This article is from the sci.fractals FAQ, by Michael C. Taylor and Jean-Pierre Louvet with numerous contributions by others.
Fractal images (GIFs, JPGs...) are posted to
alt.binaries.pictures.fractals (also known as abpf); this newsgroup
has replaced alt.fractals.pictures. However, several
alt.binaries.pictures groups being badly reputed,
alt.fractals.pictures seems to have some new activity.
The fractals posted in alt.binaries.pictures.fractals are recorded daily at
The following lists are scanty and will evolve soon.
Other archives and university sites (images, tutorials...)
Many Mandelbrot set images are available via
Pictures from 1990 and 1991 are available via anonymous ftp at
Fractal images including some recent alt.binaries.pictures.fractals
images are archived at ftp://spanky.triumf.ca/
This can also be accessed via WWW at http://spanky.triumf.ca/ or
From Paris, France one of the largest collections (>= 820MB) is Frank
Roussel's at http://www.cnam.fr/fractals.html
Fractal animations in MPEG and FLI format are in
In Bordeaux (France) there is a mirror of this site,
and a Canadian mirror at http://fractal.mta.ca/cnam/
Another collection of fractal images is archived at
"Contours of the Mind"
Spanky Fractal Datbase (Noel Giffin)
Yahoo Index of Fractal Art
Geometry Centre at University of Minnesota
Computer Graphics Gallery