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sindresorhus committed Jun 30, 2017
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[![Build Status](https://travis-ci.org/chalk/chalk.svg?branch=master)](https://travis-ci.org/chalk/chalk) [![Coverage Status](https://coveralls.io/repos/github/chalk/chalk/badge.svg?branch=master)](https://coveralls.io/github/chalk/chalk?branch=master) [![](https://img.shields.io/badge/unicorn-approved-ff69b4.svg)](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9auOCbH5Ns4) [![XO code style](https://img.shields.io/badge/code_style-XO-5ed9c7.svg)](https://github.com/sindresorhus/xo)

[colors.js](https://github.com/Marak/colors.js) used to be the most popular string styling module, but it has serious deficiencies like extending `String.prototype` which causes all kinds of [problems](https://github.com/yeoman/yo/issues/68). Although there are other ones, they either do too much or not enough.

**Chalk is a clean and focused alternative.**
### [See what's new in Chalk 2](https://github.com/chalk/chalk/releases/tag/v2.0.0)

![](https://github.com/chalk/ansi-styles/raw/master/screenshot.png)

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If you're on Windows, do yourself a favor and use [`cmder`](http://cmder.net/) instead of `cmd.exe`.


## Origin story

[colors.js](https://github.com/Marak/colors.js) used to be the most popular string styling module, but it has serious deficiencies like extending `String.prototype` which causes all kinds of [problems](https://github.com/yeoman/yo/issues/68) and the package is unmaintained. Although there are other packages, they either do too much or not enough. Chalk is a clean and focused alternative.


## Related

- [chalk-cli](https://github.com/chalk/chalk-cli) - CLI for this module

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