iStopMotion – Stop Motion Software for Mac

Create an awesome stop motion animation movie with iStopMotion, a stop motion software for mac that make you easy to make your own movie

Plug the USB Video camera into your Mac USB port, and start playing your imagination with something that is around you, and record it with camera that plugged into your mac, it’s fun when making your own video while playing, iStopMotion makes you easy to make a stop motion video animation, you do not need a professional actor, the film crew, a large studio, and advanced equipment, just Mac, video camera, and you. iStopMotion can also work well with facetime or iSight camera, so it does not matter if you do not have video camera device, and even the video cameras that does not have a feature live view when connected into your Mac.

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iStopMotion – stop motion software for mac

iStopMotion has 3 options version, ie Home, Express and Pro, let’s see at the comparison features of this stop motion software for mac, that i take from their official website.

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iStopMotion Home

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  • For the casual user, the typical family where the parents want to have fun with the kids while providing them with a productive, creative and educational experience.
  • Max. resolution: NTSC/PAL, 960 x 540 (Enough for YouTube videos and regular video DVDs)
  • Use video cameras and digital still cameras for shooting (See website for more information)
  • Stop motion single frame shooting
  • Time lapse recording
  • Tilt shift filter for making real live scenes look miniature
  • Chroma-Keying lets you choose a complex background without having to build a set – choose from a number of enclosed backgrounds
  • Flip book printing lets you create old style paper flip books to show around
  • Send your video to iMove to add titles, intro, outro, music, transitions and more and upload to YouTube or burn to DVD


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iStopMotion Express

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  • The animation aficionado, who spends a lot of time creating animations and wants all the features of the Pro version except those only needed in a professional production environment.
  • All the features of iStopMotion Home, plus:
  • Continuous recording for taking small real time segments
  • Color correction by frame
  • Rotoscope/Lip Sync allows you to load a video file and use it as a guide for your animation
  • Import a soundtrack to animate to, for example for making a music video
  • Use your own background and foreground elements
  • Create your own project presets


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iStopMotion Pro

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  • The professional animator who uses iStopMotion in a production workflow, creating animations for commercials, music videos, feature movies in HD resolution and beyond.
  • All the features of the Express version, plus:
  • Max. resolution: 10,000 x 10,000
  • Integration with Final Cut
  • Support for HD capture


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so now you can determine what a version is the best for you,  all versions of iStopMotion has had a main function as a Stop motion animation software, if you think to be a Professional stop motion video animator, probably iStopMotion Pro is the right choice, This stop motion software for mac is very easy to use, you should not hesitate to use it will be difficult, because iStopMotion has a graphic user interface is simple and clean.

Posted by: Editorial Staff

Date: December 28, 2013

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