The TOIlet project attempts to create a free replacement for the FIGlet utility. It uses the powerful libcucul library to achieve various text-based effects. TOIlet is able to load FIGlet fonts, supports Unicode input and output, colour output and various output formats (IRC, ANSI...).
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