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== Basic Library ==
 
== Basic Library ==
  
What do you Mac guys do where we Windows guys use the pano12.dll from the [[Panorama Tools]] distribution?
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The original library on Mac Classic is the [[pano12|pano12.lib]] which was placed in the System extensions folder. This library hasn't been updated since version 2.6b1 and does not include the fast transformation or multi processor support. The OS X version supplied by Kekus Digital to run with [[PTMac]] is called PanoTools.bundle and has many updates including fast transform by default, multi-processor support, improved optimizer (including Altivec optimizations), etc.
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The current version of [[Panorama Tools]] on [http://panotools.sf.net/ Sourceforge] builds on OS X and is basically the same as the version supplied by Kekus Digital, this provides the main library (the [[pano12|libpano12.dylib]] file), [[PTOptimizer]] and [[panoinfo]].
  
 
== Stitching Software ==
 
== Stitching Software ==
  
Which stitching software do you use?
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There are two [[Panorama Tools]] front-end applications available for OS X, these are [[Hugin]] (Open Source) and [[PTMac]] (shareware).
  
 
== Helper ==
 
== Helper ==
  
Is there [[Autopano]] for Mac?
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[[clens]], [[Autopano|autopano-sift]], [[PTOptimizer]], [[nona]], [[nona_gui]], [[Enblend]] and [[panoglview]] are all available for OS X as part of the [[Hugin]] bundle.
  
Is there [[Enblend]] for Mac?
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=== Quicktime VR conversion tools ===
  
[[Remallax]] removes some parallax of hand-shot panoramas prior to stitching. Just a project in inception, nothing usable available
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There are two tools for converting equirectangular images into cubic Quicktime VR .mov files:
  
== photoshop plug-ins ==
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[[CubicConverter]] from ClickHere Design is Mac OSX-native and offers a variety of tools for conversion, editing of cube faces, setting various QuickTimeVR viewing and compression parameters.
  
* There are some in the original [[Panorama Tools]] distribution by [[Helmut Dersch]] but do they work for the Mac?
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[[MakeCubic]] is a Classic application provided free by Apple for basic conversion of equirectangular sources to QuicktimeVR cubic movies. MakeCubic is available on Apple's [http://developer.apple.com/quicktime/quicktimeintro/tools/index.html Quicktime developers tools page].
  
Well apparently the [[Panorama Tools]] distribution only ever worked on Classic Macintosh OS (pre OS X).  So now, the only versions of [[Panorama Tools]] that work on OS X are the shareware (not free) application [[PTMac]], and the Linux version of the original distribution, though I'm not sure if anyone has gotten that to work.
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== Photoshop ==
  
* [[PT Lens]] free lens distorsion correction.
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=== Plug-ins ===
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* [[How to install plug-ins in Photoshop]]
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* The [[Panorama Tools Plugins]] are part of the original [[Panorama tools]] distribution by [[Helmut Dersch]]. There is a version for Mac OSX available from [http://www.kekus.com/plugin/index.html Kekus.com]
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* [[PTLens]] free lens distortion correction.
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=== Actions ===
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* [[How to install actions in Photoshop]]
 
* [[Contrast Masking Actions]] lightens shadows and darkens highlights.
 
* [[Contrast Masking Actions]] lightens shadows and darkens highlights.
 
* [[Contrast Blending Actions]] combine a bracketed series of images to extend dynamic range.
 
* [[Contrast Blending Actions]] combine a bracketed series of images to extend dynamic range.
  
== viewers ==
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== Plugins for the Gimp ==
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The [[Gimp]] is a sophisticated image editor similar to [[Photoshop]].
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There are several [[Gimp#Panoramic_photography_related_gimp_plugins|panoramic photography related gimp plugins]] that can be used to manipulate panoramas.
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== Viewers ==
 
* [[Quicktime]]
 
* [[Quicktime]]
* how do you look at your artwork besides Quicktime?
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* [[CubicNavigator]]
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* [[PanoPreviewer]]
  
 
== Non-Panoramic use ==
 
== Non-Panoramic use ==
  
[[PT Shift]] chromatic aberration correction
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[[PTShift]] [[chromatic aberration]] correction
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[[Category:Software:Platform:Mac OS X]]
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== External Links ==
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* [http://www.mac-how.net/  Install and Configure FileZilla on Mac OS]. Interesting and helpful articles about Mac OS.

Revision as of 11:59, 28 July 2010

Basic Library

The original library on Mac Classic is the pano12.lib which was placed in the System extensions folder. This library hasn't been updated since version 2.6b1 and does not include the fast transformation or multi processor support. The OS X version supplied by Kekus Digital to run with PTMac is called PanoTools.bundle and has many updates including fast transform by default, multi-processor support, improved optimizer (including Altivec optimizations), etc.

The current version of Panorama Tools on Sourceforge builds on OS X and is basically the same as the version supplied by Kekus Digital, this provides the main library (the libpano12.dylib file), PTOptimizer and panoinfo.

Stitching Software

There are two Panorama Tools front-end applications available for OS X, these are Hugin (Open Source) and PTMac (shareware).

Helper

clens, autopano-sift, PTOptimizer, nona, nona_gui, Enblend and panoglview are all available for OS X as part of the Hugin bundle.

Quicktime VR conversion tools

There are two tools for converting equirectangular images into cubic Quicktime VR .mov files:

CubicConverter from ClickHere Design is Mac OSX-native and offers a variety of tools for conversion, editing of cube faces, setting various QuickTimeVR viewing and compression parameters.

MakeCubic is a Classic application provided free by Apple for basic conversion of equirectangular sources to QuicktimeVR cubic movies. MakeCubic is available on Apple's Quicktime developers tools page.

Photoshop

Plug-ins

  • PTLens free lens distortion correction.

Actions

Plugins for the Gimp

The Gimp is a sophisticated image editor similar to Photoshop.

There are several panoramic photography related gimp plugins that can be used to manipulate panoramas.

Viewers

Non-Panoramic use

PTShift chromatic aberration correction

External Links