Learn knots for fishing, climbing, boating, scouting and other applications of rope work.
Knots 3D is the original 3D knot-tying app, available on the App Store since 2011. Beware of copycat and scam apps that try to deceive using similar names, descriptions and employ fake reviews.
Knots 3D is the ultimate knot-tying app for fishermen, climbers, boaters and scouters alike. With over 175 unique knots and new ones added frequently, Knots 3D makes it easy to learn even the most difficult knots in no time. Browse by category or search by name, common synonym or ABoK # and save your favorite knots for quick review.
- 177 knots in over a dozen categories.
- Watch knots tie themselves and pause or adjust the speed of the animation at any time.
- Rotate knots in 360-degree, 3D views to study them from any angle with a swipe of a finger.
- Interact with the knot on the screen by "scrubbing" over the knot to advance or rewind the animation.
- High-res graphics with photo-realistic rope textures.
- Dark mode / Light Mode
- Completely self-contained – No permissions or internet required!
- No advertisements! No in-app purchases! No subscriptions! Ever!
Choose from a wide variety of knots and see how they are tied in incredible detail. Each 3D knot has detailed reference information including tying pointers, strength and reliability, structural info, and Ashley reference numbers (ABoK) and the occasional history behind the knot.
- Essential Knots
- Arborist Knots
- Boating and Sailing Knots
- Camping Knots
- Caving Knots
- Climbing Knots
- Decorative Knots
- Diving Knots
- Search and Rescue (SAR)
- Military Knots
- Rope Care
- Scouting Knots
- Theatre and Film Knots
- Binding Knots
- Friction Hitches
- Loop Knots
- Quick Release
- Stopper Knots
Knots 3D is the perfect app for anyone who wants to learn how to tie knots for fishing, climbing, and boating. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced knot-tyer, Knots 3D has everything you need to become an expert. Download it now and start knotting!
Minor updates to glossary and translations
- Long press to add knot to favorites
- 13 New Knots(177 total)! Boom Hitch, End-line Prusik, Ground Line Hitch, Lapp Knot, Munter Mule, Quick Hitch, Slipped Constrictor, Slip Figure 8, Slipped Ground Line Hitch, Slipped Lapp Knot, Snap Bowline, Super Munter, Triple Bowline
- New Categories: Caving, Military, Friction Hitches, Quick Release Knots
- Improved searching
- Updates and corrections to histories, synonyms and translations
- Performance improvements and bug fixes