New! Mantra VR > Spherify | Overview

New! Mantra VR > Spherify | Overview

“Spherify” is a new effect included in Mantra VR that lets you transform your 360 footage into a seamless Sphere, in After Effects and Premiere Pro. It is a free update, available to all Mantra VR license holders. Simply download the latest installer from your Mettle account, or Download a Free Demo.

Spherify has many parameters, such as Lighting, Material Properties, Progress (-100%-100%), Iterations, Distribution and Distance, to make it easy to produce lots of cool effects. It supports Rectilinear (seam in back of sphere), 360° Monoscopic and Stereoscopic OU and SBS (seamless sphere).
Charles Yeager ( walks us through the features.

Mantra VR > Spherify | Overview

Effect > Mettle > Mantra VR > Spherify. Applied on Mono 360° footage.

Spherify transforms the layer into a smaller Sphere. Mettle Globe Preview, bottom right.

Spherify > Progress 31, and Progress 100. Parameter is from -100 to +100.

Spherify supports Monoscopic, Stereo OU and SBS, and Flat formats. You can select different footage for the “Wrap Layer” and the “Backside Layer”.

Select > Point of Interest to move the Sphere.

Enable > Point Light. Has multiple parameters.

Select > Tilt, Pan and Roll to rotate your sphere on 3 axes.

Mantra VR > Turbulence Effect. With Spherify applied (bottom). Includes Lighting and Material Properties to customize your look.

Distribution Type > Fibonacci. Instances > 4.

Charles Yeager is a Filmmaker & Motion Graphics Artist currently residing in Arkansas. His projects have been recognized by Canon, Video Copilot, Vimeo, Filmmaker IQ, No Film School, Film Convert, BOOM Library & Filminute. See his portfolio at

Charles is the author of numerous Mettle tutorials on video post-production in After Effects and Premier Pro. You can find them in the tutorial sections on our website.

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