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Playscii is described as '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' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Playscii 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 Playscii are Bitsy, REXPaint, Charaster and PabloDraw.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

Playscii is a powerful, open-source ASCII-based art, animation, and game creation tool. Advanced layer-based tools and...

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  1. Ascii Generator 2 icon

    Ascii Generator 2

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    13 alternatives to Ascii Generator 2 

    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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    Bitsy

    21 alternatives to Bitsy 

    Bitsy is a little editor for little games or worlds. The goal is to make it easy to make games where you can walk around and talk to people and be somewhere.

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    REXPaint

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    13 alternatives to REXPaint 

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

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    Charaster

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    12 alternatives to Charaster 

    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.

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    PabloDraw

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    14 alternatives to PabloDraw 

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

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      11 alternatives to ASCII Art Paint 

      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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      MOTD Maker

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      10 alternatives to MOTD Maker 

      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. Currently the program allows you to output as raw ASCII (control characters saved as ASCII 027) or as the characters `027 (this is...

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      JavE

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      13 alternatives to JavE 

      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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      ASCII Art Studio

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      13 alternatives to ASCII Art Studio 

      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

      14 alternatives to Monodraw 

      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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