Remember how you watched, fascinated, when King Kong climbed the Empire State building? When Luke Skywalker rode the ice beasts? When Wallace and Gromit hunted down the Were-Rabbit?
For centuries now, stop motion animation has made the fantasies of film makers come true. Whether you just want to spend a magic weekend with your kids (like New York Times tech columnist David Pogue) or are a serious animator, now it's time to tell your story, frame by frame with iStopMotion like many thousands of parents, kids, teachers, brickfilmers, pro animators and everybody with an interest in this fascinating movie making technique.
Create HD Videos With iStopMotion Remote Camera
Turn your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch into a versatile HD camera for iStopMotion for Mac with the iStopMotion Remote Camera app, available free of charge from the App Store. iStopMotion Remote Camera transmits a live video feed and supports 1080p remote capture with the iPhone 4S and the iPad (3rd gen.), and 720p with iPhone 4, iPod touch (4th gen.) and iPad 2.
Also new: gorgeous new UI optimized for the Retina Display, export to Final Cut Pro X, support for OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, signed with DeveloperID and sandboxed for enhanced security and more.
See what the animation is going to look like before you capture the frame.
Print your animations in a format that easily folds into a flip book to take them with you.
Overlay your animation with a picture or video with transparency to achieve amazing effects.
iStopMotion can use many video cameras, video capture devices and digital photo cameras with support for OS X capture technologies.
Watch your animation before it’s finished to see if it worked out the way you wanted.
Tilt Shift Filter
A popular effect as of late, make your scene look like a miniature.
Use another movie as a guide for your animation to get the movements just right.
iStopMotion records and stores each frame individually for maximum quality and can export to any format supported by OS X, including Full HD.
Speed up slow processes, like a flower blooming or the sun setting.
Animate dinosaurs into real background pictures or movies, or put an actor into an animated scene.
Use a pre-recorded sound track and animate to it, for example to create a music video.
iStopMotion focuses on and perfects the art of capturing single frames. Export to iMovie, Final Cut Pro X or another video editing app to edit, add titles and sound effects.