Ultra Fractal Alternatives

    Ultra Fractal is described as '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' and is an app in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Ultra Fractal for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, iPhone, iPad and Mac. The best alternative is Xaos, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Ultra Fractal are Apophysis (Free, Open Source), QuickMAN (Free), Chaoscope (Free) and ChaosPro (Free).

    This page was last updated Oct 14, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      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].


      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Download QuickMAN - Fast Mandelbrot Generator for free. QuickMAN is a Mandelbrot fractal generator with multicore support. ASM-optimized code reaches billions of iterations per second on fast CPUs.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      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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    1. 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).


      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Sterling 2 is build on the grounds of Sterling, a fractal-generating commerial program written in 1999.
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    2. The Fractal Science Kit fractal generator supports hundreds of built-in fractal types including: Mandelbrot, Julia, Mandelbar, Cubic, Lambda, Phoenix, Tetrate, Newton, Halley, Nova, Barnsley, Magnet, as well as studies in convergent fractals, polynomial fractals, root-finding...
    3. 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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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Fraksl - An Interactive Fractal Art Generator Create mesmerizing fractal art with Fraksl. Epilepsy Warning - This app may produce flashing images Features: - Navigate through fraksl space using touch gestures.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      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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