If you can't find what you are looking for in the below table of generating and rendering software programs, applications, tutorials and more, then additional fractal related information may be found in this 1,300+ line text file. Also, further information may be found within the world renowned Fractal Census, where over 4,500 individuals are listed (plus statistics on software use and number of users per country). Even the first portion of the table below (which previously was in alphabetical order) is now listed in the order by programs having been acquired, tried, and/or used the most, so as to match the statistics from the Fractal Census list of applications.
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Product / Type | OS | Description |
FractInt 20.0.00 (official release) FractInt 20.4.09 (developer's ver.) FractInt 21.0.05 (Windows beta) |
DOS, Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP |
The best known FREEWARE fractal generator created for IBM PC's and compatible computers. It is the most versatile and extensive fractal program available for any price. This is the fractal program most used by schools, colleges, and universities. Also, other ports of the program may be found for MAC, UNIX/Linux, Windows, etc. It is one of the oldest free software programs still being maintained (according to many sources, such as Wikipedia). |
Ultra Fractal | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A purchaseware (a new fee required for every version release) 32-bit fractal plotter written in Borland Delphi. Capable of multiple documents and multi-threading, and a compiler compatible with many of FractInt's formulae (though not all of them). And the main features are the graphic editor abilities, such as layering and filtering. |
XenoDream | Win9x/ME/NT4/2K/XP | An artist's workshop and adventure playground, a tool and a toy to transcend your imagination. It is a flexible environment incorporating 3D object creation, 3D lighting and filters, 2D layering and various other operations. It uses a type of fractal known as "3D IFS" for incredible versatile shapes and textures, and there are no formulas to learn. |
Tiera-Zon TieraZon2 |
Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | One of the most popular generators of fractal graphics in 24 bit true color. This freeware 32-bit program, written in Visual C++ by Stephen C. Ferguson, has capabilities far above many that are available, and is well worth taking the time to try out and use. (Both the executable and source code are available.) |
Fractal Explorer | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A freeware program which includes variations of the well known Mandelbrot, Newton, Orbital fractals, Iterated Function Systems - IFS, and three-dimensional strange attractors. It contains over a hundred built-in formulas and many filters, with a fractal landscape library, special effects, and creation of AVI movies. |
QuaSZ QuaSZ Mac |
Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP, Macintosh OS X | One of the many programs by Terry W. Gintz that spun-off from the code of ZPlot, and now the most popular of his recent generators. Primarily for exploring quaternions, hypernions, octonions, cubics, and complexified quats. Capable of producing 3D objects for export to other file formats and rendering engines. |
SterlingWare 1.7 SterlingWare 2.0 |
Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A freeware program, and probably the second most well known fractal generator by Stephen C. Ferguson, that allows one point and click zooming; Julia Mode; Inverse Mode; etc., and saves images in several file formats (both the executable and source code have been made available). Recently, Tad Boniecki has modifed the formula module to create version 2.0 of this program, and add 50 different formulae. |
Apophysis | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A freeware program for creating and editing Iterated Function System (IFS) and Flame Fractal parameters. |
Fractal Zplot | Windows | This gateway program by Terry W. Gintz was written to draw not only escape-type fractals using every conceivable complex math function, but also convergent and orbit-trap types, and extended basic complex math to hypercomplex and quaternion math. Formerly originating as an Amiga program known only as ZPlot, it is now capable of true-color with 3-D images/objects and video format. (see also 'Quaternion Package') |
Mind-Boggling Fractals MBF Lite or get a (pirated copy) |
Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A CD-ROM was available that contained the very fast program, a built-in tutorial, and over 700 fractal images. This very easy to use and fun program was designed by and based on the formulae of Paul W. Carlson. But the original site is no longer available, so try one of the other two links (or search the web). |
