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

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  • 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...

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  1. Ascii Generator 2 icon

    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.

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  2. Playscii icon

    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.

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  3. REXPaint icon

    REXPaint

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

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

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  4. ASCII Art Maker icon

    ASCII Art Maker

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    A program for creating ASCII graphics from images and text.

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  5. MOTD Maker icon

    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.

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    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.

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    Main editor window
  7. PabloDraw icon

    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).

    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in PabloDraw without registration.
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  8. ASCII Art Paint icon

    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).

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    Simple interface
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    ASCII Art Studio

    • 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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    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.

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