Definitely one for the fern enthusiasts, Fronds is a screen saver that draws
never–ending fractal ferns. New ferns gradually appear while the old
ones slowly fade out.
Fronds is a homage to my old Windows screen saver
Ephemera — I still
remember its ferns mode fondly more than 20 years after I first released it.
to draw the ferns, which continues a long association for this type of fractal:
is one of the classic examples of an IFS.
- Version 1.0.2 — 25th September 2021
- The Fronds screen saver is now signed and notarized by Apple, meaning it will run without trouble on recent versions of macOS.
- This release is the same as 1.0.1 with the addition of signing.
- Version 1.0.1 — 28th June 2020
- Fixed a memory leak.
- Improved the Metal kernel that draws the ferns, so it will run more efficiently now.
- Version 1.0.0 — 23rd June 2020