Convert Image & Animations to Sizel ANSI Unicode Characters with Chafa
Chafa is a free and open source command-line image to text converter software for Linux and MacOS. It is released under LGPL-3.0 License. Using chafa you can convert any images and including animated GIFs. It also support Unicode symbols for the better output. It also supports full width character like Japanese and Korean, color modes like Truecolor, 256-color, 16-color and simple FG/BG, RGB and DIN99d color spaces, alpha transparency support, SIMD optimized and multithreaded.
You can load Glyphs from any font file supported by Freetype like TTF, OTF, PCF, etc. It currently supports modern and classic terminals and terminal emulators. For the chafa installation please follow the below steps.