What is Asciinema?
Asciinema is a free and open source solution for recording the terminal sessions and sharing them on the web.
Asciinema is a tool in the Terminal Recording category of a tech stack.
Asciinema is an open source tool with 1.5K GitHub stars and 193 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Asciinema's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Asciinema?
3 companies reportedly use Asciinema in their tech stacks, including Tiamat.Tech, SecurityTrails, and sqlmap.
14 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Asciinema.
Why developers like Asciinema?
Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Asciinema
- Simple recording - Record right where you work - in a terminal.
- Copy & Paste - Any time you see a command you'd like to try in your own terminal just pause the player and copy-paste the content you want. It's just a text after all!
- Embedding - Easily embed an asciicast player in your blog post, project documentation page or in your conference talk slides.
Asciinema Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to Asciinema?
Termshows are purely text based. This makes them ideal for demoing instructions (as the user can copy-paste), making fail-safe "live-coding" sessions (plain text is very scalable), and sharing all your l33t terminal hacks.