Ascii Generator dotNET (ascgen2) 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 conversion into variable width fonts, and output adjustments in real-time. It is written in C# using the .NET Framework 2.0.
Download it here: http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=133786
Changes in this version:
Ported code to .Net framework 2.0
Menu and toolbar changed to MenuStrip and multiple ToolStrips (all rearrangable)
Replaced native measure and draw text code with TextRenderer functions
Added "█▓▒░ " ansi ramp and valid characters - Select "Plain Text (Unicode)" as the type when saving the text
Changed "Close without saving the output?" to "Save the output before closing?"
Added menu icons
Replaced context menus with context menu strips