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Gnofract 4D

Gnofract 4D is a Gnome-based program to draw fractals. What sets it apart from other fractal programs (and makes it "4D") is the way that it treats the Mandelbrot and Julia sets as different views of the same four-dimensional fractal object. It contains a Fractint-compatible formula compiler, allowing it to draw an unlimited number of fractal types, using numerous coloring options.

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  •  30 Jun 2008 05:52

    Release Notes: This release adds the ability to modify the fractal formula directly in the application while it is being used. A number of bugs were fixed.

    •  20 Jan 2008 20:42

      Release Notes: This release cleans up the user interface, adds support for captions and hints in formulas, sliders for parameters with min and max values, and other minor improvements. Two new coloring methods have also been added.

      •  24 Dec 2007 04:28

        Release Notes: This release adds a method to automatically adjust periodicity tolerance, which in turn speeds up calculations on some images. It also adds Ubuntu packages and contains some bugfixes.

        •  29 Oct 2007 01:10

          Release Notes: This release about renders about 30% faster than the previous release. It also adds the ability to control the tolerance value used for periodicity checking. Finally there are a number of bugfixes, including some significant ones for PyGTK 2.12 systems such as Ubuntu 7.10.

          •  09 Oct 2007 10:27

            Release Notes: This release adds support for arrays in the formula compiler and fixes a number of bugs. Support for Python 2.5 has been added, but support for Python 2.2 and 2.3 has been removed.

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