Download

Tissellator is a Java program. It consists of a single file with extension jar, that runs on Windows, Linux, and Macintosh computers (having a 64-bit processor). The steps below are also addressed in this youtube video.

Download the program by clicking the left mouse button on this URL : tissellator.jar , and write down the download directory.
If that does not work, then hover above the URL of tissellator.jar, right-click the mouse, and select the 'Save Link As ...' option to store the file on your computer.
Perhaps a warning is given that the downloaded file might be harmful. Please, select to keep the file: it does not contain any malware. Optionally, have it checked by your virus scanner.

Installation

For the execution of Tissellator you need a Java Runtime environment (JRE) of version 1.8 or higher. You can check the JRE version in a command prompt (see also below) by entering the command: java -version. If you do not have Java yet on your computer, please install the latest version of Java for free via the website www.java.com .
Note that Tissellator does NOT run in a browser; it is not a Java applet, and not javascript.

Execution

Tissellator is a standalone java program that needs a JRE, mentioned above. The execution of Tissellator depends a bit on your computer. Basically, start a terminal window in the directory where you downloaded tissellator.jar ; then, enter the command:  java -jar tissellator.jar

Windows

Open a Command Prompt, for example by clicking the start button, end typing cmd . In the Command Prompt type:

    cd 'that-download-directory'
    java -jar tissellator.jar

Linux

Open a Shell Prompt, for example by selecting Applications / System Tools / Terminal. In the Shell Prompt type:

    cd 'that-download-directory'
    java -jar tissellator.jar

Mac

Run the Terminal app, which is located in "Applications/Utilities/Terminal.app". Type the following commands into the terminal:

    cd 'that-download-directory'
    java -jar tissellator.jar


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Release history

2022-01-07  Release 1.6

Added transformation to a Poincaré disk having hyperbolic geometry.
Added tessellation configuration IH79MCE.
Added three new settings: color of outline, radius for point selection, and radius for corner selection.
Added 'mirror point' (in IH12, IH13, IH66, and IH79MCE) replacing 'intermediate point'.
Added multiplier for poly spiral transformation.
Move corner improvements.
Bug fixes.

2021-12-02  Release 1.5

Added multi spiral transformation and sphere spiral transformation.
Added animations for circle and spiral transformations.
Bug fixes.

2021-11-14  Release 1.4

Added circle and spiral transformations for arbitrary background images.
Added circle and spiral transformations for (multi) tessellated images.
Added toggle point mode in menu and by Shift mouse click.
Added delete point by Control mouse click.
Check size of input image for creating (multi) tessellation.
Added global exception handler.
Bug fixes.

2021-09-17  Release 1.3

Added 11 circle tessellations.
Added 'color scheme' for some spiral tessellations and all circle tessellations.
Bug fixes.

2021-08-21  Release 1.2

Added spiral IH1b, and renamed spiral IH1 to IH1a.
Improved point selection; bug fixes.

2021-08-07  Release 1.1

Added spiral IH1.

2021-07-23  Release 1.0

Initial Release.