Screenshot of Fractal Architect in action Version 3.0 - Animator
Fractal Architect 3 Free
FA 3D required
FA 3D A/V required
IncludesFA + FA 3D

Discover Fractal Architect 3
        for Mac OS X Lion, Mountain Lion, & Mavericks

What's New in Version 3?

Hardware & Software Requirements

Features That Depend on Specific Mac OS X Versions


Creating Fractals

FA Creating Randomized Fractals with Control

FA 3D Creating Fractal Variants

FA 3D Using the Stash to Improve Your Fractals

FA Creating Custom Desktop Backgrounds - Creating Large Images

FA 3D Variation Sets

FA 3D 3D Fractals

FA 3D Direct Coloring

Rendering Fractals

FA Basic Render Images to File for Printing & Web

FA Advanced Rendering

FA Advanced Rendering - Pausing, Resuming, & Recharging Your Images

Keyframes, Folios, and Image Batch Rendering

FA 3D PDF Folios, Finder Quicklook Previews & Animation Tutorial

FA 3D PDF Folio & Image Batch Rendering

FA 3D Image File Batch Rendering


FA Using the Triangle Editor

FA Using the Color Gradient Editor

FA Chaos & Linked Transforms

FA 3D Using the Cross Breeder

Video Animation

FA 3D Introduction to Animating Fractals

FA 3D Keyframe Video Animation

FA 3D Video Rendering Topics

FA 3D Audio/Video Utilities

FA 3D Direct to Video Rendering Dialog

Main Windows and What they do

FA Welcome Window - Make New Fractals & Gallery

FA Fractal Using thePreview Window

FA Fractal Preview Window


FA Triangle Editor

FA Color Gradient Editor

FA 3D Keyframes Window

Variants Creator and Cross Breeder

FA 3D Fractal Variant Creator

FA 3D Fractal Cross-Breeder


FA Render Image to File Panel

FA 3D Render Multiple Images to a Folder Panel

FA Saved Render State Panel

Keyframe Window

FA 3D Keyframe Concepts

FA 3D Keyframe Windows


FA 3D Stash Panel

FA Fractal Info Text Window

FA Fractal Source Text Window

Quick Navigation & Quick-Spin

FA Quick Navigation Buttons

FA QuickSpin ButtonQuick-Spin Slider and Interpolator

Where Can I Get Flame Fractals?

The ElectricSheep website has a great archive of nice fractal recipes.
You can download the fractal recipe files and render them with Fractal Architect. also has great flame fractal tutorials (listed as Apophysis tutorials)

Home Page, News, & Support Links

Home Page

Support Page

News, Tips, & Support Blog


Online Manual

Supported Renderers

OpenCL CPU and GPU accelerated


Topic index.

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