Warps the source clip around in a disk shape and reflects radially as if viewed through a reflecting cylinder.

In the Sapphire Stylize effects submenu.


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


Center:   X & Y,   Default: [360 243],  Range: any.
Center location of the kaleidoscoped image in screen coordinates relative to the center of the frame. The entire result will be shifted by this amount.

Z Dist:   Default: 1,  Range: 0.001 or greater.
Scales the 'distance' of the entire result in or out from the Center. Increase to zoom out, decrease to zoom in.

Rotate:   Default: 0,  Range: any.
Rotates the kaleidoscope's reflection pattern about the Center by this many degrees.

Stretch:   X & Y,   Default: [1 1],  Range: 0.1 or greater.
Scales the horizontal or vertical size of the result.

Inside Shift Y:   Default: 0,  Range: any.
Shifts the source image up by this amount before it is reflected. This causes the resulting pattern of images to radiate outward from the center.

Angle Repeats:   Default: 6,  Range: 0.01 or greater.
The number of copies of the source image to wrap around. This should be an even integer to avoid a seam where the first copy connects to the last.

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.

Opacity:   Popup menu,  Default: Normal.
Determines the method used for dealing with opacity/transparency.
All Opaque:  Use this option to render slightly faster when the input image is fully opaque with no transparency (alpha=1).
Normal:  Process opacity normally.
As Premult:  Process as if the image is already in premultiplied form (colors have been scaled by opacity). This option also renders slightly faster than Normal mode, but the results will also be in premultiplied form, which is sometimes less correct. If your image has sharp color changes where the matte channel also has sharp edges, you may get better results with Normal mode.

See Also:

Sapphire Plug-ins Introduction

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