Sphere is a Java Applet for visualising various three dimensional symmetries. I initially wrote it at the same time as my Cubie applet in order to play with lighting effects and work out how to show and control a 3d object. It may help generating ideas for new twisty puzzles, as it shows a sphere with various sets of cuts arranged symmetrically.
Here are some examples:
Written by Jaap Scherphuis © 2003/2004.
Download the source and class files. The program may be freely used or adapted for use on any other non-commercial website provided that the copyright message remains intact and a link is included to Jaap's Puzzle Page. The program may not be sold or used in any commercial manner without prior permission.