emulators also intentionally slow down to save
resources, which might be preferred by some users.
If you have doubts about Alacritty's performance or usability, the best way to
quantify terminal emulators is always to test them with your specific
Why isn't feature X implemented?
Alacritty has many great features, but not every feature from every other
terminal. This could be for a number of reasons, but sometimes it's just not a
good fit for Alacritty. This means you won't find things like tabs or splits
(which are best left to a window manager or [terminal multiplexer][tmux]) nor
niceties like a GUI config editor.
Alacritty discussions can be found in
#alacritty on freenode.
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|Alacritty 0.9.0||1414||Sunday, August 8, 2021||Approved|
|Alacritty 0.8.0||2162||Wednesday, May 19, 2021||Approved|
|Alacritty 0.7.2||2234||Thursday, March 4, 2021||Approved|
|Alacritty 0.7.1||1707||Tuesday, January 12, 2021||Approved|
|Alacritty 0.7.0||190||Monday, January 11, 2021||Approved|
|Alacritty 0.6.0||1524||Wednesday, November 25, 2020||Approved|
|Alacritty 0.5.0||2832||Monday, August 3, 2020||Approved|
|Alacritty 0.4.3.20200606||3122||Saturday, June 6, 2020||Approved|
|Alacritty 0.4.2.20200403||3824||Saturday, April 4, 2020||Approved|
|Alacritty 0.4.1||3964||Thursday, January 23, 2020||Approved|
|Alacritty 0.4.1-rc3||84||Thursday, January 23, 2020||Approved|
|Alacritty 0.4.0||2208||Tuesday, November 26, 2019||Approved|
|Alacritty 0.4.0-rc5||91||Tuesday, November 26, 2019||Approved|
|Alacritty 0.4.0-rc4||94||Tuesday, November 26, 2019||Approved|
|Alacritty 0.4.0-rc3||93||Tuesday, November 26, 2019||Approved|
|Alacritty 0.4.0-rc2||87||Wednesday, November 20, 2019||Approved|
|Alacritty 0.3.3||4264||Thursday, June 20, 2019||Approved|
|Alacritty 0.3.3-rc2||135||Thursday, June 20, 2019||Approved|
|Alacritty 0.3.3-rc1||87||Thursday, June 20, 2019||Approved|
|Alacritty 0.3.2||2013||Wednesday, April 24, 2019||Approved|
|Alacritty 0.3.1||545||Wednesday, April 24, 2019||Approved|
|Alacritty 0.3.0||916||Tuesday, April 9, 2019||Approved|
|Alacritty 0.3.0-rc3||140||Tuesday, April 9, 2019||Exempted|
|Alacritty 0.3.0-rc2||121||Tuesday, April 2, 2019||Exempted|
|Alacritty 0.3.0-rc1||111||Tuesday, April 2, 2019||Exempted|
|Alacritty 0.2.9||874||Monday, March 18, 2019||Approved|
|Alacritty 0.2.8||134||Monday, March 18, 2019||Approved|
|Alacritty 0.2.7||238||Thursday, March 14, 2019||Approved|
|Alacritty 0.2.6||141||Thursday, March 14, 2019||Approved|
|Alacritty 0.2.5||148||Thursday, March 14, 2019||Approved|
|Alacritty 0.2.4||315||Friday, March 1, 2019||Approved|
|Alacritty 0.2.3||126||Thursday, February 28, 2019||Approved|
|Alacritty 0.2.1||293||Wednesday, February 27, 2019||Approved|
Copyright (C) 2017 - 2021 Joe Wilm
- Minimum Rust version has been bumped to 1.46.0
Mode field for regex hint bindings
Regression in rendering performance with dense grids since 0.6.0
Crash/Freezes with partially visible fullwidth characters due to alt screen resize
Incorrect vi cursor position after invoking
Slow PTY read performance with extremely dense grids
Crash when resizing during vi mode
Unintentional text selection range change after leaving vi mode
Deadlock on Windows during high frequency output
Search without vi mode not starting at the correct location when scrolled into history
Crash when starting a vi mode search from the bottommost line
Original scroll position not restored after canceling search
Clipboard copy skipping non-empty cells when encountering an interrupted tab character
Vi mode cursor moving downward when scrolled in history with active output
Crash when moving fullwidth characters off the side of the terminal in insert mode
Broken bitmap font rendering with FreeType 2.11+
Crash with non-utf8 font paths on Linux
Newly installed fonts not rendering until Alacritty restart
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