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Robert P. Munafo, 2023 Aug 9.

FRACTINT is a popular computer program for viewing the Mandelbrot set and many other fractals. Begun in 1986 as "FRACT386" (itself a descendant of the earlier "DKMANDEL.ARC"), FRACTINT was the one of the first and remains one of the oldest examples of Free software maintained by a loose association of programmers and maintainers.

Fractint is notable for:

In addition, FractINT implements most of the Speed Improvements and representation functions described here in mu-Ency. For example:

revisions: 20080221 oldest on record; 20100921 expand description; 20230619 slight clarifications; 20230808 more features briefly described

From the Mandelbrot Set Glossary and Encyclopedia, by Robert Munafo, (c) 1987-2024.

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