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Apophysis Plugin Pack 1 v0.4
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Published: July 16, 2007
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[Update 25 July 2007 Source code provided]

Here's a collection of Apophysis plugin DLLs supplying several variations from different "unofficial" Apo versions, as well as a few variations from concepts I was playing around with. They were all built using the Apo DLL framework from [link]


The included variations are as follows:
  • My variations:
    • Mandelbrot (also posted at [link])
    • Waffle
    • Lissajous
    • Spirograph
  • Variation from ~cyberxaos' Z+C++ Apo branch
    • Flower

See README.TXT for more details.

The original authors may opt to submit their own DLL variations, in which case I'll remove them from this submission. Sources for the variations are provided here as well. Be sure to stop by and check out *Gygrazok's and ~cyberxaos' great Apo versions and deviations!

Thanks, and have fun!
Jed Kelsey (~Lu-Kout, or Mr.Winter at FracFan Forums)


Put the DLL(s) into the Apophysis Plugins folder. You may need to create a Plugins folder under the Apophysis installation directory. For example, if the Apophysis206.exe program is located in c:\Program Files\Apophysis, then you will need to create C:\Program Files\Apophysis\Plugins directory and put the DLL files in the Plugins folder you created.

Apophysis will find the plugin the next time it starts, and the plugin variations will show up in the list of available variations (plugins appear near the bottom of the list).

IMPORTANT NOTE: these plugins should replace ALL of the plugins I had created earlier, as they contain a small but very important fix for a memory manager issue which had been causing invalid access errors etc. for a number of people trying out the plugin interface.

Remove any old plugins which were compiled from Delphi without the IsMultiThread system variable initialized properly (based on the Delphi Apo DLL Plugin source code prior to version 0.4) to avoid memory manager problems. Otherwise, the plugins may result in invalid memory access errors -- even if you do not enable those transforms in the editor!

As a general rule, use only the plugins for variations which your version of Apo does not already have. For instance, don't put CrossVariationPlugin.dll into your Plugins folder if you're using *Gygrazok's Z+ Apo version, which already has the cross variation built-in.
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malre's avatar
malre|Hobbyist General Artist
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Enenzy's avatar
Thanx! +fav :D (Big Grin) 
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xBasilisc's avatar
Which one of these is the damn download link?! I just a spirograph!
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Guardian-Angel-671|Hobbyist Digital Artist
I have a question as it's been awhile since I used Apophysis.I just re-downloaded Apophysis 2.09 & was wondering how we used plugins with it? I can't remember & wanted to ask. Does it detect them when the program opens? Do you direct it to the plugin folder? My Apophysis doesn't create a program folder.I click on the .exe & it opens as is.I'm thinking that's different than my older version was. I'm just curious & figured I'd ask around. thanks
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nury1319|Hobbyist Artist
gracias amigo saludos
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thetanforever|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanx :)
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Thank you so much you guys!!!!
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Anaplus's avatar
thank you for sharing this :)
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patternmaker's avatar
Thank you ever so much!!!
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Soul-Maker's avatar
are these plug-ins work on APo 7x 14
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BOBandJOB|Hobbyist Digital Artist
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PurpleAusCat|Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much for sharing these.
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PhoenixArisen|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for this. Following along on a tut and realized I didn't have the cross variation. I appreciate you bundling all these together. :hug:
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emeraulde's avatar
hello htere.. i have download apophysis 2.09 but i am now wondering how to install the plug ins? how do you install them into the apophysis?
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CheekaCat's avatar
Thank you :boogie:
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niteshift's avatar
This plug-in doesn't work in 2.08 3D hack version, I got it to work in the regular 2.08
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Drummerboy08|Hobbyist General Artist
Im probably having some kind of stupid mistake, but I can't get these to work. I am currently running the Apophysis 2.08"3D Hack", and I have the plugins installed as:

C:\Program Files (x86)\Apophysis 2.0\Plugins

This is where the original Apophysis was installed to, which was 2.02. Am I doing something wrong, or is it that these don't work with 2.08, or is it something else?
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Element-Spirits|Student Digital Artist
I'm having trouble exporting flames correctly now

It says something like "unrecognized variation edisk. Ignoring",and the picture turns out completely wrong.

This is using the Export Flame one (Ctrl+X)

When I render the flame to disk, I get the correct image, but the .flame file is incorrect


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Thank you for a download. I shall see if they still work now. :)
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LightnDarkSpaces's avatar
Question! I'm new at this and was wondering how I get to where I can use the plugins after downloading them? I've already created the Plugins folder and have saved all my plugins to that folder in my Apophysis directory.
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fractal1's avatar
Hi! I have the same question. Installed: yes. Showing up in the list: yes. Now, what can I do with them? Thanks!
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boot-cheese-3000's avatar
how in the HELL do i create a file to install these? i'm very ignorant to all this i'm sorry. please help me! and step-by-step please, i'm a slow learner when it comes to computer programming.
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