Simulates the effect of an image wrapped around a sphere. This filter can be used to turn an image of a map into an imprecise globe.

Canvas showing effect of Sphere filter

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

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

  • Radius: Sets the radius of the sphere.

  • Crop: Sets whether the filtered image is sharply cropped at its original boundaries. When this checkbox is deselected, the filter affects the edges of the image.

  • 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.