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.
- - Playscii is the most popular Windows, Mac & Linux alternative to REXPaint.
- - Playscii is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to REXPaint.
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.
Ascii Generator 2 Features
Simple web based ascii flow diagram drawing tool, draw boxes, lines, arrows and type, then export straight to text/html.
- - ASCIIFlow is the most popular Web-based alternative to REXPaint.
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).
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).
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.
- - Charaster is the most popular Self-Hosted alternative to REXPaint.
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.
- - Monodraw is the most popular commercial alternative to REXPaint.
Durdraw is an ASCII, ANSI and Unicode art editor for UNIX-like systems (Linux, macOS, etc). It runs in the terminal and supports frame-based animation, custom themes, 256 color, terminal mouse input, IRC color export, Unicode and Code Page 437 block characters, and other...