What is Apophysis 7x?

Apophysis 7x is an improved version of the famous fractal flame editor Apophysis which is used by artists all over the world to generate stunning abstract images and cosmic animations. Apophysis is based on an algorithm introduced by Scott Draves and refined by others over the years.

Apophysis 7x got the following improvements against the original version:

  • Multi-language support
  • True 64 bit rendering
  • Better memory management
  • A reworked user interface
  • A template system
  • Better integration to Microsoft Windows
  • Workflow improvements and shortcuts to commonly used features
  • Automatic saving
  • Peter Sbodnov's 3D enhancements
  • Thousands of bugfixes and performance improvements

What do I need?

All you need is a computer and at least Microsoft Windows XP or WINE 1.2.x in combination with either MacOS X for Intel processors or a Linux system. Your computer should be equipped with at least 2 GB of system memory (RAM) and a decent processor (even old Pentium processors will do)

To work with the full power of Apophysis, you should work on Microsoft Windows 8.1, have a computer with a quad-core processor or better and have it equipped with at least 16 GB of system memory.

For the 64-bit version, you need a 64-bit processor (latest Intel Core CPUs are all 64-bit processors) and a 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows, MacOS X or Linux.

Does it cost anything?

Apophysis 7x costs nothing - like the original version. On top of that, it is open source software under the GNU General Public License. You can feel free to redistribute it however and wherever you like, edit the source code and create your own fork and use it for commercial purposes.

If you redistribute Apophysis 7x or any of its plugins, you need to provide the software license (on this page) and the full source code of your fork or your plugin according to the terms of the GNU General Public License.

How do I install it?

You don't. It runs out-of-the-box. Simply download it from this page and start Apophysis7x.exe for the 32-bit version or Apophysis7x64.exe for the 64-bit version.

Software license

This program and its plugins are free software; you can redistribute them and/or modify them under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

They are distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with these products; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 675 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.

Please mind that it is absolutely necessary to include this license text and the full source code if you redistribute any of these downloads in any form!!!


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