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Convert video to character art animation.

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Video to chars

Build Status PYPI Version Python 3.6+

Convert video to character art animation.



install video2chars:

pip install video2chars

if you are using a old pip, maybe you should add --prefer-binary to make things go right(or upgrade your pip first):

pip install video2chars --prefer-binary

Because this tool relies on imageio-ffmpeg, but only the binary version of imageio-ffmpeg contains the ffmpeg binary. if pip choose the source version, problem will occurs.


video2chars --chars_width 120 --t_end 10 path/of/video_file

The above command shows that the path of the specified video will be converted to a ascii video with a width of 120, and only convert the first 10 seconds. you'll see a file named output.mp4 in your current directory when it completes, have fun ~

p.s. if it's a bit slow, turn down the width and fps, to speed up the conversion.

check video2chars --help for more information.


【Python】字符动画 - 极乐净土

Old version

video2chars - v0.3

  1. shell version demo: bad-apple-chars-gif

  2. html version demo: bad-apple-html-gif


Shell Version(in Chinese): 视频转字符动画-Python-60行代码

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