The Ascii Generator dotNET (ascgen) is an application to convert images into high quality ASCII art, i.e. text that accurately represents the original image. The first and only program of its kind to support variable width fonts, and real-time output adjustment.
Download it here: http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/ascgen2/ascgen2-0.6.1.zip?download
Changes in this version:
Improved the accuracy of variable width conversions
Improved speed of variable width conversions
Added support for white text on black with variable width fonts
Fixed incorrect output when using white text on black and font changes