Galactic FX² HD : iPad Edition NOW available!


macrumors newbie
Original poster
Nov 23, 2009
► NEW: Galactic FX² HD for the iPad pushes visual effects to a whole new high definition level! Within 4 unique & cinematic scrolling 3D Alien worlds, create incredible light FX using only your fingertips. The experience you get from this unique app can only be described as amazing, stunningly beautiful, creative & inspiring.



Paint & smear light particles on your iPad by touch, generating anything from magnificent; energy burst effects, glowing nebulas, molten suns, plasma vortexes, black holes, swirling comet trails, static charges, ion storms, meteor showers, pulsating auras, super nova explosions & fire balls completely customizable to any color, shape & size that you desire.

Control the speed of light & the size of the photon particles. Introduce black holes by creating gravitational force effects such as whirlpools & twists. Alter the color, spray angle & light spread. Apply gravity so that your light particles flows towards the tilt direction of your iPad... and more.

Galactic FX² HD is not a game but an experience… a way to expand your creativity, relax or just pass some time. There is no right or wrong. Experiment with the various light FX controllers in each of the 4 inspiring cinematic 3D scrolling themes and be in awe of the endless possibilities available.

A two finger touch opens an ingenious interactive HUD (head-up display) interface exposing 24 x real-time controllers that you can intuitively adjust by touch to produce anything from subtle to radically different results.

Simple to use, yet with over a billion possible combinations, you have the power to create light FX bounded only by your imagination.

Save up to 50 of your favorite light brush experiments in your own personal library, so you can re-load your creations at any time.

Galactic FX² HD comes complete with the beautiful "Alien Worlds HD" theme pack. Each theme pack contains 4 x unique themes each with their own expansive scrolling 3D landscape, inspiring soundtrack and 3 x preset light brushes that are of course fully manipulatable.

Be amazed by the awe-inspiring visuals you can produce, pushing the high definition real-time graphics of your new iPad to its limits.

With Galactic FX² HD for the iPad, a fascinating visual journey awaits you.

✓ Includes the 3D "Alien Worlds HD" theme pack, containing 4 exclusive themes; "Absolute Zero HD", "Uridium City HD", "Death Star HD" & "Oxide 7 HD”.
✓ Each theme has a unique & inspiring soundtrack along with 3 preset light brushes.
✓ Visually manipulate light in real-time with 24 intuitive & simple to use controllers.
✓ Experience incredible real-time graphics & 25 minutes of inspiring music.
✓ Control light particles gravitational forces (whirlpool & twisting), particle color, size, light speed, spray angle & spread, emission rate, vertical & horizontal light spread, light blending & enable accelerometer based gravity plus more.
✓ Adjust the depth of field in 3D.
✓ Create & save up to 50 of your own personal light brushes.
✓ 20 x interchangeable light brush shapes to radically alter the look of your light creations.
✓ HUD (head-up display) overlays for intuitive and simple 1 finger adjustments.
✓ Interactive HELP mode to explain each control tool.
✓ Listen to your own music (in-app music is automatically disabled whenever your iPod is playing).
✓ Professionally translated into English, French, German, Italian, Spanish & Japanese.

▌ Don't have an iPad? A version of Galactic FX² is also available for the iPhone/iPod touch HERE:



macrumors regular
Mar 22, 2010
Looks kind of cool, but... what's it for? Looks kind of like an art app, but not really. Is it just something to do when you're bored?


macrumors G4
Jun 30, 2007
...which begs the question. Do iPad App post's now belong in the App forum and if not does it have to be an iPad specific App (not universal) to post in the iPad forum?