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Fractal landscape generator/viewer

Terraform is a height field generation and manipulation program that lets users generate and transform random fractal terrains. Users generate random terrain using various algorithms and then selectively change the terrain using various transformations. Where possible, the transformations provide a real-time preview, giving users instant feedback on the effect of any parameter changes.


Download version 0.8.3 (stable)
released on 10 January 2017

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GPLv2Janet Casey1 April 2002

Leaders and contributors

David A. Bartold Maintainer
Robert Gasch Maintainer
See the AUTHORS file in the distribution for a complete list Contributor

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer VCS Repository Webview
Developer,Support Mailing List Info/Archive

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Weak prerequisite for systems which don't define/implement vfscanf and/or vsscanf)
Required to use Gnome 1.2 or later
Required to build Gnome 1.2 or later
Weak prerequisite POV-Ray (to render the height field); libtrio (

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 10 January 2017.


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