Sapphire Plug-ins for AVX2: WarpPolar


Warps the source clip into a rounded disk shape. The vertical direction of the source image is mapped between the Inner Radius and Outer Radius, and the horizontal direction is rotated about the center based on the number of Angle Repeats and offset by Angle.

In the Sapphire Distort category.


Source: The current track. The input clip to be warped.

Background: Optional. The clip to use as background. The output of the effect is composited over this clip.


Load Preset: Push-button .
Brings up the Preset Browser to browse all available presets for this effect.

Save Preset: Push-button .
Brings up the Preset Save dialog to save a preset for this effect.

Mocha: Default: 0, Range: 0 or greater.
Brings up the Mocha window for tracking footage and generating masks.

Blur Mocha: Default: 0, Range: 0 or greater.
Blurs the Mocha Mask by this amount before using. This can be used to soften the edges or quantization artifacts of the mask, and smooth out the time displacements.

Mocha Opacity: Default: 1, Range: 0 to 1.
Controls the strength of the Mocha mask. Lower values reduce the intensity of the effect.

Invert Mocha: Check-box,  Default: off.
If enabled, the black and white of the Mocha Mask are inverted before applying the effect.

Resize Mocha: Default: 1, Range: 0 to 2.
Scales the Mocha Mask. 1.0 is the original size.

Resize Rel X: Default: 1, Range: 0 to 2.
The relative horizontal size of the Mocha Mask.

Resize Rel Y: Default: 1, Range: 0 to 2.
The relative vertical size of the Mocha Mask.

Shift Mocha: X & Y,   Default: [0 0], Range: any.
Offsets the position of the Mocha Mask.

Bypass Mocha: Check-box,  Default: off.
Ignore the Mocha Mask and apply the effect to the entire source clip.

Show Mocha Only: Check-box,  Default: off.
Bypass the effect and show the Mocha Mask itself.

Combine Masks: Popup menu,  Default: Union .
Determines how to combine the Mocha Mask and Input Mask when both are supplied to the effect.
Union: Uses the area covered by both masks together.
Intersect: Uses the area that overlaps between the two masks.
Mocha Only: Ignore the Input Mask and only use the Mocha Mask.

Center: X & Y,  Default: screen center.
The center of the disk, in screen coordinates relative to the center of the frame.

Inner Radius: Default: 0.25, Range: any.
The distance from the center where the bottom edge of the source clip is mapped.

Outer Radius: Default: 0.75, Range: any.
The distance from the center where the top edge of the input clip is mapped.

Angle: Default: 0, Range: any.
Rotation of the result, in counter-clockwise degrees.

Angle Repeats: Default: 1, Range: 0.01 or greater.
The number of copies of the source image to wrap around. This should be an integer to avoid a seam where the first copy connects to the last.

Stretch: X & Y,   Default: [1 1], Range: 0.01 or greater.
Scales the horizontal or vertical size of the disk shape.

Wrap: X & Y,  Popup menu,  Default: [ Tile No ].
Determines the method for accessing outside the borders of the source image.
No: gives black beyond the borders.
Tile: repeats a copy of the image.
Reflect: repeats a mirrored copy. Edges are often less visible with this method.

Filter: Check-box,  Default: on.
If enabled, the image is adaptively filtered when it is resampled. This gives a better quality result when parts of the image are warped smaller.
See general info for: Apply To Title/Key , Crop/Transform , Resolution , Bypass Effect , and Reset .

See Also:

Sapphire Plug-ins Introduction


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