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Installation: If you downloaded a program (EXE file), just run it. If you downloaded an archive (ZIP file), unpack it to a dedicated directory. If you downloaded a JAVA program, run it by double-clicking, or by issuing the java -jar filename.jar command.

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Framsticks applications in a nutshell

Theater:
The simulator with a simple shareware interface and attractive 3D visualization, for all platforms.
It includes a number of illustrative shows and can serve as the genotype viewer. Read more...
Artificial Life:
An application that lets you get acquainted with various Artificial Life concepts. It is based on the Framsticks engine and has a very simple user interface, available for both desktop and mobile devices. For now, it is only available in developmental versions.
Windows GUI:
The simulator with a powerful shareware graphical user interface (GUI) for Windows.
CLI (free command-line interface):
For advanced users and all platforms.
Includes the free server.

Downloadable packages (version 3.2)

Other Framsticks applications

Program Platform
Version
Release date
File type, notes Download

Fred

FRamsticks EDitor. Lets you design creatures in a friendly way.

All platforms, requires JAVA (at least 1.4)

2.1

January 2005
Free and open-source.

See other Fred resources for software developers.

[download], 470 KB

Framsticks network client user interfaces For JAVA. Free and open-source. See available clients.

Brain optimizer

Adjusts weights and/or neuron properties to meet the desired signal characteristics.

Prototype applications, provided for developers and advanced users. Not documented.

All platforms, requires JAVA (at least 1.4)

or

C# .NET

May 2004
Free and open-source. for JAVA


for C# .NET

Resources

File Type and size Download
Framsticks Manual PDF file, 4.5 MB pdf manual
Files with interesting/example creatures (some created, some evolved, some created and then evolved). Plus another experiment definitions. Small .gen or .expdef files Visit Experimentation Center
Configuration files for editors, make script editing easier by highlighting FramScript syntax Small .zip file download

Development

Developmental executables can be found here.

The information for and about developers is available here.

 
 
 
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