ASCII is a simple macOS tool that can be used to design and generate 8x8 glyphs and icons for electronics projects based on monochrome and bi-colour LED matrix displays.
For more information on using ASCII — and a binary download — please see this page.
- 1.4.0 10 December 2020
- Add pixel shifting: left, right, up and down with Cmd-arrow.
- Add keyboard shortcuts.
- Big Sur-style icon.
- 1.3.1 23 November 2020
- Fix 'stuck' pixels.
- 1.3.0 13 November 2020
- Support three-colour LED matrices.
- Apple Silicon support.
- 1.2.1 4 February 2020
- Fix cut-and-paste in hex code entry/readout field.
- App now quits when the window is closed.
- New app icon.
- 1.2.0 27 January 2020
- Re-orient grid co-ordinates.
- Support click-and-hold to ‘paint’ pixels.
- Add horizontal and vertical flipping.
- Add a choice to output or input byte values in string or array forms.
- Add Actions menu as an alternative to the buttons.
- Support macOS Dark Mode.
- 1.1.3 26 July 2018
- Initial release.
Licence and Copyright
ASCII’s source code is licensed under the MIT license.
ASCII source code, artwork and UI design are copyright © 2020, Tony Smith.