Using the Apple Remote the animator comfortably controls the application without leaving his workstation. Pressing the Menu button on the remote captures a frame, the Play button replays and pauses the movie for you to check the animation, Left and Right button navigate the movie back and forth. Holding the Left or Right buttons jumps to the beginning or end of the clip.
Grabbing X frames
For users of the HR version, grabbing multiple frames has become more comfortable: the keys "1" to "0" on the keypad now capture the respective number of frames. If you want to capture 10 frames, you simply press the "0". Pressing "*" on the keypad brings up a dialog box that lets you enter any number of frames up to 1000 to be captured at once.
Availablity and Pricing
The Boinx iStopMotion 1.10.1 update is available for download immediately from the website http://www.istopmotion.com. The update is free for all current owners of a valid iStopMotion 1.x license. New license keys are on sale via Kagi for US $39.95 for the DV version and US $349 for the HR version. A five day demo license for evaluation can be requested at the website.
Stop motion animation is the easiest way to tell a story in a movie. No need for talented actors. No need for a budget. No need for a script. Just some toys, a table top or a clear patch of carpet and a bit of fantasy get you started. And, according to our customers, iStopMotion is the best tool to get the story into your movie. Teachers love it because their students love it and create short masterpieces within a couple of hours. Parents love it because their kids have fun doing something worthwhile. Professionals love it because they can work much faster than with traditional film based methods. You will love it because you have never been more creative before.
About Boinx Software
Boinx Software is a trademark of GeBE Computer & Peripherie GmbH, based in Munich, Germany. Boinx Software develops and publishes fun and easy to use applications for the creative user. Boinx iStopMotion is the leading solution for stop motion animation and time lapse capture for your digital hub and won the O'Reilly Mac OS X Innovators Award in 2003. Boinx FotoMagico is a tool to create and perform professional live photo slideshows and has won the O'Reilly Mac OS X Innovators Award in 2004. Boinx iVeZeen turns your webcam into a digital camcorder. Information about Boinx Software and its services can be obtained from its website www.boinx.com