Vortex image effect
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Vortex image effect

Vortex image effect distorts the rendered image. Similar to Twirl, it distorts the image in a circular region.

Like all image effects, Vortex is available in Unity Pro only. Make sure to have the Pro Standard Assets installed.

Vortex image effect applied to the scene
RadiusThe radii of the ellipse where image distortion takes place. Radius of 0.5 is half the size of the screen.
AngleControls the amount of distortion applied.
CenterPosition the distortion area on the screen.

Hardware support

This effect requires a graphics card with pixel shaders (2.0) or OpenGL ES 2.0. PC: NVIDIA cards since 2003 (GeForce FX), AMD cards since 2004 (Radeon 9500), Intel cards since 2005 (GMA 900); Mobile: OpenGL ES 2.0; Consoles: Xbox 360, PS3.

All image effects automatically disable themselves when they can not run on end-users graphics card.

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