ACSLogo for Mac OS X

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ACSLogo is a Logo Interpreter for Mac OS X.

Logo is a popular language used to teach simple programming by guiding the progress of a ‘turtle’ which moves around a graphics screen:

The turtle in action

A new version is available (October 2019) — 1.6. This version is required if you're moving to macOS Catalina, see Release Notes.

Simple commands can be used to make the turtle move in a straight line or change direction, and complex patterns can be built up from the simple commands using procedures and recursive techniques:

Graphics can be exported as TIFFs, JPGs, PNGs, PDFs or SVGs.

ACSLogo requires macOS. The current version, version 1.6, requires Sierra (OS X 10.12) or above.

 

 

Download

The download is a self-extracting archive (2M).

Please note that this release requires Sierra (OS X 10.12) or later.

Right-click on the link and save it to disk:

ACSLogo16.dmg

This should automatically be mounted as a disk image. If not, double-click on it. Drag the enclosed folder to your Applications folder, or anywhere you like.

Double-click on the app to open it. You may get an error dialog saying that the app is from an unknown developer — if so, go to Security and Privacy in System Preferences. Click on the Open anyway button.

Read ReadMe.rtf

Any problems, please send an e-mail to

Other Stuff

Command Reference (PDF, 770K). This looks better in Preview than Acrobat Reader.

User Guide (PDF, 7.2M). This has some new stuff for version 1.5.1.

Previous version of ACSLogo (1.5.1).

Earlier version of ACSLogo (1.5).

Earlier version (1.4f). Works with Tiger (10.4).

Earlier Version (1.4b) - works with Panther.

Features

Release notes

Logo Books

Logo Links

Example graphics:

Bitmap graphics

SVG graphics

Movies