[[http://www.nyctergatis.com/creole/|Nyctergatis Markup Engine]] (NME) is an open-source
implementation of a Creole parser written in C. More background about its objectives with
respect to Creole can be found in [[YvesPiguet]] page. NME is used in the scientific software
[[http://www.calerga.com|Sysquake 4]] for reports and help files.
It is not linked to any wiki, but you can try its
It has the following [features|http://nyctergatis.com/creole/doc.html]:

**[[Creole 1.0]] features:**
* bold, italic
* unordered lists and ordered lists with nesting
* headings
* links, hooks for autolinks
* paragraphs
* line breaks
* block preformatted
* horizontal rule
* tables with headings
* images, including in links
* inline nowiki (optionally rendered in monospace)
* escape character
* plugins and placeholders

* definition lists
* indented text
* monospace, underline, superscript, subscript
* all these additions can be disabled separately

**Parser features:**
* C library and command-line application, C++ and Python glue
* one pass, based on a state machine
* many options: support for "blog-like paragraphs" where line breaks are paragraph separators, heading numbering, and many features (links, images, styles, etc) can be disabled independently
* support for automatic conversion of text patterns, such as CamelCase words or URL to links, smileys to images, etc.
* link translation
* the parser is as forgiving as possible, producing valid output even with unbalanced markup
* conversion to HTML, RTF, LaTeX, plain text, Creole, man page, JSPWiki, or customized
* conversion for GTK+ (cross-platform) and MFC (Windows)
* style information can be extracted separately, with byte or unicode indices
* plugins where output can be written directly with target format or translated from Creole
* open-source (new BSD license)
* last update: 25 August 2008
* the sandbox has now (3 Nov 07) an output format for slides, and a [[http://www.nyctergatis.com/creole/slides.creole|presentation of NME]] as an example; each level-2 heading starts a new slide, and the first slide, which contains a level-1 heading, centers text