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.

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) 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/

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