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This category is for sites dealing with software used to generate fractals, or software used for chaotic behavior computation (dynamic systems).
http://www.arosmagic.com/Fractals/
A free, high-resolution, true-color fractal program for Windows 95/NT, and Macintosh.
http://www.artlandia.com/
A Mathematica-based software for creating mathematical, and algorithmic art.
http://www.artmatic.com/
Power Macintosh shareware generator that renders still and animated images.
http://www.chaospro.de/
Freeware fractal generator. Can do 24 bit and 3D transforms, including Quaternions. Includes history of program, gallery and fractal theory information.
http://serendip.brynmawr.edu/chaos/index.html
Interactive applets that show billiard dynamic system motion in various shaped tables. Addresses mathematical concept.
http://mekler.narod.ru/Science/CPA/eng_descr.htm
Downloadable software for calculating the correlation dimension of reconstructed attractor. Based on algorithms from the TISEAN project.
http://www.schulers.com/fractal
Freeware fractal generator that can export images as POVRay files.
http://www.berkhan.de/easy/easyfrac.htm
Fractal Generator with real-time zoom and large variety of effects.
http://www.bottlenose.demon.co.uk/share/fracplanet/index.htm
GPL-ed free software for generating fractal planets and terrain. It uses Qt and OpenGL.
http://www.cygnus-software.com/
Win32 shareware program for exploration of the Mandelbrot set and other fractals.
http://www.pangloss.com/seidel/Frac/
Practice making fractals with this online tool. Features preview of image and dwell and frequency table.
http://fractalarts.com/ASF/Fractal_Links.html
Fractal art tutorials and free fractal software.
http://www.fraktalstudio.de/
Complex, quaternion and phase-plane raytracer, featuring many different lightning models. Includes mathematical background and downloads. [German, English]
http://www.fractalposter.com/
Tool to discover fractals and add them to a personal gallery.
http://www.fractalyse.org/
Measures fractal dimension of image and curve with several methods. Includes documentation and related publications. [English, French]
http://www.fractsurf.de/e_index2.html
Zoom through a library of fractals. Free download, Windows.
http://www.sticksoftware.com/software/Fracture.html
Fracture is a screensaver for Mac OS X that can generate a wide variety of fractal images, including the Mandelbrot Set, Julia sets, Self-Squared Dragons, and Attraction Basin fractals.
http://fraqtive.mimec.org/
Open source program for drawing Mandelbrot and Julia fractals using optimized navigation algorithms. Includes snapshots and features overview.
http://www.logarithmic.net/pfh/ghost-diagrams
Software for assembling sets of tiles. Includes samples and downloads.
http://emmanuel.debanne.free.fr/glito/
A free explorer of 2D Iterated Function System fractals for GNU/Linux and Windows. Includes gallery and formula information.
http://gnofract4d.sourceforge.net/
Four-dimensional, inter-relational Mandelbrot and Julia set generator. Includes gallery, manuals, mathematical concepts, downloads and contact information.
http://www.mpeters.de/mpeweb/hop/index.htm
DOS/Windows shareware fractal generator and screensaver, based on Martin (Hopalong) and Gumowski/Mira attractors.
http://www.mysticfractal.com/
Software to excite the imagination and help create intriguing two and three-dimensional images. Includes news, software, FAQs, gallery and contact.
http://jlsystem.sourceforge.net/
Java desktop program rendering two-dimensional Lindemayer sets. Includes technical background, download, installation instructions and screenshots.
http://www.freedownloadscenter.com/Multimedia_and_Graphics/Misc__Graphics_Tools/LSysEdit.html
Creates fractal plant images from a few bytes of text. LSysEdit edits and views Lsystems, and saves the images created by them as .bmp files. Free download.
http://www.h-schmidt.net/MandelApplet/mandelapplet.html
Generator with color selection and auto-zoom feature. Uses java.
http://www.mandel.org.uk/
Freeware package allowing simple, colourful, customisable exploration of the Mandelbrot and Julia sets.
http://cjain.free.fr/
A virtual landscape generator, based on fractal technology. After creation, the landscape can be modified by a graphic editor part of the application. Windows 95/98/NT shareware.
http://www.uvm.edu/~msargent/
Offers several Michael Sargent's QS-series DOS and Windows fractal generators.
http://robertinventor.com/software/main/
Fractal music generator; animated 3D virtual flowers in compressed VRML format.
http://www.softology.com.au/
Windows application that generates fractals, cellular automata, attractors, IFS, L-systems, music, and other related simulations. Supports 2D and 3D fractal generation and movies.
http://www.davidaspitzley.org/FractalFarm/
An on-line tool for viewing and breeding IFS fractal images.
http://mathforum.org/advanced/robertd/lsys2d.html
Also called Lindenmayer systems or parallel string-rewrite systems, a compact way to describe iterative graphics using a turtle analogy. Mathematica examples.
http://www.ultrafractal.com/
Shareware Windows 95/98/NT fractal plotter. A fractal consists of one or more layers, which are merged in Photoshop-like fashion. Each layer has its own fractal formula, location, and coloring algorithms.
http://chabin.laurent.free.fr/vff/vff.html
This site describes a freeware Fractal Image Sequence Generator based on FRACTINT. It contains example videos of what can be achieved with it.
http://www.ucw.cz/~hubicka/XaoS
Fast portable realtime fractal zoomer.
http://www.xenodream.com/
Generator that renders 3D IFS fractal images, and enables lighting post-processing.
http://wizard.ae.krakow.pl/~jb/Zuk/
Dynamic, real-time Mandelbrot fractal viewer for DOS.
http://mu-j.com/mufrac/
Distributed fractal explorer for mobile devices (phones and PDAs). Current supported platform is the J2ME, plus MIDP.
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