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I am looking for free offline software that run on Windows that is able to convert a picture into an ASCII art.

I have already tried Text-Image that is nice, but I am looking for a more sophisticated algorithm tuning of output results.

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I haven't used it personally but the SourceForge project, ascgen2, has some good reviews.

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Very nice software, thank you. –  Drake Sep 2 '10 at 14:02

Here's an open source project on code plex. It's free and runs on any Windows version that runs the .Net Framework 3.5.

http://imagetotextart.codeplex.com/

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