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textview is described as 'Quickly view (satellite) imagery directly in your terminal using Unicode 9.0 characters and true color. textview is a small tool to quickly view high-resolution multi-band imagery directly in your terminal' and is an app. There are four alternatives to textview for Linux, Mac, Windows and Xfce. The best alternative is Libcaca, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like textview are png2linetext, hiptext and derasterize.

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    Libcaca

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Xfce
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    libcaca is a graphics library that outputs text instead of pixels, so that it can work on older video cards or text terminals

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    1.  PortableLibcaca can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    png2linetext

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    4 alternatives to png2linetext 

    Converts images into textual line art. Contribute to lf94/img2utf development by creating an account on GitHub.

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    hiptext

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    4 alternatives to hiptext 

    Command line tool for turning images into text.

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    derasterize

    • FreeProprietary
    • Linux
    4 alternatives to derasterize 

    derasterize converts pictures into Unicode text with Ansi colors for display within a terminal. It performs lots of AVX2 optimized math to deliver the best quality on modern terminals with 24-bit color support, e.g. Kitty, Gnome Terminal, CMD.EXE, mintty, mlterm, etc.

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