Windows installer: 32-bit
Windows portable version (7-zip archive): 32-bit
Mac OSX: 32- and 64-bit
It's finally time for a journal update here, sorry it's been so long!
I'm on holiday at the moment, though it's a bit of a working holiday since I can't tear myself away from Chaotica dev
The big news is the release of Chaotica on the Mac App Store! Marked as version 1.0, it was successfully launched about a week ago, and we submitted this much-improved version 1.0.1 to Apple on Tuesday. Hopefully with all the extra polish we've been doing it will get some good reviews and sell a few copies! That would be really great for the company, and enable me to continue working fulltime on Chaotica; there's still a huge amount of work to be done.
The parameter browser is now used more extensively, and to great effect for randomisation - the ability to visually pick out interesting variations makes fractal exploration faster and more interesting. Substantial speedups are seen with low efficiency parameters thanks to several rendering core optimisations, and as usual there are many bugfixes and general improvements.
The amazing tatasz
has made two new Chaotica tutorials, which are featured both on the Chaotica forum
and here on deviantArt (all three linked for completeness):
You should go give her a hug
because the poor girl has just been in a car accident
There's a lot of cool stuff coming up, including a planned competition, so keep an eye out for more news soon!
Last but not least, some