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here is a good math movie. what is your favorite software to make math movies? I used Mathematica, GeoGebra, Sketchpad. But they are not perfect. Also, could you recommend some interesting math movies?

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@Jasper Loy. Thank you! It's movie!----what I want is shuxue dianying –  a boy Jan 17 '11 at 8:05
    
I'm watching the movie Good Will Hunting –  a boy Jan 17 '11 at 10:20
    
watched 10 minutes. I don't like Good Will Hunting. –  a boy Jan 17 '11 at 10:28
    
Most of the movies that I made on my youtube channel had frame generators written in C and then thrown at mjpegtools to generate mpegs. –  deoxygerbe Jan 18 '11 at 6:12
    
@deoxygerbe, let me have a look –  a boy Jan 19 '11 at 4:01

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There is no "perfect" software for making math visualization videos. The better movies of this kind were likely made using standard 3D animation software such as Cinema4D, Maya, 3d studio, XSI and such. You'll probably have to export data from a math application such as Mathematica into these suites and do the renderings in there. It's possible to render with just POV-Ray but working with a 3D suite can get you much better results.

Some examples:

  1. Not Knot, part 1 and part 2

  2. Moebius Transformations

  3. Sphere Eversion Part 1 and Part 2

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