XaoS is an interactive fractal zoomer. It allows the user to continuously zoom in or out of a fractal in a fluid, continuous motion. This capability makes XaoS great for exploring fractals, and it’s fun!
If you don’t know what fractals are, don’t worry. XaoS includes many animated tutorials that make learning about fractals fun and easy. These tutorials are also a great introduction to all of XaoS’s features.
XaoS can display many different fractal types, including Mandelbrot, Barnsley, Newton, Phoenix, and many more. Fractals can be rendered using various coloring methods and planes for an almost endless variety of images. XaoS also supports switching between Julia and Mandelbrot sets for each formula.
XaoS currently runs on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and other Unix-like systems. Older versions are available for DOS, BeoS, and more. Download a copy for your operating system today.
XaoS is free software, licensed under the GPL. It was originally written by Thomas Marsh and Jan Hubicka, and it is currently maintained by Zoltan Kovacs and J.B. Langston. Countless other improvements have been contributed by volunteers around the world. You can help improve XaoS, too.
XaoS 3.4 represents a big improvement for the Mac OS X version. We’ve completely rewritten the Mac user interface in Cocoa, and overall it’s a much more Mac-like application now. san francisco lockmsith
In addition, 3.4 includes several fixes and improvements to the native language support and translations. The most significant of these is that accented characters are now displayed correctly on modern systems.san francisco dentist
Please see the release notes for the details.
Binaries for Mac OS X and Windows as well cross-platform source code is available for download.
It is a pleasure for us to announce version 3.3. The big new feature in this release is user-defined formulas, which were contributed by Mateusz Małczak. XaoS can now plot any fractal formula that you can come up with. Please read the release notes for more details. To download it for your operating system, please visit the download page.
XaoS currently has three mailing lists hosted on SourceForge. Unfortunately, they had become overrun with spam and there was very little real traffic on any of them. We have now made these lists so that only subscribers can post in order to prevent spam from overloading the lists. Also, we have cleaned out all of the spam from the list archives so that the actual messages can be seen.
Now that the spam issue is resolved, we encourage all XaoS users and would-be developers to join the lists below. We hope that this will strengthen the community around XaoS and help to make it a more vibrant, ever improving piece of software.
The lists are as follows:
We have redesigned the XaoS web site to be easier to navigate, better looking, and more informational. Please have a look around and feel free to send us your feedback.
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