ncls uses a multimedia-enabled notcurses to list paths, similarly to the ls(1) command, rendering images and videos to a terminal.
-d: list directories themselves, not their contents.
-l: use a long listing format.
-L: when showing file information for a symbolic link, show information for the file the link references rather than for the link itself.
-R: list subdirectories recursively.
-V|--version: Print version information, and exit with success.
-h|--help: Print help information, and exit with success.
-a|--align type: Align images on left, center, or right.
-b|--blitter blitter: Blitter, one of ascii, half, quad, sex, braille, or pixel.
Optimal display requires a terminal advertising the rgb terminfo(5) capability, or that the environment variable COLORTERM is defined to 24bit (and that the terminal honors this variable), along with a fixed-width font with good coverage of the Unicode Block Drawing Characters.