Golly 2.5

Operating systemsOS : Windows 2000,Windows XP/2003/2008,Windows Vista,Windows 7,MAC OS,Linux
Program licensingSoftware Licensing : Open source
CreatedCreated : Jul 26, 2012
Size downloadDownload size : 3.7 MBytes
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Golly - A Game Of Life Simulator.

Golly by Golly is an open source, cross-platform application for exploring Conway`s Game of Life and other cellular automata. The primary authors are Andrew Trevorrow and Tom Rokicki, with code contributions by Tim Hutton, Dave Greene, Jason Summers, Maks Verver and Robert Munafo. Golly 2.5`s key features:

  • Supports bounded and unbounded universes, with cells of up to 256 states.

  • Supports multiple algorithms, including Bill Gosper`s super fast hashlife algorithm.

  • Many different types of CA are included: John von Neumann`s 29-state CA, Wolfram`s 1D rules, WireWorld, Generations, Langton`s Loops, Paterson`s Worms, etc.

  • The RuleTable and RuleTree algorithms let you plug in new rules.

  • Responsive even while generating or garbage collecting.

  • Reads RLE, macrocell, Life 1. 05/1. 06, dblife, and MCell files.

  • Can also read common graphic formats: BMP, PNG, GIF, TIFF.

  • Can extract patterns, rules and scripts from zip files.

  • Can download patterns, rules and scripts from online archives.

  • Includes a state-of-the-art pattern collection.

  • Can paste in patterns from the clipboard.

  • Unlimited undo/redo.

  • Configurable keyboard shortcuts.

  • Auto fit option keeps patterns sized to the window.

  • Full screen option (no menu/status/tool/scroll bars).

  • Supports multiple layers, including cloned layers.

  • HTML-based help with an integrated Life Lexicon.

  • Scriptable via Perl or Python.

What is new in official Golly 2.5 software version? - Unable to resolve 2.5 news. What is expected in the future? Newly-made Golly 2.6 be downloaded from current page, we also looking forward to unconfirmed 2.7 release build. You may download golly-2.6-win64.zip directly, estimated download time by ISDN or CDMA [~128 kbit/s] is 0:03:31. Just write the reviews of the Golly. System requirements are unspecified. Program has been scanned and verified by the several antivirus and anti-spyware applications and Golly found to be clean. No guide or Golly tutorial available. The following languages are supported by Golly: English.

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