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For Mac/Windows
Email Effects
For Macintosh
Analog Helper
Classic Menu
Cross Platform
Drop Drawers
Email Merge
About Email Effects
Email Effects is a program for Macintosh or Windows which allows pictures and drawings to be used in email, source code or any other plain text medium. It is the world's premier ASCII art creator and is being used for greetings cards, signatures, program flow diagrams, maps, chemical structure diagrams, logos, and much, much more.

Email Effects' sister product TableText is a program which allows tabular information to be represented, manipulated and scanned as plain text (Mac only).

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"Email Effects is to ASCII art what Photoshop is to graphic designers." - CoolTool
  • Convert pictures or drawings instantly to text.
  • Create text using standard Figlet fonts.
  • Create exploded "big text", rotate or flip selections.
  • Draw or erase lines, circles, rectangles or freehand.
  • Works directly with Entourage, Outlook Express, Apple Mail, Eudora, Emailer, Mailsmith, PowerMail or QuickMail (Macintosh), or any MAPI email client (Windows).
  • Comprehensive documentation and context-sensitive help.

See some examples or screenshots.

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OS X 10.7 (Lion) issue:  Unfortunately, Email Effects is not compatible with Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion), because its source code cannot be compiled for Intel, and Lion has removed all support for PowerPC applications. Sorry about that - check out JavE as a free alternative.

Download Email Effects 1.6.9 for Mac OS X or Classic Mac OS.

Download Email Effects 1.6 for Windows.

The Millennium ASCII art package can be downloaded for Mac or for Windows.

"It is without question the premier ASCII art tool available."
Email Effects costs $15 for one license for either Macintosh or Windows. A bundle of Email Effects for Mac with a license for TableText ($20 on its own) costs just $29. A bundle with a license for both Email Merge ($30 on its own) and TableText costs just $49 (a $16 saving!). Email Effects for Mac license codes work with both Mac OS X and Classic Mac OS versions.

Email Effects licenses can be purchased securely online or by phone or mailed check.

"The Email Effects method has a gritty low-tech feel that's a lot of fun." - Microtimes
"My shareware payment went to Kagi literally five minutes after download was complete!"
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