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I have here a preliminary release of Apophysis 7X 15C. The following changes have been made:

+ Added log (from logn - included the variable log(n)_base)
+ Added polar2
+ Added cross
+ Added wedge
+ Added epispiral
+ Added (pre-/post-)bwraps
+ Added blur_circle
+ Added blur_zoom
+ Added blur_pixelize
+ Added (pre-/post-)falloff2
+ Added splits
+ Added separation
+ Added bipolar
+ Added loonie
+ Added escher
+ Added scry
+ Added ngon
+ Added foci
+ Added lazysusan
+ Added mobius (the one with Re_A, Im_A... - variables)
+ Added (pre-/post-)crop
+ Added elliptic
+ Added waves2
+ Added auger
+ Added pre_spherical
+ Added pre_sinusoidal
+ Added pre_disc
+ Added post_curl
+ Removed linear3D (the 3D-linear is now simply called "linear")
+ Changed all variations which were in Apophysis before so that they are 3D-aware. This means that all variations PRESERVE the z-position of their points instead of resetting it to zero like before. Your 3D parameters likely need tweaking HOWEVER I added some code in the loader which should automatically "fix" most of the parameters. BE AWARE THAT PARAMETERS SAVED WITH 7X ARE LIKELY TO BE INCOMPATIBLE WITH THE 3D HACK FROM NOW ON!
+ Added a variation search box in the editor
+ Fixed the multithreaded renderer. It is now safe to enable multithreading in the options. Leave a few threads open, however. If you got a dual-core, leave it at 1; if you got a quad-core, set it to 2-3; and so on.
+ Changed the general buffer depth to 64 bit floating point to improve numeric accurancy and speed (less conversion); MichaelFaber pointed out that this will require more memory for rendering, though. I will consider adding a 32 bit floating point mode for low-end computers.
+ Removed the EXIF-writing for JPEG-renders (couldn't find up-to-date and free library)
+ Temporarily removed scripting support. More info here. It will come back with a hotfix once I got enough donations for the component. I'm at 71 of 95 euros right now.
+ Introduced an experimental 64 bit version with no plugin support (which is why I added so many variations)
+ Fixed the editor toolbar glitch

As you can see from the changelog, one or two hotfixes will appear which bring back scripting and add a few more variations (glynnsim2, flux and circlecrop are in the works)

PLEASE MAKE SURE TO REMOVE ALL OF THE PLUGIN VARIATIONS WHICH ARE IN THE LIST ABOVE! Or you will get a lot of "variation already exists" errors!

Note that the variations (pre-/post-)bwraps2/7, Epispiral (capital E), cross2 and logn automatically translate to their corresponding new built-ins once you load or paste parameters. Note that 3D flames might break and need tweaking.

Important notice about the flatten-variation: the flatten-variation restores the old behavior of non-3D/built-in variations. It zeroes out the z-position so the pattern looks "flat" (like with a variation with no 3D support); use this to restore old flames :)

But for now - you can get Apophysis 7X 15C here:

32 bit Windows (with plugin support)


64 bit Windows (no plugin support)


Source code



You should use the 64 bit version if:
- You don't need plugins and / or can work with the built-in variations
- You want to render very large images (for printing)
- You have 4 GB of RAM or more

Do you have a problem or bug to report? Please read this journal before you do so!
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:iconrolandoshimuras:
Rolandoshimuras Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2013
How do you exactly integrate the plugin to APO 7X15? Should make a step by step tutorial, I would be very grateful. Thanks in advance.
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:iconraretrax:
raretrax Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i tried to export flame to chaotica, all i got was a white dot, it's said that i've missed some plug ins.
i created fractal using built in variation in apo7x15c. so how can i get that built in apo plug ins, so i can copy it to chaotica plug ins folder?

thank you :)
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:iconxyrus-02:
Xyrus-02 Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
I would say *lyc knows that better ;)
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:iconhabetha:
habetha Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
No good.....link has "404 Not Found error" message
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:iconxyrus-02:
Xyrus-02 Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
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:iconsvetlanaivanova:
SvetlanaIvanova Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012
Hello :D !
I've downloaded Apo 7x 15C 32 bits, because I love to works with various plugins other than built-ins;
there's no problem until in the folder "plugins" of Apo I try to add a simple post_dcztrans plugin.
Then, I open Apo but there's no "post_dcztrans" in plugins :(

On the journal I haven't seen any problem that looks like mine :(

Thanks for the help :happybounce: !
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:iconxyrus-02:
Xyrus-02 Featured By Owner May 2, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Check the environment tab in the options ;) Make sure the "plugin folder" points to where your plugins are :)
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:icontonjia1:
Tonjia1 Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2012
Newbie looking for the oscilloscope variation in 7x 15c, has it been renamed? Thank you.
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:iconxyrus-02:
Xyrus-02 Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
It has never been integrated into Apophysis. You can only use oscilloscope as a plugin which makes it unavailable in the 64 bit version. Get the plugin from the official Apophysis plugins pack by `MichaelFaber and `JoelFaber
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:icontonjia1:
Tonjia1 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2012
I have installed the plugins.
Thank you for taking the time to help me out. Also, great job with Apo, it is working great!
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