MadShaders 0.4.0 Released (Windows, Linux and Mac OS X)




MadShaders - best GLSL pixel shaders in an unique app



I finally decided to take some time to browse and test the latest Shadertoy demos (Firefox/Chrome users on Windows: don’t forget to disable Angle and set the native WebGL support to browse Shadertoy website – more information on the procedure can be found HERE). Hundred and hundred of demos have been created on Shadertoy since MadShaders 0.3.0 and after few hours of browsing, I selected 35 effects for the new version of MadShaders.



DOWNLOADS


Download MadShaders 0.4.0 win64 Version 0.4.0

MadShaders 0.4.0 Windows 64-bit



Download MadShaders 0.4.0 Mac OS X Version 0.4.0

MadShaders 0.4.0 OS X (10.8, 10.9, 10.10)



Download MadShaders 0.4.0 Linux64 Version 0.4.0

MadShaders 0.4.0 Linux 64-bit


  • Windows: Unzip the archive and launch Madshaders.exe.
  • OS X: Unzip the archive and launch Madshaders.app.
  • Linux: Unzip the archive and launch madshaders.py (the file has the executable rights). Depending on the state of your distro, you might need to install the python-tk package: $ sudo apt-get install python-tk




MadShaders 0.4.0 user interface on Windows
User interface on Windows



MadShaders 0.4.0 is based on the latest version of GLSL Hacker (0.8.1.x) and adds the following new demos:



Here are some screenshots of these incredible pixel shaders (note for those that are discovering these demos: all effects you see are purely procedural and each effect is coded in a pixel shader only!):


MadShaders 0.4.0
Antialiased Worms


MadShaders 0.4.0
Bokeh blur


MadShaders 0.4.0
mobius balls


MadShaders 0.4.0
tokyo


MadShaders 0.4.0
Tentacle thing


MadShaders 0.4.0
Bacterium


MadShaders 0.4.0
The popular shader


MadShaders 0.4.0
MetaHexaBalls


MadShaders 0.4.0
cubic entanglement


MadShaders 0.4.0
Jack-o-Lantern



The source code of each demo is available in the demos/ folder of MadShaders root directory.




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