Mrxvt is a multi-tabbed X terminal emulator based on rxvt. It is portable, lightweight and fast. It supports psuedo-transparency, background image (JPEG/PNG/XPM), tinting, NeXT/Rxvt/Xterm/SGI style scrollbar, multi-languages (CJK), XIM, freetype font...28 weekly downloads
Source library for auto-detection of terminal properties, for use in screen-oriented applications (like text editors) in a text-mode terminal. Detects: terminal encoding (esp. Unicode), wide/combining characters support, CJK support, Unicode version...