This node generates a normal map based off the luminance values from an image.

Raw texture Processed texture Practical demonstration.
Example Nodegraph


Name Description
Preview In Viewport Preview the effect blended with alpha in the viewport.
Preview RGB In Viewport Preview the RGB values in the viewport.
Preview Alpha In Viewport Preview the alpha values in the viewport.
Depth Scale Control the scale of the depth in the Normal Map.
Invert Normal X/Y/Z Invert the direction for the normals generated along each axis.


Name Description Typical Node Input
Active Turn the effect on or off. Values < 0.1 will turn the effect off, and deferred rendering must be on. Envelope Modifier


Outputs an image or video that can be connected to any relevant video input, most commonly an Image 2D node.