JavE Alternatives

    JavE is described as '(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'. There are more than 10 alternatives to JavE for Windows, Online / Web-based, Mac, Self-Hosted solutions and Linux. The best alternative is Ascii Generator 2, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like JavE are Playscii (Free, Open Source), Charaster (Free, Open Source), Monodraw (Paid) and REXPaint (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 23, 2021

    1. 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 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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      • 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.
    3. 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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    4. REXPaint is a powerful and user-friendly ASCII art editor.
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    5. A program for creating ASCII graphics from images and text.
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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).
      • 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Open-source HTML5-based ANSI/ASCII editor.

      Discontinued

      The official website is currently not available.

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    6. 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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