5.10. Dar forma de esfera

5.10.1. Visión general

This filter creates a kind of bubble whose size is that of the image or selection, as if the content was wrapped around a sphere.

Figura 17.72. Spherize filter example, with default values

Spherize filter example, with default values

Imagen original

Spherize filter example, with default values

Spherize filter applied

5.10.2. Activar el filtro

You can find this filter through FiltersDistortsSpherize…

5.10.3. Opciones

Figura 17.73. Spherize filter options

Spherize filter options

Ajustes predefinidos, vista previa, dividir vista
[Nota] Nota

Estas opciones se describen en la Sección 2, “Características comunes”.

  • Radial is the default mode. See example above.

  • Horizontal: as if image was mapped on a vertical cylinder.

  • Vertical: as if image was mapped on a horizontal cylinder.

Ángulo de la vista

Camera angle of view (0 - 180°)


Spherical cap angle, as a fraction of the co-angle (complement angle) of view. Result is less domed as curvature decreases (100% - 0).


Interesting for negative values, which result in a hollow instead of a bump (from 1.000 to -1.000).

Método de remuestreo

These interpolation methods are described in Interpolación.


The result of this filter can be larger than the original image. With the default Adjust option, the layer will be automatically resized as necessary when the filter is applied. With the Clip option the result will be clipped to the layer boundary.

5.10.4. Using Spherize filter

Drawing a selection before applying filter allows you to create another shape, such as a sphere: select Ellipse tool with the Fixed option checked; draw a circle; apply Spherize filter with the Use the selection as input selected. Invert selection and fill it with wanted background.