nyancat - Man Page

terminal-based Pop Tart Cat animation


nyancat [ -hitn ] [-f frames]


nyancat is an animated, color, ANSI-text program that renders a loop of the classic Nyan Cat animation.

nyancat makes use of various ANSI escape sequences to render color, or in the case of a VT220, simply dumps text to the screen.


-i, --intro

Show introduction / about information on startup.

-I, --skip-intro

Skip the introduction in telnet mode.

-t, --telnet

Enable telnet mode.

-n, --no-counter

Do not display the timer.

-s, --no-title

Do not set the titlebar text.

-e, --no-clear

Do not clear the display between frames.

-d, --delay

Delay image rendering by anywhere between 10ms and 1000ms.
Default (90ms) is used if amount is out of range.

-f, --frames

Display the requested number of frames, then quit.

-r, --min-rows

Crop the animation from the top.

-R, --max-rows

Crop the animation from the bottom.

-c, --min-cols

Crop the animation from the left.

-C, --max-cols

Crop the animation from the right.

-W, --width

Crop the animation to the given width.

-H, --height

Crop the animation to the given height.

-h, --help

Show help message and exit.


Homepage: http://nyancat.dakko.us/

Repository: https://github.com/klange/nyancat


nyancat was written by K. Lange <klange@toaruos.org>.

This manual page was written by Jonathan McCrohan <jmccrohan@gmail.com>, for the Debian project (and may be used by others).


February, 2014