Terraform – GNOME interactive height field generation and manipulation program

Last Updated on August 13, 2023

Terraform is an open source interactive height field generation and manipulation program, giving you the ability to generate random terrain and transform it.

Terraform allows you to generate random terrain using a number of fractal algorithms and then selectively change the terrain using a variety of transformations.

Where possible, the transformations provide a real-time preview, giving you instant feedback on the effect of any parameter changes.

Features include:

  • Add craters, rivers, trees, fog, and backgrounds.
  • Designed to be flexible and allow the use of different rendering options.
  • Provides several different projections and colormaps.
  • Dialogs support real-time previews where possible.
  • 12 terrain generation methods.
  • 20 terrain transformations.
  • River placement.
  • Object placement.
  • 1-Click export of Height Fields to POVRay.
  • Themeable POVRay rendering environment.
  • Configurable undo history.
  • Supports a wide range of file formats.
  • Built with the Gnome desktop environment using the Glade interface builder.
  • Supports Gtk themes.
  • Supports GNU style internationalization.

Website: code.google.com/archive/p/terraform
Support: Wiki
Developer: Robert Gasch, David Bartold
License: GNU GPL v2

Terraform

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