Atomic Designer

Atomic Designer

Notice: For Atomic V AF model hoops, please use the new Desinger built into the Astral Hoops iPhone or Android app.

To run the Designer app, click the Launch button below. If you don't see a Launch button, make sure you have Javascript enabled in your browser. If prompted to Open or Save a file, click Open. The Designer runs in Java. If you don't have Java, it can be downloaded free here:

NOTICE: We updated this app. Clear your Java cache to get the new version. Instructions on clearing Java cache. When doing this you must check the box for "Installed Applications and Applets."  Or watch the video:

Community Gallery

Go here: to view designs in the gallery and download them onto your Atomic. You can also modify and build upon them to make your own designs.

How To

Installation and Troubleshooting

In most cases there is no need to manually install or configure software on your computer to use the Atomic Designer. Simply plug your Atomic into a USB port and the Designer program will launch above. If it doesn't, here are some things to check.

If there's an error message or nothing at all displayed above

This program uses JavaScript and Java. Please make sure the latest version is installed and enabled in your web browser. If you don't have a current version of Java installed, your browser might prompt you to install it. Java can also be installed manually from

If you have your Atomic plugged in but the screen still says, "Searching for Atomic"

Your computer might need to install a USB driver to communicate with your Atomic. Many times this will happen automatically the first time you plug the Atomic cable into your USB port. If can take a few minutes to install on a slower Internet connection. After the auto install is complete, you might need to unplug the Atomic from your computer, refresh this page, and then plug it back in for the Designer to recognize and start communicating with your Atomic.

If the USB driver does not auto install you can manually install it.  Download the latest USB driver here.

Opening the Designer on a Mac


Need help?

If you're not able to get the Designer working on your computer using the information above, you can contact our technical support for additional assistance at