The TOIlet project attempts to create a free replacement for the FIGlet utility. TOIlet stands for “The Other Implementation’s letters”, coined after FIGlet’s “Frank, Ian and Glen’s letters”.

TOIlet is in its very early development phase. It uses the powerful libcucul library to achieve various text-based effects. TOIlet implements or plans to implement the following features:

TOIlet also aims for full FIGlet compatibility. It is currently able to load FIGlet fonts and perform horizontal smushing.

Live test

'Emboss', 'emboss2' => 'Emboss 2', 'future' => 'Future', 'smblock' => 'Small Block', 'smbraille' => 'Small Braille', 'circle' => 'Circle', 'term' => 'Terminal'); if(!isset($fontlist[$font])) $font = 'smblock'; $filter = $_POST['filter']; $filterlist = array('""' => 'No filter', 'flip' => 'Flip', 'flop' => 'Flop', 'rotate' => 'Rotate'); if(!isset($filterlist[$filter])) $filter = '""'; ?>


The latest TOIlet version is toilet-0.1.tar.gz.


TOIlet sample