360 degree software for Mac

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by Nancy C Kenfield, Jan 15, 2005.

  1. So far, the only program I have seen for Mac that will create and
    interactive 360 degree pan is pretty pricey (I am dealing with a non-profit
    that needs some work done) and I was wondering if there are any suggestions?
    I do have a Vaio that I use sometimes, so I could, in a pinch, use a (barf)
    PC program.
    Any suggestions? This would be for virtual tours of an historic site.
    I do have Motion and FInalCut - both of which I am just beginning to learn.
    Is there anything in either of those that will do this? Do I need to
    upgrade to FC Pro? Etc etc and so forth.
    This is one of those situations where I will probably be coughing up the
    funds myself. This site kind of "runs in the family" in that a family
    member was responsible back in the late 40's and early 50's for having gone
    out on his on to survey it and lay out the old streets and mark the sites of
    the houses and other buildings, then donated it all to the state archives.
    It's kind of neat to find myself asked to document it!
    Nancy C Kenfield, Jan 15, 2005
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    Rudy Benner Guest

    Rudy Benner, Jan 15, 2005
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  3. Thanks, but what they want is one of those things that are interactive...so
    that you can move your cursor over it and it moves with it.
    I do regular pans with PS. The automatic ones are nice, but I had gotten so
    used to "handstitching" that I can do that just as quickly. The
    'photomerge" tool in PS will do a nice job, as well.
    Nancy C Kenfield, Jan 15, 2005
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    Rudy Benner Guest

    Yes, you are right, I had not tried that feature of PS yet and indeed, it
    does a good job. Thanks for the tip.
    Rudy Benner, Jan 15, 2005
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    stewy Guest

    The only problem with the PS sticher is exposure. If you leave the camera on
    auto, you'll have great (insurmountable?) problems getting images to merge.
    Maybe PS 9 will sort this out.
    stewy, Jan 18, 2005
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