Archive for May 29th, 2019

JP2A is an application that convert JPG images to ASCII characters. It’s text based, so you need to run in Linux Terminal. Jp2A does not interpolate when resizing. If you want better quality, use “convert” to produce exact output dimensions before using jp2a.

You can install it by typing: “sudo apt-get install jp2a” in your Linux Terminal.
Since I have my jp2a installed already, the display may be different with you.
Before we start, prepare a small image size.

My image file name is gnome.jpg. To convert the image, just type: jp2a .

$ ls -l gnome.jpg
-rw------- 1 darklinux darklinux 2553 2013-02-26 23:12 gnome.jpg
$ jp2a gnome.jpg


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