Chaoscope | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A freeware 3D strange attractors rendering program, capable of using FractInt MAP files. Currently eleven attractor types available with five different render methods. |
Kai's PowerTools (KPT) | Windows, MAC | A native application extension fully compliant with Adobe's Plug-in standard for compatible Graphic Image Editors. Depending on the version, several modules are available for fractal generation, such as Frax4D, FraxFlame, and FraxPlorer. |
ChaosPro 3.2 | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A freeware 24 bit, 3D fractal program ("ported" from the Amiga version) with many additional features and support, such as animation, 3D transformation, and much more. Capable of using files from both FractInt and UltraFractal, making it very versatile. |
Cubics | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | One of the many programs by Terry W. Gintz that spun-off from the code of ZPlot. This program graphs 3D slices of the 4-dimensional cubic Mandelbrots. (see also 'Quaternion Package') |
FraSZle | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | One of the many programs by Terry W. Gintz that spun-off from the code of ZPlot. Has the ability to handle LSystems, and can share parameters with QuaSZ. (see also 'Quaternion Package') |
Crocus | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | One of the many programs by Terry W. Gintz that spun-off from the code of ZPlot. This program allows the building of OpenGL 3D scenes, and allows importing and exporting bojects and files from several sources. |
Bryce | Windows, MAC | A stand-alone application that offers a way to design and render 3D worlds and abstract 3D sculptures. Easily create Multifractal terrain models and work with Volumetrics. |
QuatPOV | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A quaternion and matrix algebra patch for POV-Ray. This program is one of the six software products for 3D fractal enthusiasts found within the 'Quaternion Package'. |
WinFract 18.21 (released 1993) WinFract 20.2 (released 2002) |
Windows | A freeware fractal generator created from the code of 'FractInt' for the IBM PC Windows environment, but with a typical Windows GUI. |
Flarium 24 | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A freeware 32-bit program written in Visual C++ to generate fractals in 24 bit color mode. |
XFractInt 20.4.04 | UNIX, Linux | The best freeware fractal generator created for IBM PC's and compatible computers. It is the most versatile and extensive fractal program available for any price. This is the fractal program most used by schools, colleges, and universities. Also, other ports of the program may be found for MAC, Windows, DOS, etc. |
POV-Ray (Persistence of Vision Ray-Tracer) |
DOS, Windows, MAC, UNIX, Amiga, etc. | A high-quality, totally free tool for creating stunning three-dimensional, photo-realistic graphics with reflections, shading, perspective and other effects. |
DynaMaSZ DynaMaSZ 2 iDynaMaSZ |
Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP, Macintosh OS X | A scientific visualization software program to be used as a Dynamic Matrix Systems fractal generator. This 32-bit program allows you to render multi-dimensional matrices, such as 4D Julia-sets and 4D Mandelbrot-sets using whole matrix algebras. |
Fractal ViZion | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | One of the many programs by Terry W. Gintz that spun-off from the code of ZPlot. This program graphs formulas based on 4-D complex number planes, supporting Julia sets, quaternions, hypernions, orbital fractals and LSystems. |
Vchira | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A freeware program that allows one point and click zooming; Julia Mode; Inverse Mode; saves images in to graphic file formats; and much more (both the executable and source code are available). |
XaoS | Windows, MAC, UNIX, BeOS, DOS, OS/2, Amiga | A freeware program that is a fast portable real-time interactive and fluid fractal zoomer, with animated tutorials. It can draw 24 different types of fractals, and all fractal formulas can be plotted on 6 different planes. It has Post-calculation filters, Coloring Options, multi-language support, Real-time image rotation, and a formula parser for user-defined formulas. |
Fractal eXtreme | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A shareware 32-bit fractal exploration program that draws pictures of the Mandelbrot set and other fractals on your PC and allows you to explore these fractals by zooming and panning towards interesting areas with your mouse or keyboard. |
GrafZViZion | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A freeware program that allows one point Anti aliasing; Multiple view windows (MDI); full screen mode; Sharpen Filter; saves images in several file formats (executable and source code available). |
