Converts images from rectangular coordinates to polar coordinates, and vice versa.
Tip: This filter works well with objects containing horizontal or vertical lines, such as the
Stripes or Checkerboard generators. A similar effect can be created with any image by
adding the Line Screen or other related filters.
Parameters in the Inspector
Sets the center point of the distortion from Polar to Rectangular or Rectangular
to Polar. Drag the Center onscreen control to adjust its value in the Canvas.
Polar to Rect:
Applies a Polar-to-Rectangular distortion to the image. When this checkbox
is deselected, a Rectangular-to-Polar distortion is applied.
Sets the percentage of the original image to be blended with the distorted image.
Publishes the filter’s onscreen controls in Final Cut Pro X. For more
information on creating content for use in Final Cut Pro, see
Creating Templates for
Final Cut Pro X
The HUD contains the following control: Polar to Rect.