Name: [3482] RobA
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Polar to equirectangular map conversion with GIMP [ID:787] (2/3)

in series: Map Making Techniques Using GIMP

video tutorial by RobA, added 07/08

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How to converting polar maps to an equirectangular map, then putting it on a sphere with GIMP. This was created in response to a question in the Cartographers' Guild forums - http://forum.cartographersguild.com/showthread.php?p=26344 This is playing back at 2x the recorded speed.

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9. Mats Wikström Fri, 25 Jun 2010 12:22

Thank You and am looking forward to more tutorials:-)


8. Osye Pritchett Thu, 06 May 2010 20:55

Love these tutorials!!!!! Keep them coming!


7. anonymous Sun, 13 Sep 2009 08:42

Very useful tutorial. It would have taken me FOREVER to figure that out on my own.

Thanks.


6. anonymous Mon, 27 Jul 2009 07:27

that was so cool :D thanks a lot :D


5. anonymous Thu, 16 Apr 2009 06:01

Wow that was pretty amazing stuff. Thanks very much, very useful information.


Very interesting screencast. The only improvement I would suggest is a very brief intro showing the 'before' and 'after' of the process. It was only at the end of the video that I really understood what was being achieved. I have found both RobA's videos using Gimp from a cartographer's point of view both useful and informative. Please make some more.


awesome screencast. Learned about cartography.


Wow! Had no idea GIMP could do that quite so easily. Very cool demo - adding voice after the fact works very well - and i get to learn at twice the speed ;). We're getting a very nice GIMP collection together - think it needs its own dedicated section. Love that you created it in response to a forum question - sometimes there's no substitute for showing something done.


Video published, thanks for contributing to ShowMeDo


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