picture-tube

render 256 color images on the terminal

picture-tube

Render images on the terminal.

example

var pictureTube = require('picture-tube')
var tube = pictureTube();
tube.pipe(process.stdout);
 
var fs = require('fs');
fs.createReadStream('robot.png').pipe(tube);

usage

Usage: picture-tube OPTIONS { file or uri }
 
Options:
  --cols  number of columns to use for output
 

methods

var pictureTube = require('picture-tube');

Return a readable/writable stream that reads png image data and writes ansi terminal codes.

Set the number of columns to display the image as with opts.cols.

Right now only png files work.

install

To install as a library, with npm do:

npm install picture-tube

To install the command-line tool, with npm do:

npm install -g picture-tube

license

MIT