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Sterling2 Alternatives

Sterling2 is described as 'Sterling 2 is build on the grounds of Sterling, a fractal-generating commerial program written in 1999' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to Sterling2 for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is JWildfire, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Sterling2 are Xaos, Apophysis, Ultra Fractal and Chaoscope.

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Sterling 2 is build on the grounds of Sterling, a fractal-generating commerial program written in 1999.

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    JWildfire

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    14 alternatives to JWildfire 

    Modern ui, soft developed and ugraded by andreas maschke for design 2d and 3d fractal flames. Very nice app and powerful.

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    Xaos

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    11 alternatives to Xaos 

    XaoS is an interactive fractal zoomer. It allows the user to continuously zoom in or out of a fractal in a fluid, continuous motion. This capability makes XaoS great for exploring fractals, and it’s fun!

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    Apophysis

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    15 alternatives to Apophysis 

    Apophysis is a fractal flame editor and renderer for Microsoft Windows. It was created by Mark Townsend by translating Scott Draves original C code into Delphi and adding a graphical user interface[citation needed].

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    Maybe I'm just used to it but I do believe it is easier to use. It generates a greater variety, more & easy controls to fine tune image and colours. Like that I can assign processors as I see fit.

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    Ultra Fractal

    • Windows
    12 alternatives to Ultra Fractal 

    Ultra Fractal is a fractal generation and rendering software application. The program works using a similar paradigm to Photoshop, allowing multiple layers to be combined using layer blending modes, transformations and custom fractal formulas.

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    Chaoscope

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    11 alternatives to Chaoscope 

    Chaoscope is a 3D strange attractors rendering software. The word "Chaoscope" was invented by Ralph Abraham to describe computer tools used to help comprehending dynamic systems, a superset of the strange attractors.

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    ChaosPro

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    12 alternatives to ChaosPro 

    Windows 95/98/NT fractal generation and exploration program with 3D, network, animation, 24 bit support, compatible to FractInt, compatible to UltraFractal (excluding UF class based formulas).

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    1.  Support for LayersChaosPro supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
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    • Oxidizer icon

      Oxidizer

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      10 alternatives to Oxidizer 

      "Oxidizer is a free open source fractal flame editor for the Apple Macintosh, running OSX 10.4 or greater."

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      XFractLab

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      12 alternatives to XFractLab 

      XFractLab is a program to render fractals using specialized formulas. Built in compiler lets you image a wide variety of fractals while maintaining high performance. Multithreaded renderer scales with any number of cores, allowing to use your machine to its full capabilities.

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      fractal.parts

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      12 alternatives to fractal.parts 

      Design and view beautiful fractals via a serverless site (AWS Lambda, Aurora) with a React frontend.

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      Frax

      • iPhone
      • iPad
      11 alternatives to Frax 

      Frax is an art program that puts the “equations of nature” in the palm of your hand. Frax is powered by fractal geometry, the same principle that creates patterns of self-similarity in our natural world.

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