quadrium is an application that allows you to Create a wide variety of Abstract images, textures, and animations. It combines a wide variety of mathematic techniques (including fractals) with an interface designed to let you easily explore the vast realm of possible images, allowing you to literally "grow" you image. You don't need an advanced degree in math to be able to create rich and fascinating images, suitable for websites, presentation backgrounds, cards, CD Covers, brochures, or fine art prints. You can even create animations, bringing your creations to life.
Compose your images by combining over 300 different nodes
Explore 30 different basic types of fractals, including the ability to specify your own formula, with over 40 different styles of coloring, 30 trap shapes, and dozens of variations (such as different bailout shapes, trap coloring techniques, etc... - making this one of the most powerful Macintosh fractal programs available)
Over 70 different warping/transformations to twist, fold, distort, mirror, and apply other effects easily to your image
Diverse nodes such as complex weaving patterns, a dozen variations of Truchet patterns, and Escher style hyperbolic tessellation.
Random noise and turbulence nodes to simulate natural phenomena, such as clouds, landscape, and fire.
Full featured gradient editor
Mutate your image to explore countless variations
"Breed" your images together to combine their features creating a new images.
Fine tune your images by explicitly adjusting their various settings, or use the "tweener" to adjust large numbers of settings all at once
Animate your creations, generating QuickTime movies
Render high resolution Versions of your creations (up to 600 dpi with 8:1 anti-aliasing)
Share your images locally via Bonjour, or globally via your .Mac account
Create image workflows by post-Processing your images with AppleScript or Automator