Hi, I have been experimenting with the Filter Factory and I must say it is
the most limited piece of software I have ever seen. I also downloaded the
SDK from Adobe www, something around 5MB, but seems that I would need to
have a C++ and from the language they use there I get the feeling it is
meant for the 20 most experienced programmers in the world.
The Filter Factory is only 48kb and by resource and hex editing it I see
that it appears to be mostly full of 00h and variables, there is hardly more
that some 5kb to 10kb of actual code. So maybe there is a better Filter
Factory available somewhere ?
The Filter Factory is rather handy tool to have. It is on the cd
(goodies/plug-in directory) or can be downloaded from
http://pluginhead.i-us.com/ffc.htm but is has serious limitations:
- code can be only about 1000 characters per color. One can not even fill
the "put" array fully, that has room for 256 integers.
- calculates only in integer math. It would be much better to calculate in
-has only the very basic math functions *, /, +, -, modulo, abs, and square
root. It has also sin, cos and tan for polar coordinate calculation.
-every constants are calculated for every pixel again and again. It would be
good to have in addition a constant declaration area that would be processed
-works only in RGB mode.