rotozoomer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

rotate + zoomer

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

rotozoomer (plural rotozoomers)

  1. (demoscene, computer graphics) An animated visual effect in which a bitmap is scaled and rotated.
    • 1997, "h75h70", ZShell anyone? (on newsgroup rec.games.programmer)
      I thought about writing a 4ktro for the TI-83 once, but really the only effects you could do would be rotozoomers, wire vectors, and scrollers.
    • 1997, "Adam Levar", RotoZoomer frame rates (on newsgroup comp.sys.ibm.pc.demos)
      Hi all: I have written a rotozoomer that has an average frame rate of about 200fps on a Pentium 90 when writing directly to vram.