Motion 5 - Sphere

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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.


Chapter 19

Using Filters

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This filter causes rasterization in 3D groups. For more information on rasterization, see

About Rasterization


Original image

Sphere filter applied

Parameters in the Inspector


Sets the position of the center of the sphere. Drag the Center onscreen control

to adjust its value in the Canvas.


Sets the radius of the sphere.


Sets whether the object is cropped at its original boundaries.


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

Creating Templates for

Final Cut Pro X


HUD Controls
The HUD contains the following control: Radius.