Renders images in the terminal.
catimg is a little program written in C with no dependencies that prints images in terminal.
It supports JPEG, PNG and GIF formats. This program was originally a script that
did the same by using ImageMagick
brew install catimg
yaourt -S catimg
Fedora 25 and later
dnf -y install catimg
cmake . make install
In order to use the script you need:
- ImageMagick 6.6.0-4 2012-08-17 Q16 (Not tested with earlier versions)
- shell with 256 colors support ( change the
#!/usr/bin/env bashby yours). In OS X you just have to update the bash version using Homebrew (or any other method).
High Resolution vs Low Resolution
By using unicode characters catimg will try to display pictures in higher resolution. You can force the resolution with the
Differences between Script and C version
Script version is way more accurate concerning colors but considerably slower.
I'm open to any contributions that helps
catimg! If you find bugs, please
create an issue or do a pull request
Copyright (c) Eduardo San Martin Morote