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Visual Automata Simulator for Mac

By Jean Bovet Free

Developer's Description

A tool for simulating, visualizing and transforming finite state automata and Turing Machines.
  • Creates, simulates and transforms DFA and NFA machines
  • Creates and simulates TM
  • Batch tests for TM: useful features to test a bunch of files quickly!
  • Easy-to-use GUI interface (multi-documents)
  • Smart links between objects
  • Machines can be drawn using the mouse - and resized at any time
  • Multiple machines can be created in a single document
  • Multiple documents can be opened at the same time
  • Documents can be saved and reloaded from disk
  • Debug mode to see exactly how the machine is working (each step has a different color)
  • MacOS X GUI compliant

Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.2

  • FA and TM machine can be exported to EPS file
  • integrated update manager
  • preferences: can specify the character used to define an epsilon transition
  • fixed a bug where epsilon transition were not considered when starting directly from a state instead of following a non-epsilon transition


Release August 26, 2008
Date Added November 14, 2005
Version 1.2

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.4 PPC, Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.3, Mac OS X 10.0, Mac OS X 10.2, Mac OS X 10.3.9, Mac OS X 10.1
Additional Requirements Mac OS X with Java 1.4


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