Free fractal explorer / renderer for Windows. Navigation, history thumbnails, previews, antialiasing, deep zoom, printing, posters, palettes, multicore and distributed processing, movie recording, undo / redo, color cycling, job control, mixing & more.
Version: 1.0.6.00Fractice is a free, open-source fractal explorer / renderer for XP / Vista / Win7.
Operating System: Windows
Its basic features include navigation, previews, history thumbnails, antialiasing, bitmap export, printing, palettes, and undo / redo. More advanced features include deep zoom, movie recording, posters, color cycling, batch rendering, and job control.
The fractals currently supported are the Mandelbrot and Mandelbar sets, including cubic and higher-exponent variants, and the Newton.
Fractice is multithreaded and utilizes all cores on a multicore machine.
Fractice also supports distributed processing, using any number of additional machines as rendering servers.
Distributed processing is supported for exploring, as well as for movie and poster rendering. A 64-bit version is available from the home page.
Fractice also has VJ-oriented features, such as mixing between two fractals, mirroring with origin motion, palette tweening, DirectX full-screen Exclusive mode, dual-monitor support, and MIDI control of all parameters.
Version 1.0.6.00: 64-bit performance enhancements (download 64-bit version from http://fractice.sourceforge.net)
Version 1.0.5.00: native 64-bit support (download 64-bit version from http://fractice.sourceforge.net)