The American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII) is a character-encoding scheme originally based on the English alphabet that encodes 128 specified characters - the numbers 0-9, the letters a-z and A-Z, some basic punctuation symbols, some control codes that originated with Teletype ...

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Photos to Ascii Art

I would like to convert a photo into Ascii art. I want to reproduce the effect shown here: http://purtyy.com/?/web/darevancouver/ What's the best way of doing this? I have tried some of the online ...
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Is there a command-line program that can output ascii art as an image?

Is there a command-line program (for Linux) that can convert an image to ascii art and then save that output as an image e.g. jpg or png? To illustrate what I'm in need of, I want to convert the ...