w3m 0.5.3

A text-based web browser as well as a pager like `more' or `less'
w3m is a text-based web browser as well as a pager like `more' or `less'. Moreover, w3m can be used as a text formatting tool which typesets HTML into plain text.

With w3m you can browse web pages through Unix text mode, or consoles

Main features:

  • When reading HTML document, you can follow links and view images (using external image viewer).
  • It has 'internet message mode', which determines the type of document from header. If the Content-Type: field of the document is text/html, that document is displayed as HTML document.
  • You can change URL description like 'http://hogege.net' in plain text into link to that URL.

last updated on:
January 24th, 2011, 10:16 GMT
developed by:
Akinori Ito
license type:
MIT/X Consortium License 
ROOT \ Internet \ HTTP (WWW)


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What's New in This Release:
  • This long overdue release collects changes committed to CVS during the last four years. Several minor vulnerabilities were resolved.
  • Support was added for xterm-incompatible terminals without gpm.
  • An option to ignore the "wrong number of dots" error messages from cookies was added.
  • Spaces in multibyte context are now properly preserved.
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