Fractal Architect Intro & Help

Help Topics

Main App Window

Welcome Window Help

General Rendering and Fractal Concepts

Multi-fractals: Layerz, Morphing, Splicing, Sub-flames & Keyframe Deltas
Importance of the Quality Setting
Direct Coloring


Creating Random Fractals Tutorial
Creating Fractal Variants Tutorial
Creating Custom Desktop Backgrounds Tutorial
Triangle Editor Tutorial
Color Gradient Editor Tutorial
Chaos & Linked Transforms Tutorial
Introduction to Animating Fractals
Using the Cross Breeder
Using the Stash to Improve Your Fractals
Keyframe Video Animation
All about Variation Sets

Preview Window

Fractal Preview Window
Browsing All Frames in a File
Keyframe Fractal Collection Window
Layerz, Fractal Rotation, Scaling, Moving, & Cropping
Browsing your Fractal Collection
3D FlyThroughs


Welcome Window
Tetrahedron Editor
Triangle Editor
Color Gradient Editor
Fractal Variant Creator
Super Variants Editor
The Stash
Quick-Spin Slider and Interpolater
Fractal Cross-Breeder

Keyframes, Folios, and Image Batch Rendering

PDF Folios, Finder Quicklook Previews & Animation Tutorial
PDF Folio & Image Batch Rendering

Creating PNG, JPEG, & TIFF File Output

Tutorial: Render Images to File for Printing & Web
Tutorial: Advanced Rendering
Article: Exhibition Image Rendering
Article: Super Sampled Rendering and Anti-Aliasing
Render to File panel
Render Multiple Images to a Folder Panel
Render State panel
Render Histogram panel
Printing the fractal
Setting the Render-to Colorspace

Creating Video File Output

Rendering an animation directly to video
Rendering a batch of PNG files
Creating a Quicktime movie from a PNG file batch

Export an Apophysis compatible .flame file

Video Animation

Introduction to Animating Fractals
Keyframe Video Animation
Audio Clip Animation Curves
Video Rendering Topics
Audio/Video Utilities
Direct to Video Rendering Dialog
Movie Render State

Animation Sequencer

Animation Concepts
Animation Segment Configurator
Animation Sequencer
Finding Good Animations

Drag and Drop of fractals, images, color gradients, and files

Drag & Drop Behavior

Lua Scripting

Using Lua Scripts
Lua Tweak Script Catalog
Lua API Reference

Custom Variations

Custom Variations
Custom Variation Syntax

Rendering Engines

OpenCL CPU and GPU Accelerated Renderers

Fractal Architect Preferences



Missing flam3-palettes.xml

Hardware & Software Requirements