Fractaleid 4+

Interactive Generative Art

Peter Todd

Designed for iPad

    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings
    • $1.99

iPad Screenshots


Ever heard of the butterfly effect? Perhaps it helps to think of butterflies when exploring the myriad potential visual forms embedded in the chaotic universe of this generative artwork. The slightest touch of the screen (or flap of a butterfly's wings) can lead - tantalisingly intuitively - to seismic shifts in the nature of the images your fingers will conjure.

* Exquisite, fast, retina graphics
* Fluid, tactile controls
* Entrancingly addictive
* Surprisingly deep and complex variations
* Intuitive window on the inherent beauty of mathematics

What’s New

Version 1.1

This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch app icon.

Mostly a compatibility build for new iOS versions, also runs in higher internal resolution on newer devices (which in turn means saved images will be higher resolution as well). Hopefully still a good balance of resolution and speed for all generations of iPad.

Many thanks to all users and especially those who left reviews on the app store - always brightens my day. I hope to have some new stuff for you in the nearish future.

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

P.mousse Esq. ,

Hypnotic magic now available for iOS 11

Update 2017: Delighted that the developer brought this old favorite up to iOS 11 compatibility! Everything in my previous review still stands. Veteran users, be aware that the higher resolution may take a little getting used to. The visuals play out somewhat differently. I also had some problem with the Share button at first, but it seems to be working now. Guess I just needed more patience (running on an iPad Air, which occasionally hits a patch of sludge in iOS 11).

At the top of my wish list: a super slo-mo option. Some of the transitions disappear so quickly!

Original review: Mesmerizing imagery and movement. So glad the creator chose to show off the beauty of black and white. Simple yet perfect; I want to save every screen. The only thing missing is more information about the process behind the effects.

Developer Response ,

Great to hear that you're still enthusiastic! I might at some point start some kind of beta testing program at some point soon, also should try to open up better lines of communication for feedback / feature requests etc. Generally hoping to up my game in terms of getting more stuff done and out there, so very much appreciate the encouragement :)

RobbieBob138 ,

Absolutely amazing

One of the best of its kind ! Phenomenal

PixlBoy ,


Hed Kandi - Feed your brain these awesome patterns.

App Privacy

The developer, Peter Todd, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple.

No Details Provided

The developer will be required to provide privacy details when they submit their next app update.


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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