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Welcome to the asciinema manual!

If you're new to asciinema then make sure to go through the getting started guide first, which gives a high-level overview of the functionality, then come back here.

  • asciinema CLI - learn how to use full potential of asciinema CLI for recording, reviewing, and publishing your terminal sessions
  • asciinema player - learn how to use asciinema's standalone web player to include a terminal recording on your own website
  • asciinema server - learn how to use's embedding options, and how to easily self-host an asciinema server
  • asciinema gif generator - learn how to transform your terminal session recordings into attractive, animated GIF files