Iterations | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A freeware 32-bit program written in Visual C++ that generates fractal images which can be used in backgrounds and textures for other images, artwork or photos. |
Ktaza | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A freeware 32-bit program written in Visual C++ that generates fractal images which can be used in backgrounds and textures for other images, artwork or photos. |
InkBlot Kaos | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A freeware 32-bit program written in Visual C++ that generates fractals in 24 bit true color. |
The GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) |
Windows, UNIX/Linux | A freely distributed piece of software suitable for such tasks as image composition and image authoring. The use of compatible plug-ins enhances the program to produce a variety of fractal types, from Mandelbrot and Julia to flames. |
Aros Fractals | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP, MAC | A freeware you can use to explore some classical fractal images at extremely high resolutions (physical size and color depths). |
Quat | DOS, Windows, Linux | A free 32-bit program that generates 24-bit true color PNG images for the calculation of genuine three dimensional fractals. |
Fractal Forge | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A freeware 32-bit application written in Delphi. Capable of AVI animations, poster-size image tiling, various filters, and supports up to 4 processors, plus much more. |
Atriatix | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A freeware 32-bit program written in Visual C++ that generates fractal images which can be used in backgrounds and textures for other images, artwork or photos. |
Flight From Fractal | Win9x | A freeware 32-bit program written to generate fractals in 24 bit color mode. |
Quetzal | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | One of the many programs by Terry W. Gintz that spun-off from the code of ZPlot. This program allows the building of OpenGL 3D scenes, and is the replacement for the previous 'Crocus'. |
Spangfract | MAC | A very good freeware program that creates pictures of the Mandlebrot Set and Julia Sets. Capable of texturizing, blending, and using other images for coloring effects. |
Firefly | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | One of the many programs by Terry W. Gintz that spun-off from the code of ZPlot. This program graphs formulas based on 4-D complex number planes, currently supporting the Mandelbrot set, Julia sets, and Phoenix curves. |
Fractal Projector | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | One of the many programs by Terry W. Gintz that spun-off from the code of ZPlot. This program graphs fractals based on 3X3 matrices, where a Latin square is combined with a sign matrix and the composite matrix is iterated the same as a complex or quad variable. |
Hydra | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | One of the many programs by Terry W. Gintz that spun-off from the code of ZPlot. This program graphs 3-D slices of formulas based on 4-D complex number planes, currently supporting quaternion, hypernion, and user-customized quad types of the Mandelbrot set and Julia sets. |
Pod ME | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | One of the many programs by Terry W. Gintz that spun-off from the code of ZPlot. This program graphs 3-D slices of formulas based on the loxodromic functions by Thomas Kromer. |
Root IFS | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A freeware 32-bit program written in Visual C++ that generates fractal images which can be used in backgrounds and textures for other images, artwork or photos. |
FractalVision for Windows | Windows | An application written by Dick Oliver based upon the DOS version but with a Windows interface. |
Kaos Rhei | Win9x | A freeware fractal generating and exploring program supporting more than a dozen different fractal types, including M-Sets, N-Sets and N/M-Sets. Plus a unique formula parser giving control over the coloring of the fractals. |
QS Flame | Windows | A freeware application. |
Alien Lab | Windows | A freeware application. |
Dust Fractals | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A freeware IFS fractal generator, capable of using FractInt MAP files and color cycling with several formulae. Adjustable parameters, dimensions, initial points, and more. |
Chaos: The Software | DOS | A shareware release of James Gleick's application, written by Josh Gordon, Rudy Rucker and John Walker for Autodesk, Inc. The set of programs run under Windows as a full-screen DOS session, and works in all known versions of Windows, up to and including Windows XP. (Both the executable and source code are available.) |
