Now you can do transparent thingsMandelbulb 1.7.99 is out!!!
Unlike my version Jesse listened to my praises and added a separate slider for transparency so yes, you can add a reflective AND refractive sphere in the SAME image now
PLUS you can enable reflects on DIFS only for a best effect! Incredible!
Yu no downloaded? http://www.fractalforums.com/index.php?action=downloads;sa=view;down=40 GOOOOOOOOO
No more noise on reciprocal fractalsNo more noise on reciprocal fractals3 years ago in Personal More Like This
With ReciprocalX,Y,Z functions you can get very awesome variations on IFS formulas, the only problem was that the DE was a lot inaccurate! Particularly in the Navi, the fractal never showed up correctly.
More, the only rotations allowed were multiple of 90°, to keep discontinuities horizontal / vertical...
I solved this annoying problem with reciprocalX3, Y3, Z3 - three new functions! Try them and you will be very surprised.
Even rotations are possible without annoying random cut-planes!
A must try imo. Needless to say; reciprocalX3 is completely different from reciprocalX2 ... There is no way to "convert" them too bad. You must study new parameters!
Update for Mandelbulb 3D - v1.8.3Jesse has released an updated version of Mandelbulb 3D - v1.8.3!Update for Mandelbulb 3D - v1.8.33 years ago in Personal More Like This
Download it from FractalForums at: http://www.fractalforums.com/index.php?action=downloads;sa=view;down=43
In Jesse's own words;
"Please read the textfile in the archive for a short documentation.
If this version does not work with Win2000, i can only say sorry, dunno why!
USE ONLY SAME PROGRAM VERSIONS TO CONTINUE ANIMATIONS OR BIG RENDERINGS DUE TO COLOR OR LIGHTING CHANGES! ALSO FORMULA UPDATES CAN CHANGE RENDERINGS!
What is new in version 1.8:
- New compiler, new look.
- Transparency option in postprocessing, amount of it in object colors.
- Stereo function is more accurate.
- New diffuse map options for object coloring.
- Saving also the internal image buffer along with M3I.
- Addition option for lighting like intensity for all lights and background
image, usage of downscaled background image for ambient color.
- Drag&drop Png files with internal parameters and textfiles with txt pars
Mandelbulb 3D version 220.127.116.11 Beta available now!Hey folks!Mandelbulb 3D version 18.104.22.168 Beta available now!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Jesse has just released a new Beta version of M3D; v22.214.171.124 test.
As ever, it's available for free download from FractalForums.com at:
What's new in the 126.96.36.199 test version:
A rather spiffy looking new interface and, in Jesse's own words:
"Some beta testing is needed because of compiler upgrading;
the changes belong to the internal light model, more options
for the diffuse map, panorama camera mode, stereo options.
Some issues should be solved, many new ones to find!
It is just the executable, you can take all directories with files
from the previous version - v188.8.131.52 - if you need them, or adjust
the ini-dirs to the existing ones.
Note: the new stereo options must be used from the same starting
parameters to work properly, I will change this for easier handling.
For now you have to undo the parameters or reload default ones".
Please bear in mind that this is just the executable, so if you are
Added...Gscale (test) parameter to Jcube3. (more discontinue)Added...3 years ago in Personal More Like This
A new hexa grid, more fast and predictable behavior. That formula is not mine, I copied it from K3DSurf forums (given credit)
Now added the torical transform that everyone liked
A few common Apo7X15C problems and their fixesI get an error about Apophysis7X.rand and/or Apophysis.undo when I start ApophysisA few common Apo7X15C problems and their fixes4 years ago in Personal More Like This
It's a Vista/7-issue which spawned after using Delphi XE2 as the main compiler (since 15C) You have multiple possibilities:
1. Right click the Apophysis shortcut or EXE-file and select "Properties". Go to the "Compatibility" tab and check "Run as administrator". Try again.
2. Copy your Apophysis folder to the desktop (or "My Documents") and try running it from that location.
3. Go to the control panel and disable UAC ("User account control")
A permanent fix is on the way.
I get a crap ton of access violations when I open Apophysis and/or the Editor window
My assumption is that there is an incompatibility in your settings. Reset them the following way:
1. Exit Apo, hold the Windows-Key and hit "R" on your keyboard. Enter "regedit" and hit return.
2. On the left side, browse to "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software" and find the folder "Apophysis 7X".
3. Right click that folder and click "Delete".
Chaotica 0.48 for WindowsDownload for Windows 32/64bit: http://chaoticafractals.com/chaotica_0.48_win_noncommercial.zipChaotica 0.48 for Windows4 years ago in Personal More Like This
This release is mainly a bugfix release for the 0.47 beta, with many improvements to the user interface fixing issues such as the fractal not scaling when you changed resolution, imaging settings being spuriously reset and not saved properly etc. Hopefully it's a bit more friendly to use now It'll still crash if you try to restore state without having the original params loaded, that'll be fixed in the next release.
