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Package: aview (1.3.0rc1-8.1) [universe]

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Please consider filing a bug or asking a question via Launchpad before contacting the maintainer directly.

Original Maintainer (usually from Debian):

  • Uwe Hermann

It should generally not be necessary for users to contact the original maintainer.

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A high quality ASCII art image viewer and video player

aview is a high quality ASCII art image viewer and video player. It is especially useful with a text-based browser such as lynx, links or w3m.

It supports the pnm, pgm, pbm and ppm image formats, as well as the FLI and FLC video formats. It also supports output via stdio, (n)curses and slang and even has support for gpm.


 * High quality ASCII art rendering
 * Portable
 * Save into many formats (HTML, text, ANSI, more/less etc...)
 * Contrast, Bright, Gamma control
 * Image zooming/unzooming
 * Three dithering modes
 * Hidden "bonus" features :)
 * Inversion
 * Support for bright, dim, inverse attributes/extended character set

Other Packages Related to aview

  • depends
  • recommends
  • suggests
  • enhances
  • dep: libaa1 (>= 1.4p5)
    ascii art library
  • dep: libc6 (>= 2.4)
    Embedded GNU C Library: Shared libraries
    also a virtual package provided by libc6-udeb

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Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
i386 27.5 kB124.0 kB [list of files]