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Fractal Explorer

By T Beddard July 14, 2009

Rating = 44 votes

Fractal Explorer

Two real-time fractal generation filters; the first can generate a wide variety of Julia and Mandelbrot fractals of any power with various mapping and colouring modes. The second used a procedure called orbit trapping to map bitmap images into fractal space enabling some amazing results. Full details and user guide at:

Full details and user guide at:


License: Open Source
Cost: Free
Platform: After Effects CS4 | Photoshop CS4
File format: ZIP | 11.4 KB

Additional extension information

Author: T Beddard
Author website:
Date published: July 14, 2009
Approval: None
Compatible product(s): Pixel Bender 1.0


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Shalom Ormsby 06-Jul-11 Rating = 5

Awesome. Thanks so much for this amazing tool, Tom!

clairbear_ski 11-Apr-11 Rating = 2

Interesting Only thing is it generates the same results nomatterwhat the image
Seems to be true of all the fractal Pixelbender extensions

emusik 23-Nov-10 Rating = 5

Thanks for sharing this fantastic Filter

Leonardo VB 05-Dec-09 Rating = 4


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