[Bf-cycles] Sample filtering options - Tool Tip

Brecht Van Lommel brechtvanlommel at pandora.be
Wed Aug 12 13:46:27 CEST 2015

"Pixel filter" is the standard term in rendering, I don't see a good
reason to invent our own.

These filters are the same thing as image manipulation filters, the
only difference is that they are more accurate because the input image
has infinite resolution. If you render at resolution x10, apply a
filter in compositing and scale down /10, then you will get the same

On Wed, Aug 12, 2015 at 12:10 PM, Gottfried Hofmann
<gottfried at blenderdiplom.com> wrote:
> On 06.08.2015 17:12, Nathan Vegdahl wrote:
>> Yes, I am talking about pixel/sample/AA filters.  Look up the paper
>> "Filter Importance Sampling" for more information.
> I find the tooltip that reads "Pixel Filter Type" a little misleading
> because for most users it will read like it is the filtering techniques
> from image manipulation where actual pixel color values from adjacent
> pixels are used for filtering. But the Cycles approach is filtering
> based on samples.
> Maybe change the tooltip to "AA Filter Type"?
> Cheers,
> Gottfried
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