Starting from version 6.4, ImageMagick is able to convert images to braille dots. In a word, it works like this:

convert -resize 80 mypic.jpg mypic.brf

That converts mypic.jpg into a 80-dot wide braille text file mypic.brf. You can use the -negate option if you want to inverse the raised/lowered dots. You may need to convert to monochrome first by using -monochrome.

Three braille formats are supported:


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