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Manual Reference Pages  -  SIXEL (5)

NAME

sixel - SIXEL format

CONTENTS

Description

DESCRIPTION

SIXEL is a bitmap graphics format for terminals and printers introduced by Digital Equipment Corp. (DEC). Its data scheme is represented as a terminal-friendly escape sequence. So if you want to show a SIXEL image file, all you have to do is "cat" it to your terminal.

Terminal requirements:
  Several of DEC VT series, VT240/VT241/VT330/VT340/VT282/VT284/VT286/VT382
RLogin (Japanese terminal emulator)
tanasinn (Works with firefox)
mlterm (Works on each of X, win32/cygwin and framebuffer version)
XTerm (configured with --enable-sixel and lanuched with "-ti 340" option)
yaft / yaftx (Works on framebuffer / X11 environment)
DECterm
Kermit for DOS
WRQ Reflection
ZSTEM

SEE ALSO

img2sixel(1),
sixel2png (1),

All About SIXELs, Sep 29, 1990:
ftp://ftp.cs.utk.edu/pub/shuford/terminal/all_about_sixels.txt
Displaying Sixel Image Files, 2014:
http://rullf2.xs4all.nl/sg/doc.html

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