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Convert images to beautiful ANSI escape codes

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Convert images to beautiful ANSI escape codes for display in command line interfaces.

Available as both a CLI application and a Python library.



  • 8/16/256/Truecolor supports
  • Custom system color palettes
  • Toggleable Unicode mode, allowing up to 4x more detail
  • Custom output size

Example usage


$ climage --unicode --truecolor --cols 80 barney.jpg


For more detail and available options, run $ climage --help.


import climage

output = climage.convert('image.png', is_unicode=True)

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