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Bring the timeless charm of ASCII art to your images! Includes six unique effects.

Photoshop: Max=2024 (v.25.9) Min=CS4
Photoshop Elements: Max=2024 Min=2024
PC & Mac, all Languages

v.2024.1.0 (March 1, 2024)

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Detailed description:

The add-on works in Adobe Photoshop CS4 or newer and in Photoshop Elements 2024+. It doesn't work in older Photoshop Elements versions.

What is ASCII Art?

"ASCII Art" is not a simple text overlay effect: it is an artistic approach, in which an image is converted into an intricate composition composed entirely of different ASCII characters. Denser characters (e.g. M,W,B) are used for portraying darker areas, while lighter characters (e.g. i,o) are used for ligher areas.

The PanosFX "ASCII Art" is a unique Photoshop add-on that analyzes your images and replaces the pixels by characters of custom size, based on their brightness and contrast. It provides a unique way to express your photos, offering numerous new possibilities for creative exploration.

The "ASCII Art" is also included in the "DIGITAL RAIN TRILOGY", an awesome product for Adobe Photoshop CS6 and newer. Don't miss it!

Ascii Art portrait
Ascii Art portrait
Ascii Art portrait

No size limitations:

The add-on utilizes vectors, enabling you to convert even a small portion of your photo into vector art of any scale, whether it's for a large poster or a web image!

Choose between simpler or more detailed ASCII Art:

You have the option to select from 2 primary actions that generate ASCII Art using either 19 different characters for a minimalist appearance or 27 different characters for a more intricate rendition:

ascii art with 19 or 27 characters

Different renditions:

Each one of the two core actions creates 6 different renditions, from classic ASCII Art effects, to inverted characters, pixel art, embroidery, etc.

classic effect
dark fluid effect
monochromatic effect
color tiles

Freedom in customizing the size of the characters:

One of the greatest features is the ability to customize the size of the final image and the size of the ASCII characters to your preference. This is extremely handy, allowing you to create images for any purpose, from web to printing. For instance, you can create a high-resolution document size and use small characters for laser prints or large characters for posters.

pattern size 1
pattern size 2

More examples:

Mona Lisa 1
Mona Lisa 2
Mona Lisa 3
Mona Lisa 4
Mona Lisa 5
Mona Lisa 6

Unleash your creativity with this versatile and user-friendly addon, bringing the timeless charm of ASCII art to your images!

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