Fractal Architect 5 is the leading Mac Flame Fractal Image and Video Animation Creator
What it Makes ——————————
2D and 3D Flame fractal images of great beauty.
Great works of art can be easily created. Huge image diversity - all are unique.
Flowing video animations.
This is our largest version to-date, with so many new features.
Our 9th year making fractal apps supporting GPU rendering.
Check our website to see why Fractal Architect 5 is the King of Flame Fractal apps.
No other fractal app has all these tools. No other flame fractal app has the GPU render performance.
⁃ Transform Editor
- Variants & Super Variants Editors
- Lua Scripted Fractal Creation/Mangling
- Create Videos in the app - Basic animation tools.
- Compositing & Transparent Fractals
◆ Features requiring subscription:
- GPU Rendering - OpenCL or Metal - Multiple GPUs in 1 Mac supported.
- Animation Sequencer - Create state-of-the-art sequenced video animations.
⁃ Capable of creating extremely complex animations and long videos with audio track.
New Features in Version 5: ———————————————————
◆ eGPU Support (requires subscription) - Render up to 50 X faster than CPU - WOW !
◆ New: Composite Multi-Fractals: Fractals made from other fractals:
⁃ Cross Breed them
- Splice them together
- Layer them
- Sub-flame instancing
◆ New: First class support for Layered Fractals
- All fractals are layered. Full tool support.
◆ New: True 3D
- 3D fractals that are “really” 3D - not Pseudo 3D - not 2D 3 times
- Tetrahedron 3D modeler to edit their 3D matrices
- This is the REAL thing. No more faking 3D.
- 2D fractals are still 2D of course.
◆ New: Smoothed Animation Cuves from Audio Clips
◆ New: Many Extra Lua Features + 50 new Lua scripts
- Fractal tweaking greatly improved over FA 4
- Many new fractal creation scripts
Many other enhancements - too many to list here (See http://fractalarchitect.net for complete list)
GPU Rendering Notice:
- GPU rendering may not work with all fractals
- Render performance depends on the power of the Mac’s CPU & GPU devices
- eGPU peformance with Desktop AMD graphic cards is much faster than laptop GPU
GPU Rendering Trial Window - Risk Free Method to try GPU Rendering
- You will know if it works on your Mac or not - Why pay for GPU rendering if it might not work on your Mac?
Optional: Auto-Renewable Subscription for GPU Rendering + Animation Sequencer Bundle
- Enables GPU Rendering throughout the app.
- Includes Animation Sequencer for creating fantastic fractal video animations.
- Either Monthly or Yearly Subscription
Auto-Renewable Subscription Terms ———-
Duration and price of each subscription are displayed in Fractal Architect’s in-app storefront, updated at the time of purchase. Payment will be charged to iTunes account at confirmation of purchase. Subscriptions automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off no later than 24 hours before the end of the current period. Subscriptions and auto-renewal can be managed/turned off in the iTunes account settings. Any unused portion of a free trial period is forfeited as soon as a subscription is purchased.
Fixed bug in version 5.3.1 that caused crash when opening the Animation Sequencer
Ratings and Reviews
working much better on new Macbook with update
last version worked well, but since update keeps shutting down. support hasnt helped. now worthless.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.