A small group of mathematicians at Universität
Regensburg has developed a special
version of CoCoA for computers equipped with the Windows operating system.
This version of CoCoA
4 has the following new
Eventually the following
features are also planned:
a graphical interface which is identical for Windows
and Unix based systems (using QT)
an html-based help system
split windows for simultaneous editing and computing
automatic command name completion
a sophisticated command history
If you have any suggestions or wishes on how this
interface should look like or behave, please let us know. The current version is
4.2. You can download it for free.
an xml-based help system
Attention! CoCoA 4.2 is available at
An older version of CoCoA
based on the Windows interface created by A. Polverini seems to be reasonably
stable. The last version is WinCoCoA 3.7.b
(dated July 21, 1999) and consists of the
following two files:
If you want to try this version, download the two files, put them in a
directory (e.g. C:\WinCoCoA\ )
and unzip them (including paths, e.g. pkunzip -d WinCoCoA.zip). You
can then create a shortcut to start WinCoCoA.exe. Please do not forget
to specify the CoCoA directory as your working directory. If possible,
put your personal input files there.
There is also a version with some syntax highlighting
and other "bells and whistles". You need the two files
This version is also dated July 21,1999.
Please send your remarks, bug reports, and suggestions to
And, as usual, if you like CoCoA,
please become a registered user by sending a short note to the CoCoA Team.
It doesn't cost you anything, it just means that you will get e-mail
from us once or twice a year informing you about the latest developments
in the CoCoA world!
Last change: Sept 15, 2003