Hydra DE

Hydra DE was written to take advantage of the new generation of 64-bit computers now on the market. Export models can be up to 10 million faces or more, unsimplified, limited only by the amount of system memory available.

Hydra DE runs only on 64-bit Windows.

Hydra DE graphs 3-D slices of formulas based on multi-dimensional fractal spaces. Hydra DE currently supports user-defined quad algebra with easy access to quaternion, hypernion,
complexified quaternion, and cube type renderings of 3-DMandelbrot and Julia sets. A random image generator, batchmode and integrated video routines make the program easy for beginners and a powerful complement to advanced fractal artists.

Features of Hydra DE:

  • Getting Started Tutorial
  • Distance Estimator for Higher Speed and Accuracy
  • User-defined quad algebra -- invent your own quad fractal type 20 Built in Formulas
  • 3D quad exports:
    • Wavefront format [OBJ]
    • Lightflow mesh [LFM]
    • Virtual reality [WRL]
    • Triangle object [POV]
    • AutoCad [DXF]
  • Palette-based and generalized (32-bit) coloring methods
  • External rendering libraries [RLL] for elaborate surface texturing
  • Perlin noise generator for realistic textures
  • Adjustable lighting model with Phong highlights
  • Random image generators and random rendering option
  • Batch mode for unattended image creation
  • Integrated video routines allow easy morphing and rotating between key frames
  • Pilot for easy panning, zooming and rotating
  • Separate user-defined folders for file types like palettes, textures, objects and drawings
  • Context help for menu commands and dialog windows as well as a complete list of topics in the main Windows help [Html] file
  • PDF (printable) Manual

A trial version of Hydra DE is available. This contains most of the features of the full version, except that the image size is limited to 320X320 and the precision of 3-D object exports is fixed at 1000 steps. The trial version is for evaluation purposes only. Click here for more info.


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