A simple non-bloated, easy to use, annotation based command line option
parser for Java.

Just annotate your classes and make them known to the option parser.
Look at for a small example.

License of the source code is the GPL version 3 or later.
If you don't received the license text go to:

Comments/Suggestions to:
Georg Sauthoff <>
Georg Sauthoff <>

Test it via:

$ make
$ javac -classpath ./optparse.jar 
$ java -classpath ./optparse.jar:. Main -h
-w                                       enables window mode
-p, --prefix        PATH                 
-l, --window-size   0..1000              
-a, --algebras      buyer|seller         
--special           INT                  magic value
-h, --help                               shows this nice help screen