Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Newton's Method Fractal Yet Again

Yet another Newton's Method Fractal Animation. This one is created from the OpenGL C++ program I wrote some time ago on my Macbook Pro. I dumped the frames as PPMs, used ImageMagick to convert them to pngs (shell script one liner), FrameByFrame (A great free OS X product) to make a movie from frames, and iMovie to add music/titles. The song in the background is a New Deal cover of Journey's Separate Ways from 2003-02-21 (Check it out on

In the future I plan on synchronizing the music with the fractals. Here is a cool screenshot from the movie when the background becomes white.