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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 0.8.6 (stable)
released on 26 April 2001

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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Janet Casey1 April 2002

Leaders and contributors

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

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer,Support Mailing List Info/Archive http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/terraform-main
Developer VCS Repository Webview http://sourceforge.net/cvs/?group_id=1765

Software prerequisites

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

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 8 April 2002.


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