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Online Ascii Art Generator

Updated on July 5, 2011

What is ASCII Art Generator?

ASCII art is a graphic design technique that uses computers for presentation and consists of pictures pieced together from the 95 printable (from a total of 128) characters defined by the ASCII Standard from 1963 and ASCII compliant character sets with proprietary extended characters (beyond the 128 characters of standard 7-bit ASCII). The term is also loosely used to refer to text based art in general. ASCII art can be created with any text editor, and is often used with free-form languages. Most examples of ASCII art require a fixed-width font (non-proportional fonts, like on a traditional typewriter) such as Courier for presentation.

One of the main reasons ASCII art was born was because early printers often lacked graphics ability and thus characters were used in place of graphic marks. Also, to mark divisions between different print jobs from different users, bulk printers often used ASCII art to print large banners, making the division easier to spot so that the results could be more easily separated by a computer operator or clerk. ASCII art was also used in early e-mail when images could not be embedded. [Wikipedia]

10 Best Online ASCII Art Generator

1. Facebook ASCII Art Generator

Produces good results image too ascii art, it will produce 75 characters length. It also has a Text to ASCII converter tool and you can choose 60 fonts to choose from. Very high quality black & white ASCII generators. No image upload, but accept image URL.

2. http://photo2text.com/

Convert an image and process to a text file of the original image. Convert picture to text. Ascii Art. ascii photo, ascii image, ascii convertion, asciiart, ascii picture, convert image text, image to text, image to ascii, picture to text, text photo, convert image, convert photo, convert picture, generate text, generate ascii, generate text picture, text drawing, ascii drawing, character drawing, notepad drawing, create image text, create text image, myspace text photos, text image, images, text, characters, ANSI image.

3. http://patorjk.com/software/taag/

Text Ascii Art Generator. FIGlet and AOL Macro Fonts Supported. Now supporting over 300 different text art fonts.

4. http://www.network-science.de/ascii/

Generate a ASCII graphic from a word or text. More than 130 fonts.It is a wrapper written in php for a nice program called FIGlet.

5. http://www.typorganism.com/asciiomatic/

t lets you upload an image and generate ASCII art picture from it. A fun web toy from Typorganism that will turn any photo you upload into fab ASCII art. There are many other such web sites and programs, but ASCII-O-Matic wraps it in a nice Flash interface and gives you a few extra options.

6. http://www.degraeve.com/img2txt.php

This script takes the URL of a GIF, JPG, or PNG image and converts that image into ASCII text or colored HTML. onvert GIFs, JPGs, and PNGs into beautiful ASCII Art. ASCII Art made easy!

7. http://www.asciiart.ca/

pload your image and turn it into ASCII art!. You can define munltiple text colors for the ASCII characters. Clearly the background color defines the background of your image.All images are saved as PNG format.

8. http://www.ascii-art-generator.org/

ASCII art is a art movement that utilizes computers for presentation and consists of pictures pieced together from printable characters. Upload your image and we will convert it to ascii art for you.

9. http://www.glassgiant.com/ascii/

This little program converts your picture to ASCII text art - a jumble of letters, numbers and symbols that do not appear to have any significance until you step back and look at the whole picture. It has no practical purpose, other than the neat factor.

10. http://www.lunatic.no/ol/img2aschtml.php

Convert Images/pictures to ASCII or ASCII combined with colors in HTML. You can choose a jpg,jpeg,gif,png picture from your computer.

Facebook ASCII Art

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Best Ascii Art Generator is awarded to this site.With this tool you can create image to ascii character. You can also create to text to ascii also. it is a cool tool.

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      Leo 2 years ago

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      CristianStan 4 years ago

      Never thought of an idea like this before, but it makes perfect sense. I'm gonna try this out and see how it works"

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      topgameslist lm 4 years ago

      Good old ascii. :)

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      Kumar P S 5 years ago

      Great lens ! Informative. Thanks for sharing.

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      menshykov 5 years ago

      Check out this text art generator: http://fsymbols.com/generators/carty/

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      Laura Brown 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      ASCII generators can only do so much. I make my own ASCII art.

      You don't list Jave with the ASCII editors. It was created by an ASCII artist.

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      davies86 5 years ago

      cool lens

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      VoodooRULEs 5 years ago

      Very cool! Thanks for writing this lens!

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      BuddyShearer 6 years ago

      Nice lens.