Great software for Tilings, Patterns, Symmetry

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

A list of interactive, visual, easy-to-use software or tilings and patterns.

girih app

girih tiling app 6792f
girih app. For Mac. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/girih/id1400485589

2018-06-22 girih app is written by Stefan Hintz. It's commercial software.

Hexagonal Grids

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[Hexagonal Grids By Amit Patel. At http://www.redblobgames.com/grids/hexagons/ , accessed on 2015-11-23 ]

A tutorial on everything about hexagonal grids. Coordinate system, finding path, etc.

Hyperplay

hyperplay 2014-09-13
http://timhutton.github.io/hyperplay/ by Tim Hutton.

Kali (wallpaper symmetry)

Kali screenshot
Kali.

http://www.geometrygames.org/Kali/index.html Windows Mac OS Classic

Kali by Jeff Weeks. It is a interactive program for drawing figures of plane symmetry.

Taprats

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taprats (Islamic Patterns Generator) http://sourceforge.net/projects/taprats/ Java (2002-10, 2018-04-06)

By Craig S Kaplan.

Also check out his thesis work.

Computer Graphics and Geometric Ornamental Design By Craig S Kaplan. At http://www.cgl.uwaterloo.ca/~csk/phd/

Books

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Tilings and Patterns Book

If you have a question, put $5 at patreon and message me.

Math Software

  1. 3dxm-s279x224
    Curves and Surfaces
  2. curved space mac-s245x256
    3D Geometry
  3. GeoGebra screenshot-s274x228
    Plane Geometry
  4. NonEuclid by Joel Castellanos 2018 33578-s274x228
    Geometry
  5. girih tiling app 6792f-s316x198
    Tilings, Patterns
  6. kaleidoTileScreen-s289x217
    Polyhedrons and Polytopes
  7. xaos screen-s271x231
    Fractal
  8. stdmap
    Dynamical Systems
  9. Hexagonal Generative Art by Charlotte Dann 52463-s344x181
    Cellular Automata
  10. chinese checkers 7889e-s315x198
    Math Board Game
  11. peg solitaire puzzle 42044-s296x211
    Puzzles
  12. Kawai MP9000 piano dodecahedron-s289x217
    Magic Polyhedrons
  13. Math Software for Programers
  14. Old Math Software