colorama allows you to print text in color on the terminal.


- Cross platform (Windows, *nix)
- Works with Python 3.x
- Is an active open source project.

I use colorama while debugging. Currently working on a software that produces logs sized 1–2GBs per day, tail -f coupled with colorama allows for quick visual identification of messages as thosands of lines scroll by.

Here is simple code snippet to get you started.

colorama code snippet

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