GoKnot is a complete Windows Go solution. Go (Japanese) is the oriental game aka Wei Qi (Chinese) and Baduk (Korean). GoKnot can be used for playing, both locally or on the Internet. It is also a tool for editing and analyzing games.
GoKnot as a playing tool:
* GnuGo 3.6 engine for playing included
* Analysis, best moves list, what if ..
* Hints during play
* It is modular and open. The engine can be replaced
GoKnot as a games/problems edition tool:
* Complete support of the SGF 4.0 standard
* Conversion of older SGF versions
* Edition of symbols, remarks, etc.
* Game trees edition capacities: extracting individual branches, merging, cropping trees, etc.
* Game maps!!
* Realistic boards with customizable board and stone bitmaps
* Splits game collections to multiple files
* Sketch gobans for testing on a copy
* Complete editable timing game records
* Easy annotation for SGF standards
GoKnot as an IGS client:
* Display hints while playing a game
* While playing you may ask "what if" questions
* While playing you may try variations on a sketch goban where the engine plays as your opponent
* Observing multiple IGS games in multiple boards
* You can observe up to 24 games simultaneously
* Storing the games with complete timing records
* Most of these features are not found in any other software
* Gobans can be floated, restored or resized by simple mouse clicks.
* GoKnot can be used as a debugger for developing GKE engines
* Board and stone textures can be created by the user
Install and uninstall:
* Friendly install and uninstall with support for updating previous versions
* Uninstall fully restores: erases any files installed and any registry keys created
* The program verifies its integrity making sure it is 100% virus free
» version 2.0 - posted on 2005-12-23
The program is entirely built from source code created or licensed to its author who guarantees that:
THE PROGRAM IS 100% FREE OF MALICIOUS CODE, VIRUSES, ADWARE, SPYWARE OF ANY KIND.
The binaries available in our official server http://goknot.eu.com are always VERIFIED FOR INTEGRITY.
Only in untrustworthy servers or in your computer could an executable be infected by a virus. If that was the case, that should trigger a warning mechanism informing you which executable file has been infected. Any correcting actions are entirely on your side.
The application works substantially as described in this manual. Quality is a major concern of our company. If you find any bugs in it, don't hesitate to contact us with a precise description that allows us to reproduce the misbehavior. We will do our best to fix the situation and send you a free bug fix. Nevertheless, we keep the exclusive right to determine what is a bug and what is not, and what correcting actions apply to each case. Also, we hereby declare that:
There is no warranty for this program, to the extent permitted by applicable law, other than the replacement of the original package.
This program is provided "AS IS" without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.
In no event will the copyright holder, or any other party who may redistribute the program, be liable to you for damages, including any general, special, incidental or consequential damages arising out of the use or inability to use the program. Including but not limited to: loss of data, hardware damage, mechanical damage, losses sustained by you, losses sustained by third parties or a failure of the program to operate with any other programs.