Motion 5 - Unsharp Mask

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Unsharp Mask

Creates an effect similar to Sharpen, but provides more options to refine and control the
amount of sharpening applied to the image. This filter causes rasterization in 3D groups.
For more information on rasterization, see

About Rasterization


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Unsharp Mask filter applied

Parameters in the Inspector


Sets the amount of the mask’s effect.


Sets the amount of the multiplier used to sharpen the object’s edges.


Chapter 19

Using Filters

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Sets the threshold of luminance difference to be considered as a high contrast

range, between 0 and 1.


Sets the horizontal width of the unsharp mask.


Sets the vertical scale of the unsharp mask.


Sets the percentage of the original image to be blended with the filtered image.

HUD Controls
The HUD contains the following controls: Radius, Amount, and Threshold.