Fractal Domains | MAC | A shareware application for generating images of the Mandelbrot and Julia sets, and also an unlimited variety of types based on rational functions. |
Fractal Orbits | DOS, OS/2, Win-OS/2 | A freeware module for "ScreenSaver", the eponymous utility. |
Lparser | Windows | A freeware application. |
L-System | Windows | A freeware application. |
ManPWin | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A free program based loosely on 'FractInt' but is a full 32 bit program with true colour support. |
TrueMand | Windows | A freeware program which can be used to create TrueColor Mandelbrot images. |
Visions Of Chaos | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | This application generates 2D and 3D fractals, cellular automata, attractors and other chaos related simulations, and is written for someone with little or no mathematical abilities. |
QTrnion | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A freeware 32-bit program written in Visual C++ that generates fractal images which can be used in backgrounds and textures for other images, artwork or photos. |
Raimuraito | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A freeware program written by Yasuo Kamei, because he "wanted to create original fractal images". |
Artmatic Pro | MAC ? | An application. |
Cold IFS | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A freeware 32-bit program written in Visual C++ that generates fractal images which can be used in backgrounds and textures for other images, artwork or photos. |
Deeper | Windows | A freeware application. |
Fractal Therapy Program | Windows | A freeware application. |
Fract-O-Rama | Windows | A freeware application. |
HOP - Fractals in Motion | DOS, Windows 3.x/9x, OS/2 | Freeware program which draws abstract images and real-time animations, based on 'strange attractor' formulas, enhanced by mathematical and graphical special effects. Screensaver and fractal generator. |
Mand2000 | Windows | A freeware application. |
Mandelbrot Explorer | Windows | A freeware application. |
Makin' Magic Fractals (MMFrac V2.4) |
DOS | A freeware 32-bit generator able to get detail for small bailout, has 4-D rotation modes, and features that include parameter saving, realtime 3-D, landscape/plasma mode, texture maps, etc. |
QS SymXaoS | Windows | A freeware application. |
Talis | Windows | A freeware program that generates fractal images which can be used in backgrounds and textures for other images, artwork or photos. |
A Fractal Experience | DOS, Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A freeware instructional program designed to give students a basic understanding behind the amazing phenomenon of fractals. |
Brazil | Windows | Allows the creation of IFS fractal images, morphing between two different graphics, and compatible with FractInt files. |
EscapePPC | Windows ? | A freeware application. |
All of the following are in alphabetical order due to having only a few counts to order them by. |
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Attractor & Co | Windows | This shareware software will enable you to discover and explore, in a modest manner, the endless and fascinating realm of strange attractors. |
ChaosPro | Amiga | A freeware fractal generating and exploring program meant to combine the power of Fractint with the well known features of Mand2000. |
Context Free | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A program that generates images from written instructions called a grammar. The program follows the instructions in a few seconds to create images that can contain millions of shapes.. |
Fast FPU Fractal Fun (FFFF 2.0.0) (FFFF 3.1.2) |
Windows | Reportedly the fastest Win32 Mandelbrot set generator. Features OpenGL, realtime zoom, SSE QuadPixel calc, SSE2 and 3DNow! DualPixel calc, FPU per pixel calc, GPU asm (VertexProgram) calc, multiprocessor support, and benchmarking. |
FracPPC | MAC | A freeware program that generates color images of the most popular fractal, the Mandelbrot set, also images of the associated Julia sets. |
Fractal Agent Fractal Commander |
Windows | Freeware programs orignally written to draw escape-type fractals using every conceivable complex math function. And now convergent and orbit-trap types, and extended basic complex math to hypercomplex and quaternion math. Fractal Agent is the intro version, Fractal Commander the 256-color version, and Fractal Elite the true-color version. These are the older FREEWARE versions of Terry Gintz's programs. |
Fractal Generator | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A DCOM and Multi-CPU enabled fractal Generator. It uses separate modules (servers) for the calculation of a particular kind of fractal. |
Fractal Imaginator | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | One of the many programs by Terry W. Gintz, based on core routines from Fractal ViZion and Fractal Zplot. It is an interactive program designed to create true-color fractals and videos of 2D and 3D fractal types with random generating methods. |
