Kig is an application for interactive geometric construction,
allowing students to draw and explore mathematical figures and concepts
using the computer.
It is intended to serve two purposes:
- Allow students to interactively explore mathematical
figures and concepts using the computer
- Serve as a WYSIWYG tool for drawing mathematical figures
and including them in other documents
Kig supports macros and is scriptable using Python.
import and export files in various formats, including SVG,
Cabri, Dr. Geo, KGeo, KSeg, and XFig.
Kig is part of the KDE 4 education module.
It is meant as a better replacement for such free programs as
KGeo, KSeg and Dr.
Geo and commercial programs like Cabri.
Free to download
Part of KDE4 education
GNU GPL v2
Dominique Devriese, Maurizio Paolini, Franco
Pasquarelli, Pino Toscano
- Kig is a KPart application, which means that you can embed
it into other KDE
- Constructing objects is easy and interactive, with
preliminary results being shown
- Supports macros and the construction of locuses
- Saves data in a clear XML format
- Allows user to export a Kig file to some interesting
formats, such as images, XFig and LaTeX files, and SVG vectorial images
- Very flexible transformation system
- Aims to be compatible with its competitors
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