Free ASCII Art Generator for Windows

Ascii Generator 2.0 is a free, compact, portable and open source ASCII art generator, this freeware’s main objective is to convert your photo to high quality ASCII art which accurately and vividly present the origin picture in a pencil sketch style by using 95 ASCII characters.

ASCII art of the statue of liberty


  • Zoom in or out with Ctrl + mouse wheel.
  • Supports multiple input formats including jpg, jpeg, bmp, png, gif, tif, rle, dib, exif, jpe, tiff, emf, wmf.
  • Allows to alter font, ramp, sharpening method, width, height, levels, brightness, contrast, dither, etc.
  • Allows to invert the output, view in full screen mode, rotate clockwise/anticlockwise, flip horizontally/vertically.
  • Supports variable width fonts.
  • Real-time output adjustment.
  • Allows to save the final result as colorful or black&white text( plain text, unicode plain text, NFO, rich text, XHTML ) or an image file( jpg, jpeg, gif, bmp, png, jpe, dib, rle ).
  • Built-in print and print preview capability.
  • Supports batch conversion.

Ascii Generator 2.0 is compatible with most major Windows operating systems including Windows 7 and Windows XP, and supports 32-bit & 64-bit systems.

Ascii Generator 2.0 is a 130KB download available from

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