Helper App: Life Installer

This installs a helperApp to translate Life patterns from .lif files on the web. It should really write the patterns to a soup, but for now, it just opens Life and adds them directly to its pattern picker.

Make sure NewtonScript preference is set to Compile before parsing.

If you tap Install, any text .lif files from the web will be added to Life.

Individual patterns are no longer available at, but a pattern archive (and other programs) can be downloaded from

#A sample file: "acorn.lif" (embedded)
#Life 1.05
#D Acorn
#D The most vigorously growing 7-cell
#D "methuselah" pattern. See also RABBITS.
#P -3 -1

De-Install (or reboot) to remove this helperApp.

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