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Modern TUI calendar and task manager

Project description


Modern TUI calendar and task manager with customizable interface. Manages your events and tasks, displays birthdays from your abook, and can import events and tasks from calcurse and taskwarrior.

See documentation for more information.



  • Vim keys
  • View tasks and events from .ics files synced with clouds
  • Operation with fewest key presses possible
  • Todo list with subtasks, deadlines, and timers
  • Birthdays of your abook contacts
  • Import of events and tasks from calcurse and taskwarrior
  • Icons according to the name ✈ ⛷ ⛱
  • Private events and tasks •••••
  • Plain text database in your folder for cloud sync
  • Customizable colors, icons, and other features
  • Resize and mobile friendly
  • Current weather ⛅
  • Support for Persian calendar


Linux and Mac OS

There are several ways to install:

pipx install calcure - the up-to-date version from PyPi. You may need to install pipx first.

yay -S calcure - AUR package is available. Upvote to support the project!

calcure is also available as NixOS package (outdated).


  1. Install Windows Terminal app from the app store
  2. Install python 3.x also from the app store (if you just type python in the Windows Terminal app it will offer you to install)
  3. Install the program and libraries by typing in the Windows Terminal pip install windows-curses calcure
  4. Now you can finally run it by typing in the Windows Terminal python -m calcure

Upgrade to the most recent version

pipx upgrade calcure


  • python 3.7 and higher (usually already installed)
  • holidays, jdatetime, icalendar, and taskw python libraries (should be installed automatically with the calcure).
  • windows-curses on Windows


Run calcure in your terminal. You may need to restart your terminal after the install.

Syncing with cloud calendars

This page in documentation shows examples how to sync and display in read-only mode events and tasks from Nextcloud, Google, and other calendars.

User arguments

Various user arguments can be added started in special mods add tasks and events etc.

Key bindings

List of all key bindings can be accessed in the wiki and via ? key in the program.


Example of config.ini file and explanations of all settings are available in the documentation. On the first run, program will create a config.ini file where you can edit parameters, colors, and icons at ~/.config/calcure/config.ini.


Typical problems and solutions are described in documentation. If you faced a new problem, don't hesitate to open an issue.


Full information about contribution is available in the documentation.


I am not a professional developer and work on open-source projects in my free time. If you'd like to support the development, consider donations via buymeacoffee or cryptocurrencies:

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