ASCII Art Maker Alternatives for Mac

    ASCII Art Maker is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Playscii, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to ASCII Art Maker and five of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to ASCII Art Maker are Monodraw (Paid), JavE (Free, Open Source), PabloDraw (Free) and Hüslipapier (Paid).

    This page was last updated Aug 20, 2019

    1. Playscii is a powerful, open-source ASCII-based art, animation, and game creation tool. Advanced layer-based tools and import and export options are available through a familiar window system with the appeal of classic DOS development tools like QBasic.
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    2. Monodraw allows you to easily create text-based art (like diagrams, layouts, flow charts) and visually represent algorithms, data structures, binary formats and more. Because it's all just text, it can be easily embedded almost anywhere.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      JavE (Java Ascii Versatile Editor) is a free Ascii Editor. Rather than for editing texts, it is intended for drawing simple diagrams by using Ascii characters. It is like a graphics editor for editing texts instead of images.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      PabloDraw is a cross-platform text editor designed for creating ANSI and ASCII art, similar to that of its DOS-based predecessors; ACiDDraw (1994) and TheDraw (1986).
    3. It is very easy to draw figures, texts, lines, arrows and boxes on a note paper with a squared grid. This is precisely what "Hüslipapier" allows you to do on a computer.
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