Vectoraster for Mac
Vectoraster is a straightforward graphics utility specially made to help you create vector-based raster patterns and halftones based on bitmap pictures.
Enables you to effortlessly create stunning raster patterns and halftones
Vectoraster comes with a simple and intuitive interface from which you can quickly and freely configure the raster patterns and points shapes in order to generate numerous different styles. The best part is that the resulting raster is generated and displayed in real time as you adjust the parameters.
As follows, the left panel enables you to load a primary and a secondary source image, change the measurement method and adjust the darkness and contrast level with just a few mouse clicks. You also have the option to adjust the document size and view detailed information about the generated raster.
Easily adjust the parameters and colors of the used pattern and raster points
Thanks to the right side panel you can switch between different shaped, adjust their edges, rounding and contraction parameters. You can even customize the point size, outline and color, change the point aspect and rotation.
By accessing the Point Color pane, you can select the base color source and perform hue, color saturation and brightness adjustments.
On top of that, Vectoraster helps you choose between different pattern type and manually set the spacing and falloff values. You can even transform the selected pattern and try different settings.
When you are happy with the generated raster you can easily export it as vectors to EPS and PDF files, as well as JPEG, PNG and TIF images.
Batch process multiple images or frames from a video
It is worth mentioning that Vectoraster comes with batch processing capabilities and, as a result you can apply rasters directly to all images from a given folder or to frames in a quicktime movie file.
To sum up, Vectoraster is a highly customizable Mac OS X application that helps you create vector-based raster patterns with just a couple of mouse clicks.