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Author Topic: Mandelbrot screensaver question  (Read 1708 times)
Description: Windows 7, something similar to old After Dark screensaver
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wilykat
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« on: December 26, 2012, 01:15:57 AM »

Long ago when I still used Macintosh, I had After Dark screensaver which included Mandelbrot.  It started at the top level and computed every pixels. When it was done, it'd do a rectangle box to show the next area, then enlarge that area and re-compute it and repeat until it reached the theoretical limit before starting back from the initial level.

Here's a link about this screensaver and a few screenshots: http://home.comcast.net/~hal9002/mandelbrot_set.htm

Is there a current Mandelbrot screensaver that works on Windows 7-64 bits and can do continuous zoom and re-compute?  Optionally one with multi-monitor support (either as one very large view or multiple separate views) and multi-core friendly.

TIA!!
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« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2012, 12:41:53 PM »

Had a quick look and saw this one on a google search.

The advantage is that this one is free, not a trial version and supports Windows 7.

I've downloaded and installed it, and it's working really well:

http://www.nichesoftware.co.nz/nicheMANDELBROTsaver
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