Animated Knots by Grog HD
By Grog LLC
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Named the best knot-tying app by Outside Magazine! Learn to tie knots the fun and easy way from the creators of the web's #1 knot site and #1 iPhone knot app. Animated Knots by Grog HD is simply the best and most comprehensive teaching and reference tool for boaters, climbers, fishermen, scouts and hobbyists. Watch as knots tie themselves in simple step-by-step photo animations, or use the manual controls to step through the animations frame by frame as you learn each knot. Tap the info tab to get detailed descriptions about each knot's correct use, advantages and disadvantages, and other information.
EXCLUSIVE IPAD FEATURES:
• Full-screen animations
• Additional animation controls: slider and finger taps
• Sharing via email, Facebook and Twitter
• Portrait and Landscape views
INCLUDED KNOT ANIMATIONS (Note that knots often go by a variety of names. The most common is shown here, but the app includes a complete, searchable list.): Albright Knot, Alpine Butterfly Bend, Alpine Butterfly Loop, Double Alpine Butterfly, Anchor Hitch, Arbor Knot, Ashley Bend, Ashley Stopper Knot, Australian Braid, Back Splice, Barrel Hitch, Bimini Twist, Blake's Hitch, Blood Knot, Bowline, Bowline on a Bight, One-Handed Bowline, Running Bowline, Water Bowline, Braid Single Rope, Locked Brummel Splice, Brummel Demo, McDonald Brummel Eye Splice, Buntline Hitch, Carrick Bend, Carrick Bend Mat, Celtic Knot Mat, Chain Sinnet, Chain Splice, Care & Cleaning, Cleat Hitch (Deck), Cleat Hitch (Halyard), Clove Hitch (Loops), Clove Hitch (End), Clove Hitch (Half Hitches), Cobra Lanyard Knot, Coil Attached Rope, Coil Unattached Rope, Common Whipping, Constrictor, Constrictor-Surgical, Cow Hitch (End), Cow Hitch (Loops), Crown, Crown Sinnet, Diamond Lanyard, Distel Hitch, Double Fisherman's, Double Overhand, Drapery Tie Back, Dropper Loop, Duncan (Uni) Knot, Figure 8, Egg Loop Knot, Directional Figure 8 loop, Figure 8 Flake, Figure 8 Follow Through, Figure 8 Bend, Double Figure 8 Loop, Figure 9 Loop, Flat Overhand Bend, Flemish Flake (Spiral), Girth (Strap) Hitch, Gnat Hitch, Half Hitch, Half Knot, Halyard Hitch, Handcuff Knot, Hasty Webbing Harness, Highwayman's Hitch, Hunter's Bend, Icicle Hitch, Icicle Hitch (End), Improved Clinch, Klemheist, Lashing-Diagonal, Lashing-Round, Lashing-Shear, Lashing-Square, Lashing-Tripod, Ligature (Instrument), One Handed Ligature, Two Handed Ligature, Lighterman's Hitch, Long Bury Splice, Masthead Knot Mat, Double Matthew Walker, Monkey's Fist, Mooring Hitch, Munter Hitch, Super Munter Hitch, Nail Knot, Non-Slip Mono, Noose, Ocean Plait Mat, Orvis Knot, Overhand Knot, Packer's Knot, Palomar Knot, Tying a Package, Perfection Loop, Pile Hitch, Poacher's Knot, Prusik Knot, Purcell Prusik System, Radium Release Hitch, Rapala Knot, Rat-Tail Stopper, Square (Reef), Rolling Hitch, Rope Ladder, Round Turn & Hitches, Sailmaker's Whipping, San Diego Jam Knot, Sheepshank, Sheet Bend, Shoelace Bow, ShoeLace, Fieggen, Grog's Sliding Splice, Slim Beauty, Slip Knot, Snell Knot, Spanish Bowline, Eye Splice, Short Splice, Strangle Knot, Surgeon's Knot, Surgeon's Loop, Surgical Tie, Two Handed Surgical Tie, Surgical Slip Tie, Child's Swing, Tensionless Hitch, Necktie (Bow Tie), Necktie (Four-in-Hand), Necktie (Half Windsor), Necktie (Pratt/Shelby), Necktie (Windsor), Theodore Knot, Thief Knot, Timber Hitch, Trilene Knot, Trucker's Hitch, Tumble Hitch, Turk's Head, Underwriter's Knot, Wall Knot, Wall & Crown, Water Knot, West Country Whipping, Zeppelin Bend
What's New in Version 4.0.2
Fixed a bug that caused certain iPads to crash when adding knots to Favorites.
Combines the best of boat, scout and para cord knots
Glad I bought this app. Worried it was not worth the $5, but after spending over $50 for ebooks on para cord, marine knots, and other apps, I'm really glad I took the plunge. The animation is first rate on my iPad. The color is magnificent and the knot list exceeds comprehensive.
I forget how to tie knots when I am out and about. Now I have the whole kit and kaboudal with me where ever I go. Can't say enough good things about this app.
This app is perfect for learning to tie virtually any knot even for a dyslexic like me. The easy to follow graphics that you can pause at each step make it simple to learn even complicated knots. I've been using it for marine/fishing applications with excellent results.
Paid - but software never downloaded
Now I know why there was only 1 review - probably written by the offshore developer that nailed me for $5.