On MSE, many users include diagrams with their solutions to help illustrate concepts and make their solutions clearer. Is there an optimal software for doing so? Any recommendations are greatly appreciated!

Thanks in Advance!

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    $\begingroup$ See, for example: Creating diagrams and Is there a standard drawing tool used for asking or answering questions? (And the links which are given there - including some links to related questions on the main site.) $\endgroup$ Commented Oct 31, 2018 at 3:58
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    $\begingroup$ It would improve your Question to be more specific about what you mean by "geometrical" diagrams. There are many kinds of illustrations, ranging from geometric figures (2- and 3-dimensional) to the lattice-like formulas of category theory, that one might want to include. Naturally better recommendations can be made for a specific sort of diagram. $\endgroup$
    – hardmath
    Commented Nov 3, 2018 at 5:18

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The Geometer's Sketchpad® might be helpful. The Geometer's Sketchpad® (Software)

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Here is a demonstration video Geometer's Sketchpad: Demonstration

It is targeted to grade levels 3 to 12, I suppose it would meet the need of the most users unless you want something more high-end.

You do need to purchase a license to use the complete edition. However, they do offer a demo to try out with. Trial Version

  • $\begingroup$ Welcome to Meta Math.SE. It would improve your Answer to include experience with suitability of this proprietary software for the task of adding images to posts on Math.SE. Licensing per computer and targeting to grade levels 3 to 12 would seem significant limitations, perhaps offset by significant features. If you don't have such first-hand knowledge, then a brief response as above would ordinarily be better given as a Comment. $\endgroup$
    – hardmath
    Commented Jan 15, 2019 at 15:12
  • $\begingroup$ Thank you for the advice, but my reputation is not high enough to leave comment everywhere yet. I will try my best to implement my answer. $\endgroup$
    – Kevin
    Commented Jan 15, 2019 at 17:02
  • $\begingroup$ Thanks nonetheless. I will try it out $\endgroup$
    – user531621
    Commented Jan 16, 2019 at 0:56

You may want to see math3d.org, the 3D analogue if Desmos. It has intuitive user interface and 3D graphing support.


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