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ASCII Art Studio Alternatives

ASCII Art Studio is described as 'powerful ASCII Art editor. It allows you to make your own ASCII Art quickly and easily' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to ASCII Art Studio for Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, Linux and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Ascii Generator 2, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like ASCII Art Studio are Playscii, Charaster, REXPaint and ASCII Art Maker.

This page was last updated Jun 14, 2022
  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

ASCII Art Studio is a powerful ASCII Art editor. It allows you to make your own ASCII Art quickly and easily.

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  1. Ascii Generator 2

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Ascii Generator 2 (Ascgen2) is an application to convert images into high quality ASCII art - text that accurately represents the original image. The only program of its kind to support variable width fonts and real-time output adjustment and more.

  2. Playscii

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.



  3. Charaster

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Charaster is a browser-based editor for ASCII grahics and art. It provides a robust set of raster-style editing tools such as Line, Rectangle and free-hand drawing tool; all configurable by specifying the character, color and styling to use while drawing.

  4. REXPaint

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    REXPaint is a powerful and user-friendly ASCII art editor.

  5. ASCII Art Maker

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    A program for creating ASCII graphics from images and text.



  6. MOTD Maker

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    This program was written to make it easy to generate MOTD files that contain bold and underline formatting along with the 8 colours you can use.

  7. Monodraw

    • Mac

    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.

  8. JavE

    • 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.

  9. ASCII Art Paint

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    free and open-source web-based application for creating and editing images consisting of text characters and hieroglyphs (ASCII graphics / Shift_JIS art / Kaomoji and many others).

  10. PabloDraw

    • 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).

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