Tag Archives: 2020

Chafa by Hans Petter Jansson converts images and video to text for terminals. We posted about it before but there are new example images that demonstrates how e.g colour and character sets affect the results.

Original

16 colours, compatible with many terminals

24-bit colour

2 default terminal colours and allows control codes for inverted characters.

240 fixed colours

No colours, no control.

Original

ASCII-fill (16 colours)

Braille fill (16 colours)

No fill (16 colours)

More examples and info

Examples from clankill3r’s P5 Terminal Graphics, which uses the terminal to show things programmed in Processing.

The logotype of Football Association of Iceland, designed by Brandenburg. It consists of a dragon, a bull, a griffin and a giant within a diamond shaped design. Read more.

By Mònica Losada using Excel and an online cross-stitch pattern generator. From her Instagram.

ASCII Moiré Explorer, by Andreas Gysin 2020. Real-time version and code available here.

Nancy Middlebrook: Norway #3. via garadinervi

ANSI by Discofunk 1974, taken from a great new pack from Lazarus.

Each frame is drawn by a particular student, using glyphdrawing.club. Source

Each frame is drawn by a different student, using glyphdrawing.club.

Source

From Asciicker, a 3D ASCII/ANSI-style game by Gumix. Try it out at asciicker.com or check the video in HD. It’s still a work in progress.



Good Night, Sir Floyd by Irokos, 2020. 500 columns and 300 lines of Amiga ASCII with a few ANSI-characters. Full resolution image available here.