This is a rather specialized plugin. It generates a spherical height map for use with my various height-map plugins. Though it logically fits in the Render submenu, I put it in the Height Map submenu instead, since it's only really useful with those effects.   The plugin:   The UI:   As described by the Help Menu:   Render Sphere Height Map renders a 24-bit height map for a sphere. The controls are: Sphere Diameter: