May 26, 2018

Graphics viewer for viewing netpbm format on console or X using aalib

Aview is powerful graphics viewer which utilize the aalib API and allows viewing netpbm format and others in the presence of netpbm or ImageMagick on console using slang and X. There are three programs.

aview the main program which could used to view pnm, ppm, pgm and pbm files. It runs under X or slang.

asciiview a shell script wraps around aview to allow wider range of image formats to be viewed. Netpbm package is required for the conversion.

aaflip a program to view flip animation using ascii text. Works under X and slang.

You could press h to get help. You may also save the pics in various text format. Thanks to aalib!

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