Sapphire Plug-ins for Autodesk: Mosaic

Mosaic

Generates a pixelated version of the source clip. Adjust the size and shape of the blocks using the Pixel Frequency and Pixel Rel Width parameters. Increase the Smooth Colors parameter to cause the colors of nearby pixel blocks to be more consistent, and less flickery over time.

Inputs:

Source: The clip to be processed.

Parameters:

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.

Pixel Frequency: Default: 40, Range: 1 or greater.
The frequency of the pixel blocks. Increase for more numerous, smaller pixels.

Pixel Rel Height: Default: 1, Range: 0.01 or greater.
The relative height of the pixel blocks. Increase for taller blocks, decrease for wider ones.

Pixel Shift: X & Y,   Default: [0 0], Range: any.
The translation of the pixel pattern.

Smooth Colors: Default: 0, Range: 0 or greater.
Blurs the source before pixelating. Increase to cause the colors of nearby pixel blocks to be more consistent, and less flickery over time.

Mix With Source: Default: 0, Range: 0 to 1.
Interpolates between the result (0) and the original source (1).

Wrap: X & Y,  Popup menu,  Default: [ Reflect Reflect ].
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.

Params2:

Params3:

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

Blur Mocha: Default: 0, Range: 0 or greater, Shared .
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, Shared .
Controls the strength of the Mocha mask. Lower values reduce the intensity of the effect.

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

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

Bypass Mocha: Check-box,  Default: off, Shared .
Ignore the Mocha Mask and apply the effect to the entire source clip.
See general info for: Res , On Fields , Redraw , Undo , Load Defaults , Crop , Add Noise , and Use Gamma .


See Also:

MosaicMask
VanGogh
Sketch
HalfTone
HalfToneColor
Etching
ScanLines
FlysEyeHex
JpegDamage
Sapphire Plug-ins Introduction

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