Another important change in this build is restored native support for bipolar, thanks to code Xyrus-02 provided from Apo7X15C beta 3. I'm hoping the small difference in handling the divide by zero and negative log etc will finally enable full compatibility - please test this and report if something looks wrong!
* Changed copyright to Glare Technologies Ltd.
* Added Glare Tech's Winter scripting language (not exposed yet)
* Added batch rendering
MyFlame.at - going live!I have teased you with a secret project going on in the last days and now it is time to reveal what was cooking! I present you: MyFlame.at - a new, sleek yet rich web application to share your fractal flames with your friends and fellow fractal artists!MyFlame.at - going live!4 years ago in Personal More Like This
It works like PasteBin - paste an Apophysis-fractal into the box and you will have a short link to the fractal in the top right corner to give your friends so they can grab the flame you shared. But not only that. It also features:
Author tagging - if you wish so, you can tag the fractal you shared with your Facebook-profile. This is optional but useful if you want to assist people in properly crediting you if they decide to tweak your work. If you paste fractal parameters which already have been shared using this application into the box, it will "recycle" the link being created before and also maintain the correct author tag.
Meta information - MyFlame.at automatically parses the fractal
MB3D contest, POLYFOLD_SYM galoreSCROLL DOWN!!! SCROLL DOWN!!! SCROLL DOWN!!!MB3D contest, POLYFOLD_SYM galore3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Uh I forgot to mention? SCROLL DOWN!!! :icondinosrawrplz:
poly by innac Shield by HalTenny
turbine by nemitode Treewheelin' (Polyfold #3) by Rowratty
Welcome to my Worlds :Tropicalia by PhotoComix2 The march of the Polyfolded Legions by PhotoComix2
Polyfoldably Perverse by LeonieZurakowsky Polyanna's Skybox by LeonieZurakowsky
A chrysanthamum for my love by stebev Interstellar Mapping room under construction by stebev METAMORPH MAGIC by DorianoArt Poly2 by innac
This is an encouragement to use POLYFOLD_SYM!
This transform adds a polygonal symmetry to a fractal, of specified order (order should be an integer number normally. Even orders are 100% continue while odd ones have a discontinuity plane... )
Normal PolyFolding did not allowed to choose a shift without breaking continuity instead this allows to do so! Try it.
1) You must use ALTERNATE mod
Apophysis 7X 15C - Hotfixes #2!An updated version of Apophysis 7X15C is hitting the servers right now. The changes are:Apophysis 7X 15C - Hotfixes #2!4 years ago in Personal More Like This
+ Added possibility to specify a custom plugin path for the 32 bit version
+ Fixed bipolar variation (wrong constant used in preparation routine - M_2_PI is not 2 * PI. Thanks, Fred!)
+ Fixed "X"-button next to the search field
+ Fixed a memory leak in the renderer
+ Changed the 32 bit version to use 32 bit-floats (instead of double precision = 64 bit floats) which results in less memory use in the 32 bit version and higher image quality in the 64 bit version
+ Changed Chaotica integration so that 64 bit Chaotica is enforced if 64 bit Apophysis is running
I'm sorry for the update frequency but that's how it is in the first days after a new major release! People are actively tracking bugs and report the results to me. And I fix them and release hotfixes Once we - as a community - tracked down all the (not so hidden) bugs, the update frequency will drop to normal again
As usual, the download
Please helpSee this deviationPlease help3 years ago in Personal More Like This
LOOK AGAIN! I MADE AN EXPLANATION TOO
Art inspiring feature:
Lots of new stuff: JWildfire V0.44 releaseJust released JWildfire V0.44.Lots of new stuff: JWildfire V0.44 release3 years ago in Personal More Like This
All of the numerous changes belong to the fractal flames generator T.I.N.A. , this release is some kind of "consolidation release". Complete list of changes:
- resolution and quality profiles for the main editor and the interactive renderer
- quality- and resolution-profile-editor
- quality- and resolution-related settings removed from the Preferences-window
- randomize color keyframe position in the random gradient generator to create more interesting gradients
- use gradients of random size in the random flame generators
- "From Editor"/"To Editor" buttons to quick exchanging from fractals between the editor and the interactive renderer
- rudimentary statistics display in the interactive renderer
- automatically clear the screen in the interactive renderer
- the interactive renderer also now respects the quality setting (from the render profile) and does not "overrender" as quickly as before
- take into account the real density while tonemapping an imag
Apophysis 7X 15C - Hotfixes #3Two things changed:Apophysis 7X 15C - Hotfixes #34 years ago in Personal More Like This
+ Added color curves dialog
+ Fixed plugin recognition routines. Variations, which were already built-in were loaded anyway which lead to an "Access Violation" storm in the editor. Thanks again morphapoph for tracking the origin of the problem in such a masterful way!
The color curves dialog is very simple and straight forward. Works like the one in Photoshop. Or Chaotica. Or GIMP...and it's not perfect. It's a new feature and maybe a bit bugged. But we'll see how much better it gets over time
Download binaries (32 and 64 bit)
Download source code