Mandelbulber is a free and open source 3D fractals generator for Linux, Windows and MacOS. It is released under GNU General Public License v3.0. Using this application you can view trigonometric, hyper-complex, Mandelbox, IFS, and many other 3D fractals.You can render all outputs with a great palette of customizable materials to create stunning images and videos. It comes with multi GPU support, complex 3D raymarching, distributed network rendering, Key-frame animation, material management, texture mapping and command line support.
Install Mandelbulber on Ubuntu
Mandelbulber is available as portable AppImage and flatpak package for Ubuntu Linux. Go to below download link and download Mandelbulber in .AppImage file format and save it on your Downloads folder.
Here the downloaded file name is “Mandelbulber_v2-2.25-x86_64.appimage“. You can change below command based on your downloaded file name. Open the terminal and run below commands one by one.
sudo chmod +x ~ Mandelbulber_v2-2.25-x86_64.appimage
Install Mandelbulber via Flatpak:
You can also install it via flatpak. For that if you don’t have flatpak on your system then install it via the below link.
How to install flatpak on Ubuntu Linux
Restart after the installation and open the terminal (ctrl+alt+t) app and run Mandelbulber flatpak install command.
flatpak install flathub com.github.buddhi1980.mandelbulber2
Then start Mandelbulber via this command.
flatpak run com.github.buddhi1980.mandelbulber2
You can also uninstall it via
sudo flatpak uninstall com.github.buddhi1980.mandelbulber2