ASCII emoticons.

What is ASCIImoji?

Wouldn´t it be cool if you could get an emoticon like ʕ·͡ᴥ·ʔ just by typing (bear)?
Well, that's exactly what ASCIImoji does!

The latest version 1.6.1 has different ASCIImojis built in (see list below).

ASCIImoji is currently available in these formats:

Mac OS / iOS text shortcuts

If you use Mac OS (and iOS), this is your best choice.
After installation, you can use ASCIImoji system-wide.

Download Installation instructions »


- Vanilla JS function
- jQuery plugin
- Chrome extension
- Plain text file

Download from Github »


These are the emoticons currently available by default in ASCIImoji.

You type You get


Type into the text box and instantly see the results!

Submit an emoticon

If you want to suggest an emoticon for an upcoming release, please leave a comment on this GitHub issue.