Highlight 3.30

4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 (104 votes)


Mac, Unix, Windows (All) / Open Source / 12,069 downloads

Highlight is a universal source code converter which transforms code to HTML, XHTML, RTF, LaTeX, TEX, SVG and BBCode files with syntax highlighting. (X)HTML and SVG output is formatted by CSS. It supports customizable color theme and language descriptions with regular expressions. The configuration files are Lua scripts with plug-in support. The tool contains several options to provide a consistent formatting of the output code.

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  • Latest Changes

    - Fixed RTF output of UTF-8 input; needs input encoding set to utf-8

    - Fixed XML comment recognition (thanks to Mani)

    - Data search directories were appended to the result of --list-scripts

    - Revised older syntax definitions

    - Updated base URLs of bash_ref_linuxmanpages and cpp_ref_qtproject plug-ins

    - GUI: added system copy and paste shortcuts for clipboard functions

Reviews of Highlight

  1. 1 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 3.27 (Jan 25, 2016)

    Missing the mIRC (mSL) scripting language support!!!

  2. 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 3.26 (Jan 16, 2016)

    I haven't needed a program like this in years, but just on the day when I had to document the logic of a couple of Java programs using pseudo-code, I find out about this program. I'm sure I'll find even more uses for Highlight, but this one use saved me a ton of time

  3. 4 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 3.17 (Feb 17, 2014)


  4. 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 3.15 (Sep 25, 2013)

    very useful!

  5. 4 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 3.15 (Aug 24, 2013)


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