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

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girih app. For Mac. Girih Polygon Pattern Desig‪n‬ Create geometric Designs. by Stefan Hintz https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/girih/id1400485589 (last checked 2018-06-22 2021-04-13)

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

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http://timhutton.github.io/hyperplay/ by Tim Hutton.

Kali (wallpaper symmetry)

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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, By Craig S Kaplan. http://sourceforge.net/projects/taprats/ Windows Java (2002-10, 2019-07-15)

[Computer Graphics and Geometric Ornamental Design By Craig S Kaplan. At https://cs.uwaterloo.ca/~csk/other/phd/]

Books

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Tilings and Patterns Book

Math Software