PatterNodes is a tool for creating graphical patterns, gradients, or illustrations based on repetitions. This is done by defining a sequence of steps, a recipe of sorts, that describes the pattern. Each pattern element or operation is represented by a little panel called a node, and the nodes are then linked by connections drawn between them. As the nodes can be freely combined and connected, this gives you a very flexible and powerful interface.
While this interface requires a different way of thinking, it also offers a lot of benefits compared to traditional Illustrator-type editors. Most importantly it enables more...
Major new features
- Help: Node reference list. There's now a built in reference list with descriptions of all available node types and their parameters. For each node type there are also links to sample files where the nodes are used so that you can see them in action. The reference can be accessed from the Help menu or the by right-clicking a node in the more...
- OS X 10.8 or later