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Using ASCII Art output on MPlayer

Terminal - Using ASCII Art output on MPlayer
mplayer -vo aa <video file>
2009-03-28 10:01:56
User: cammarin
Using ASCII Art output on MPlayer

Not so useful. Just a cool feature.


There are 3 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives

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If you have libcaca installed you can use

mplayer -vo caca <video file>

to see colored ASCII Art

Comment by DNSpyder 378 weeks and 5 days ago

you may need the aalib package ("libaa1" in debian)

if you liked it - check out the aalib demo:


(debian package bb, in standard repos.)

Comment by guzo 378 weeks and 5 days ago

mplayer -vo help | egrep '(aa|caca)' for check available modules

Comment by Rexedead 368 weeks and 1 day ago

Your point of view

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