Glow — Render Markdown on the CLI

Glow is a terminal based markdown reader designed from the ground up to bring out the beauty — and power — of the CLI.

Installation per Homebrew

brew install glow

Once installed, you can open files in several ways:

# Read from file

# Read from stdin
glow -

# Fetch README from GitHub / GitLab

# Fetch markdown from HTTP
glow https://host.tld/

Glow — Render markdown on the CLI, with pizzazz! 💅🏻 →

Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a frontend web developer from Belgium, working as a Chrome Developer Relations Engineer at Google. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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1 Comment

  1. Dear

    Thank you for sharing your work. I enjoy using it.
    Would it be possible to add 2 options? The characters I use are random:
    -e count line numbers with text
    -z count all line number incl. empty lines

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