Distorts an image as if forced outward by something pushing from behind.

Canvas showing effect of Bulge filter

Adjust this filter using the parameter controls in the Filters Inspector:

  • Center: Sets the position of the center of the bulge. You can also drag the Center onscreen control in the Canvas.

  • Amount: Sets the amount of the bulge.

  • Scale: Sets the direction and scale of the bulge. Lower values make the image appear to bulge inwards; higher values make the image appear to bulge outwards.

  • Mix: Sets the percentage of the original image to be blended with the distorted image.

  • Publish OSC: Publishes the filter’s onscreen controls in Final Cut Pro X. For more information on creating content for use in Final Cut Pro, see Final Cut Pro templates overview.