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XaoS

A fantastic fractal zooming program.
Home page: http://xaos.sourceforge.net/index.html

XaoS

Download the approprate version:
Note the only difference in these two versions is how the desktop shortcuts are created.

XaoS-3.4-win32-Installer.exe

Macintosh & other versions

1,784 KB self extracting archive that will create a folder called C:\Program Files\XaoS
Approximately 7 min's to download via modem.

 

XaoS Notes PDF   CDR

 

Basic XaoS controls

Once installed XaoS is easy to use, use the left mouse button to zooms in and the right mouse button
to zoom out. Move the mouse around to pan the fractal while zooming or press and hold both mouse
buttons together and drag the fractal image around the screen.

Mouse Buttons

Left
Zoom in
Right
Zoom out
Both (or middle)
Drag the fractal

Keyboard shortcuts

A
Autopilot
D
Default palette
F
Change internal colours from black
H
Help
J
Fast Julia (Hold down the mouse button and move around the fractal to change the Julia seed)
L
Display ministatus ~ fractal information
M
Switch from Mandelbrot to Julia set
O
Rotation submenu
P
Load a random palette
Q
Quit
S
Save Image
U
Undo
Y
Colour cycling

 

Cursor Keys

Up arrow
Increase zoom speed
Down arrow
Decrease zoom speed
Left arrow
Reduce iterations
Right arrow

Increase iterations
(increase the detail in zoomed fractals)

 

Number keys

1
The default Mandelbrot Set formula z = z^2 + c
2
Mandelbrot ^ 3 Set z = z ^ 3 + c
3
Mandelbrot ^ 4 Set z = z ^ 4 + c
4
Mandelbrot ^ 5 Set z = z ^ 5 + c
5
Mandelbrot ^ 6 Set z = z ^ 6 + c
6
The octo fractal discovered by Thomas A. K. Kjaer
7
The Newton
8
The Barnsley Set
9
The Phoenix
0
The Magnet

 

Don't miss the Tutorials:

 

XaoS is distributed under the the GNU General Public License. The licenses for most software are designed to take away your freedom to share and change it. By contrast, the GNU General Public License is intended to guarantee your freedom to share and change free software--to make sure the software is free for all its users.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

 


APA citation:
Russell, R. (2016, July 04, 02:02 pm). XaoS
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