Writing formulas

In Ultra Fractal, every part of the fractal calculation process is controlled by formulas. There are three types of formulas: fractal formulas, coloring algorithms, and transformations. A formula can be seen as a small, specialized computer program that is compiled and executed by Ultra Fractal.

By writing your own formulas, you can completely customize how a fractal is calculated. It is recommended to first learn how to use Ultra Fractal and get comfortable with it before you start writing formulas.

This chapter explains how to write your own formulas. It is divided into five sections:

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Next: Creating a new formula

See Also
Fractal formulas
Coloring algorithms
Copyright and tweaking