A program that allows you to count your code, quickly.
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Tokei is a program that displays statistics about your code. Tokei will show number of files, total lines within those files and code, comments, and blanks grouped by language.

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This is tokei running on its own directory

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Features

  • Tokei is very fast, check out our comparison document to see how Tokei's speed compares to others.

  • Tokei is accurate, Tokei correctly handles multi line comments, nested comments, and not counting comments that are in strings. Providing an accurate code statistics.

  • Tokei has huge range of languages, supporting over 150 languages, and their various extensions.

  • Tokei can output in multiple formats(CBOR, JSON, TOML, YAML) allowing Tokei's output to be easily stored, and reused. These can also be reused in tokei combining a previous run's statistics with another set.

  • Tokei is available on Mac, Linux, and Windows. See installation instructions for how to get Tokei on your platform.

  • Tokei is also a library allowing you to easily integrate it with other projects.

Installation

Automatic

Arch Linux

$ pacman -S tokei

Cargo

$ cargo install tokei

Conda

$ conda install -c conda-forge tokei

Fedora

$ sudo dnf install tokei

FreeBSD

$ pkg install tokei

Homebrew

$ brew install tokei

Nix/NixOS

$ nix-env -i tokei

Manual

You can download prebuilt binaries in the releases section, or create from source.

$ git clone https://github.com/Aaronepower/tokei.git
$ cd tokei
$ cargo build --release
Linux
# sudo mv target/release/tokei /usr/local/bin
OSX
# sudo mv target/release/tokei /usr/local/bin/tokei
Windows
  • Create a folder for tokei
  • search for env
  • open "edit your enviroment variables"
  • edit PATH
  • append folder path to the end of the string ie: <path_stuff_here>;C:/tokei/;

How to use Tokei

Basic usage

This is the basic way to use tokei. Which will report on the code in ./foo and all subfolders.

$ tokei ./foo

Multiple folders

To have tokei report on multiple folders in the same call simply add a comma, or a space followed by another path.

$ tokei ./foo ./bar ./baz
$ tokei ./foo, ./bar, ./baz

Excluding folders

Tokei will respect all .gitignore and .ignore files, and you can use the --exclude option to exclude any additional files. The --exclude flag has the same semantics as .gitignore.

$ tokei ./foo --exclude *.rs

Sorting output

By default tokei sorts alphabetically by language name, however using --sort tokei can also sort by any of the columns.

blanks, code, comments, lines

$ tokei ./foo --sort code

Outputting file statistics

By default tokei only outputs the total of the languages, and using --files flag tokei can also output individual file statistics.

$ tokei ./foo --files

Outputting into different formats

Tokei normally outputs into a nice human readable format designed for terminals. There is also using the --output option various other formats that are more useful for bringing the data into another program.

Note: This version of tokei was compiled without any serialization formats, to enable serialization, reinstall tokei with the features flag.

  ALL:
  cargo install tokei --features all

  JSON:
  cargo install tokei --features json

  CBOR:
  cargo install tokei --features cbor

  YAML:
  cargo install tokei --features yaml

  CBOR:
  cargo install tokei --features cbor

Currently supported formats

  • JSON --output json
  • YAML --output yaml
  • TOML --output toml
  • CBOR --output cbor
$ tokei ./foo --output json

Reading in stored formats

Tokei can also take in the outputted formats added in the previous results to it's current run. Tokei can take either a path to a file, the format passed in as a value to the option, or from stdin.

$ tokei ./foo --input ./stats.json

Options

tokei 7.0.1
Aaron P. <theaaronepower@gmail.com> + Contributors
A utility that allows you to count code, quickly.

USAGE:
    tokei [FLAGS] [OPTIONS] [--] [input]...

FLAGS:
    -f, --files        Will print out statistics on individual files.
    -h, --help         Prints help information
    -l, --languages    Prints out supported languages and their extensions.
    -V, --version      Prints version information
    -v, --verbose      Set log output level:
                                1: to show unknown file extensions,
                                2: reserved for future debugging,
                                3: enable file level trace. Not recommended on multiple files

OPTIONS:
    -e, --exclude <exclude>...    Ignore all files & directories containing the word.
    -i, --input <file_input>      Gives statistics from a previous tokei run. Can be given a file path, or "stdin" to
                                  read from stdin.
    -o, --output <output>         Outputs Tokei in a specific format. [values: cbor, json, toml, yaml]
    -s, --sort <sort>             Sort languages based on column [values: files, lines, blanks, code, comments]

ARGS:
    <input>...    The input file(s)/directory(ies) to be counted.

Badges

Tokei has support for badges. For example .

[![](https://tokei.rs/b1/github/Aaronepower/tokei)](https://github.com/Aaronepower/tokei).

Tokei's URL scheme is as follows.

https://tokei.rs/b1/{host: values: github|gitlab}/{Repo Owner eg: Aaronepower}/{Repo name eg: tokei}

By default the badge will show the repo's LoC(Lines of Code), you can also specify for it to show a different category, by using the ?category= query string. It can be either code, blanks, files, lines, comments, Example show total lines:

[![](https://tokei.rs/b1/github/Aaronepower/tokei?category=lines)](https://github.com/Aaronepower/tokei).

Plugins

Thanks to contributors tokei is now available as a plugin for some text editors.

Supported Languages

If there is a language that you want added, feel free to submit a pull request with the following information. If you're unsure have a look at languages.json to see how other languages are defined.

  • Name of language
  • File Extension(s)
  • The comment syntax (Does it have block comments? is it the same as C?)
  • The string literal syntax
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C Shell
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C++ Header
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Handlebars
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Module-Definition
MSBuild
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Perl6
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Prolog
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Ruby
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XSL
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XCode Config
XML
Xtend
YAML
Zig
Zsh

Common issues

Tokei says I have a lot of D code, but I know there is no D code!

This is likely due to gcc generating .d files. Until the D people decide on a different file extension, you can always exclude .d files using the -e --exclude flag like so

$ tokei . -e *.d

Canonical Source

The canonical source of this repo is hosted on GitHub. If you have a GitHub account, please make your issues, and pull requests there.

Copyright and License

(C) Copyright 2015 by Aaron Power and contributors

See CONTRIBUTORS.md for a full list of contributors.

Tokei is distributed under the terms of both the MIT license and the Apache License (Version 2.0).

See LICENCE-APACHE, LICENCE-MIT for more information.