Fractal Orbits 2 | DOS, OS/2, Win-OS/2 | A freeware module for "ScreenSaver", the eponymous utility. |
Fractal Orbits 32 | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A freeware 32-bit fractal picture generator for Julia and Mandlebrot sets. |
Fractal Texture Composer 2.0 | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A shareware 32-bit program for simulating 3D elevations. An ideal tool for beginners or professionals to create textures and background images. |
FractalPro | Amiga | The Professional Fractal Art and Animation System. |
Fractalus | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A freeware 32-bit truecolor high resolution fractal generator. Slideshow for cycling through parameter files, makes fractal movies with automated video creation, and more. |
FractalWorks | Mac OS X 10.6.6+ | A high performance, universal fractal rendering program. It is multi-threaded, which means it takes advantage of all the cores in a multi-processor machine. Besides the stunning images of Mandelbrot and Julia sets, it will create 3D fractal renderings, and can generate stereo images for viewing as parallel or cross-eye, or anaglyph images. The very low cost in the Mac App Store is a good deal. |
Fractopia Screen Saver | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A program by Gil Murray that lets you create your own very cool screen savers, in 5 easy steps. |
Fractz | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A fractal generator by Tom Stokes. |
Glito | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP and GNU/Linux | A freeware program for the exploring of IFS (Iterated Function Systems) in 2D, can be used to draw Julia sets as well. Some of the feature are real-time visualization of the modifications and animations, plus supports several file formats. |
Incendia | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A freeware Multiprocessor Fractal Engine (currently in a development stage) that allows you to explore the realm of 21 different 3-D fractal types (many more to come in future releases). Multiple Rendering Styles, Tranformation Editor, Material Editor, Mesh Export, etc. |
IFS4 | Windows | An Iterated Function System (IFS) screen saver written in Borland's Pascal for Windows. |
INFI | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A freeware program for generating images of the mandelbrot set with a simple user interface. |
iViZionaire | Macintosh OS X | One of the many programs by Terry W. Gintz, based on core routines from Fractal ViZion and Fractal Zplot. It is an interactive program designed to create true-color fractals and videos of 2D and 3D fractal types with random generating methods. |
Java Applet | Java | Fractal Worlds I - demonstration: a Java applet by Philip J. Baker. |
Java Fractals | Java | Various Java Applets including IFS Fractals, Complex Number Fractals, Orbit Fractals, etc. |
Java Strange Attractor Search | Java | If your browser supports Java, you will see an endless succession of fractal images produced by the iterated map. |
Javaquat | Java | A freeware Java program for generating and exploring fractals. Use it online or download the program, source and documentation. |
Julia Saver | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | An amazing new screen saver which generates full-screen fractals whenever your computer is idle. |
M24TOOLS | Windows | A suite of three programs to create true-color pictures (based on HSL color specification rather than RGB) from the Mandelbrot or Julia sets. |
MacOrbits | Macintosh OS X | One of the many programs by Terry W. Gintz, based on core routines from Fractal ViZion and Fractal Zplot. It is an interactive program designed to create true-color fractals and videos of 2D and 3D fractal types with random generating methods. |
MakeMap | Windows | A freeware utility for creating custom 256 color maps for use with Fractint. |
MandleAcid 2.0 | MAC | A fractal play program that has a cool interface. |
OrgForm Compilation | All Platforms | This is the most complete collection of Fractint formulae available, along with George Martin's OrgForm program to maintain your own additions. |
Plankton Explorer | DOS | A small freeware program which can be used to explore new versions of a strange attractor found by CERN physicists Gumowski and Mira. |
Quaternion-Generator | Windows | Will generate Julia-set Quaternions in 256 colors, only uses idle-time (perfect for background-processing), save to clipboard (so you can get it into your favourite graphics-program), load/save parameters, load Fractint or PaintShop palettes. |
Quaternion Julia Set VRML Server | Website Browser | A CGI engine used to generate VRML quaternion Julia sets. |
