What program can turn an image into ASCII-art, but also replace any text with the actual text with OCR. For example, for converting a comic to ASCII art.

  • Nothing I've seen thus far, but it would be an excellent c coding project to consider with libcaca. If it was done properly, with C, it would dramatically improve SDL -> libcaca -> ncurses output. – J. M. Becker Mar 20 '14 at 22:15

ASCII art generators:

For OCR there are many options, depending on the goals, but not something that will directly output ASCII-art. In any case check out the OCR page at the Wiki.

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