Free ASCII Art generator



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Select the image fle you wish to render as ASCII art, then click "Upload". You can then change some of the rendering options before generating your image, have fun !

ASCII art is a graphic design technique that uses computers for presentation and consists of pictures created from the 95 printable (from a total of 128) characters defined by the ASCII Standard from 1963. The term is also loosely used to refer to text based visual art in general. ASCII art can be created with any text editor. Most examples of ASCII art require a fixed-width font such as Courier. Among the oldest known examples of ASCII art are the creations by computer-art pioneer Ken Knowlton from around 1966. ASCII art was probably invented as early printers lacked graphics ability and so ASCII art was used in place of images. ASCII art was used to mark divisions between different print jobs on line printers printing large banner pages, between jobs so they could be easily separated by the computer operator e.g.
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Jennifer Aniston rendered in ASCII Art

Jennifer Aniston