Quaternion Package | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A package of six softwares for 3D fractal enthusiasts which is composed of QuaSZ, Cubics, FraSZle, Fractal Zplot, Crocus and QuatPOV. Over 150 built-in formulas with a powerful quaternion formula parser (compatible with Fractint so you can import your favorite formulas), and the ability to export objects for rendering programs. Plus many quaternion videos generated with QuaSZ and QuatPOV. |
SBART | UNIX | A freeware design support tool to create an interesting 2-D CG image based on artificial selection, which was originally proposed as Artificial Evolution by Mr. Karl Sims. |
Seractal | Windows | A shareware screensaver that draws full-screen fractals, with virtually unlimited variety in its colors and images. |
Set Surfer | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A freeware program that creates pictures of the Mandlebrot Set and Julia Sets. |
Swirlique iSwirlique |
Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP, Macintosh OS X | One of the many programs by Terry W. Gintz. It draws and animates Kleinian limit sets, using the "depth-first search" algorithm and two-generator group "recipes", as illustrated in the book Indra's Pearls. |
Symmetry | Windows | A shareware program that generates fractals and symmetric figures. It is adapted from BASIC routines described in Michael Field & Martin Golubitsky "SYMMETRY IN CHAOS", OUP 1992. |
TRUMAND | DOS, Windows | A freeware 24-bit Mandelbrot generator with interactive color editor. Plus other utilities and programs to download. |
VistaPro | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | A full 32-bit program for rendering and three-dimensional graphics. |
wmPHoto | Windows | A freeware fractal generator based upon the C code of 'WinMand2' with an idea from a BASIC program by Kerry Mitchell. Input allows for photos to be used as a 'color palette'. Image output to multiple formats, including animated GIF and MPG. |
YAFE | Windows | A freeware interactive fractal renderer, featuring an extremely simple and intuitive user interface capable of producing mathematically-sound renderings. |
ZoneXplorer 1.05 | PowerPC: MorphOS, AmigaOS | Initially developed in 1995 for an Amiga A2000, it already allows some very important and basic features like modularity and an easy, intuitive navigation engine. Plus multitasking with unlimited number of windows, each one with an independent formula and zone. |
All of the following are various collections and related items to fractals. |
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Postscript Fractals | Postscript Printers | A collection of 40+ postscript fractals. Postscript is a forth like language in which a statement loads a stack with the final word in the statement giving the operation. |
Jay R. Hill's various software | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | Items such as "Deepzoom", "Find Period of Component", and "Real roots", and more. |
Philip J. Baker's various software | Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | "Eight Screen Savers for Windows" package available as freeware, including Fractal Worlds I & II, and Mandelbrot. A never ending display of amazing designs, shapes and colours. |
Spanky Fractal Database | Amiga, DOS, Windows, OS/2, MAC, UNIX, etc. | Many varieties of programs are available and may be found at this site. Including some old hard to find versions. |
Paul Bourke (various software) |
MAC, UNIX | Fractal Dimension Calculators; full featured facet based modeller; "FracHill" generates fractal landscapes, renders them, and exports into several of 3D formats; Iterated Function Systems implementation; etc. |
Hoppy's website (various items) |
Win9x/ME/NT/2K/XP | Fractal information, including sample programs in C and BASIC. A Fractint PAR file with thumbnail pictures of all files. 3D programming information, with sample programs. |
Sprott's Software (various items) |
DOS, Windows | J. C. Sprott's website containing Freeware and Commercially Available Software. All the programs are for the PC and run under DOS. Source code is only available as explicitly indicated. |
Fractal Stuff | DOS, MAC, UNIX, Windows | A MAC fractal play program that has a cool interface, and an AfterDark screensaver module. A Windows plasma-fractal-like generator, and much more. |
If you can't find what you are looking for in the table of software above, then more fractal related information may be found in this 1,300+ line text file. Additional information may also be found within the Fractal Census, where over 4,500 individuals are listed (plus statistics on software use and number of users per country). Even the first portion of the table above (which previously was in alphabetical order) is now listed in the order by programs having been acquired, tried, and/or used the most, so as to match the statistics from the Census.