Sterling2 Alternatives

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

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jun 10, 2020

    • XaoS is an interactive fractal zoomer. It allows the user to continuously zoom in or out of a fractal in a fluid, continuous motion.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • Apophysis is a fractal flame editor and renderer for Microsoft Windows.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
      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.
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago



    • Ultra Fractal is a fractal generation and rendering software application.
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      • Windows
    • Chaoscope is a 3D strange attractors rendering software.
      • Free
      • Windows
    • 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...
    • "Oxidizer is a free open source fractal flame editor for the Apple Macintosh, running OSX 10.4 or greater.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
    • Frax is an art program that puts the “equations of nature” in the palm of your hand.
    • Design and view beautiful fractals via a serverless site (AWS Lambda, Aurora) with a React frontend.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
    • Modern ui, soft developed and ugraded by andreas maschke for design 2d and 3d fractal flames. Very nice app and powerful.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • 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.
      • Free
      • Windows