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VR Sharpening filter for Oculus?

Discussion in 'Automobilista 2 - General Discussion' started by Twinz, Apr 2, 2020.

  1. Twinz

    Twinz New Member

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    I just tried AMS2 for the first time yesterday and I'm pretty happy with it so far. (Particularly for an "early release" title)

    VR on my CV1 looks good, but I would like to know if there is a "sharpening" filter somewhere that I can tweak?

    AMS2 is a lot clearer in VR than PC2 was "out of the box" but not quite as clear as PC2 *after* they introduced the sharpening feature and I adjusted it.

    The sharpening "tool" in PC2 is a text-file-edit so not exactly user-friendly, but once it's set it's done.

    Is there, or will there be, something like this in AMS2?
     
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  2. Lexx VR

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    The sharpening appears to work the same way as in PC2, using the same files and values. I like the following at the bottom of my graphicsconfigopenvrdx11.xml :

    <prop name="SharpeningStrength" sharpeningstrength="0.500000" />
    <prop name="SharpeningClamp" sharpeningclamp="0.040000" />
    <prop name="OffsetBias" offsetbias="1.000000" />
     
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  3. Mad Al

    Mad Al Member Reiza Backer

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    Hello mate.. you could have asked on the other side ;)

    It's exactly the same, just copy the setting from the PC2 file to the AMS2 one

    (graphicsconfigoculusdx11.xml in the case of the CV1)
     
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  4. Twinz

    Twinz New Member

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    Thanks! I just realized that it put a folder on my C drive "documents" even though I have it installed on another drive.
     
  5. AngryGinger

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    Can someone tell me what SharpeningClamp and OffsetBias do? Just want to know what I'm adjusting. Thanks!
     
  6. Wolfgang Herold

    Wolfgang Herold Well-Known Member Reiza Backer

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    now you realised that many games save their settings in documents folder.
    Just have a look into it
     
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    karoliens Member Reiza Backer

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    Does it work for Oculus Rift S as well?
     
  8. F2020

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    Yes
     
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    karoliens Member Reiza Backer

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    And what does it bring to the table? I'm not exactly unsatisfied with the current performance/visuals.
     
  10. Twinz

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    For me it helps make out stuff in the distance. AMS2 is much better than PC2 was "out of the box" in this regard. But not quite as good as PC2 after I used the sharpening filter and tweaked it to my liking.

    The downside is that you can eventually sharpen to well-defined screen door effect. You have to find your own personal "sweet spot" and AMS2 may already be that for some people.
     
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  11. Jake Fangio

    Jake Fangio New Member

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    Or maybe download oculus tray tool. It's free and has all types of setting's and profiles you can assign to different games.
     
  12. F2020

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    I find it really clears the image up, its 100% worth doing on the Rifts, cant say whether its worth it on the Index etc, im guessing not.

    I use these, basically leave the bottom two as they are but change the top one to 0.8, on the RiftS you might want to only use 0.5 sharpening.

    <prop name="SharpeningStrength" sharpeningstrength="0.800000" />
    <prop name="SharpeningClamp" sharpeningclamp="0.090000" />
    <prop name="OffsetBias" offsetbias="1.000000" />
     
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  13. mist3rf0ur

    mist3rf0ur New Member

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    Please add to the game settings. A sharpen slider would be great.

    I'm using an Index and I'm actually using a 2.0 sharpening strength with MSAA at Medium. There's some slight aliasing on things like power lines or the tops of some fences at a distance but the increase in visibility and clarity is quite a jump.
     
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  14. Carlos Panades

    Carlos Panades New Member

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    Really nice tips. I am enjoying the game a lot! The Sharpening thing worked good, however, shadows are the problem to me, even it at Ultra and AA at max and 1.2 in Oculus tray, shadows are too aliased and cause much disturbance. Any tips to smooth it out or antialiasing it?
     
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    Marius H Well-Known Member Reiza Backer

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    It that sharpening also handy with monitors? or only a VR thingy?
     
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    Viking_Magnus Member Reiza Backer

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    It does indeed work with monitors (and IMO worth doing), though you can get away with much lower settings. The file to alter is "graphicsconfigdx11"
     
  17. Marius H

    Marius H Well-Known Member Reiza Backer

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    Well, lets try with a 3440x1440
     
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  18. F.Santos

    F.Santos Well-Known Member Reiza Backer

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    major thanks guys, i did not know about that and I got some decent sharpening overall:):):)
     
  19. Jake Fangio

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    I've tried to do the above adjustments. But I don't have the numbers. My file just says FCT instead of 0.800000. Any ideas guys?. I'm using notepad++.
     
  20. Wolfgang Herold

    Wolfgang Herold Well-Known Member Reiza Backer

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    scroll down to the bottom of the file.
    There it is
     
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