Freebie: Seamless Spherical Maps from Video Copilot

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Video Copilot has a Seamless Spherical Fix for After Effects CS6 and up.

Polar Seam Fix

Andrew Kramer from Video Copilot has put together an After Effects comp that converts a texture and converts it to a texture that can be mapped cleanly on a sphere. The project file uses Polar Coordinates.

Download it at Video Copilot

Andrew used it on his Solar Atmosphere tutorial from a few days ago that uses the new Video Copilot Heat Distortion plug-in with AE’s Fractal Noise. This goes beyond, letting you create Plasma Balls and Force Fields with no seems!

Posted by Kim Sternisha