Section: User Commands (1) Updated: December 17, 2001 Local index
aview - A high quality ASCII art image viewer
aview [options] filename.p[ngbp]m
asciiview [options] filename.xxx
This manual page was written for the Debian GNU/Linux distribution
because the original program does not have a manual page.
is an image viewer which displays the images in ASCII art...
supports zooming/unzooming, three dithering modes, inversion, contrast,
brightness, gamma control and can save into many formats (html, text, ansi,
can only show files in the PNM file format. But
automatically converts the file formats to PNM (with extern programs like
NetPBM and ImageMagic) and then runs
It supports the usual aalib drivers (e.g. slang, x11 and stdout) as well as
the mousedrivers X11 and gpm.
Move the image one row/column.
Move the image one page.
Change dithering mode.
Quit the viewer.
Turn inversion on.
Turn inversion off.
Increase contrast (dot).
Decrease contrast (comma).
Increase gamma (single quote).
Decrease gamma (semicolon).
For a complete description, type
This shows all options.
Please report any bugs you find to Jan Hubicka <email@example.com>.
is covered by the GNU General Public License (GPL).
Jan Hubicka <firstname.lastname@example.org>
This manual page was written by Michael Bramer <email@example.com>,
for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).
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