# Directory `graphics/asymptote`

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ASYMPTOTE Copyright 2004-17 Andy Hammerlindl, John Bowman, and Tom Prince Asymptote is a powerful descriptive vector graphics language for technical drawing, inspired by MetaPost but with an improved C++-like syntax. Asymptote provides for figures the same high-quality level of typesetting that LaTeX does for scientific text. Installation instructions, documentation, binaries, and source code are available at: http://asymptote.sourceforge.net Bugs/Patches/Feature Requests can be submitted to https://github.com/vectorgraphics/asymptote/issues Questions and comments should be sent to the Asymptote Forum: http://sourceforge.net/p/asymptote/discussion/409349 All source files in the Asymptote project, unless explicitly noted otherwise, are released under version 3 (or later) of the GNU Lesser General Public License (see the files LICENSE.LESSER and LICENSE in the top-level source directory). ======================================================================== This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU Lesser General Public License for more details. You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License along with this program. If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>. ======================================================================== Note that the MSWindows executable version of Asymptote can only be released under the GNU General Public License (GPL) as it is linked against the GNU Scientific Library, GNU Readline library, and other GPL libraries. This version of Asymptote also ships with the dll libraries noted below. The source code for the 2.7.0 cygwin1.dll is available under the GPL license: https://cygwin.com/snapshots/x86/cygwin-20170203-src.tar.xz The source code for freeglut.dll is available under the X-Consortium license: http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/freeglut/freeglut-2.8.1.tar.gz

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## asymptote – 2D and 3D TeX-Aware Vector Graphics Language

Asymptote is a powerful descriptive vector graphics language for technical drawing, inspired by METAPOST but with an improved C++-like syntax. Asymptote provides for figures the same high-quality level of typesetting that LaTeX does for scientific text.

Package | asymptote |

Repository | http://asymptote.sourceforge.net |

Version | 2.41 |

License |
GNU Library General Public License 3 |

Maintainer | Andy Hammerlindl John Bowman |

Contained in | TeX Live as asymptote |

MiKTeX as asymptote | |

Topics |
graphics generator whose output is good for use with TeX |