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Asciinema

Record and share your terminal sessions, the right way
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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?

Companies
3 companies reportedly use Asciinema in their tech stacks, including Tiamat.Tech, SecurityTrails, and sqlmap.

Developers
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

Asciinema's Features

  • 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?
showterm
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.

Asciinema's Followers
15 developers follow Asciinema to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
TED Vortex (Teodor Eugen Dutulescu)
sanand0
rogeriopradoj
josephlaw
benhu
esaul314
Sundaram Surampudi
Shashi Kumar Nagulakonda
joao-parana
ChileFlake