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Shellpic 1.0.2

Displays images using shellcodes

Latest Version: 1.6.2

-ASCII-art is so 2013.

Shellpic uses escape codes to display images in a terminal or irc-client.

.. image:: img/shell8.png
:alt: Lenna displayed with a color depth of 8 bits.
Running 'shellpic <image>' in a terminal that supports 256-colors
will get you something that looks like the image above.

If you happen to have a terminal that is capable of showing true color
you can use the '--shell24'-switch to enable 24bit outout. It will look something like this:
.. image:: img/shell24.png
:alt: Lenna displayed with a color depth of 24 bits.

Shellpic can also be used with irc-clients. Run the script from your client and use the '--irc'-switch, the result will depend on the client used. This is how it looks in xchat:

.. image:: img/irc.png
:alt: Lenna displayed in 16 colors by xchat.

You should have PIL installed. Shellpic is tested with Python 2.7.

If you have PIP installed: 'sudo pip install Shellpic'

If you do not have PIP or want the bleeding edge version of Shellpic::

# clone the repo
git clone
# install the packge
cd shellpic
sudo python install  
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Shellpic-1.0.2.tar.gz (md5) Source 2014-03-01 17KB