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"Stop-motion animation is a great way to bring toys and other objects to life — and learn the basics of filmmaking."
The New York Times
"Stop Motion Studio makes it easy to create your own stop-motion movies."
The Washington Post
"All you need is an iPhone or iPad, a tripod, the right software, and a bit of creativity."
"Stop Motion Studio Brings Out the LEGO Moviemaking Geek in All of Us."
With it’s easy to use interface Stop Motion Studio lets you create beautiful movies like Wallace and Gromit or those groovy Lego shorts on YouTube.
It's simple to use, deceptively powerful and insanely fun to play with.
Stop Motion Studio is a powerful, full-featured movie editor with a whole host of features:
• A simplistic, easy-to-use interface
• Overlay mode showing the differences between frames
• Animation guides to position animated objects more easily
• Copy, paste, cut, and insert frames at any position
• Interactive timeline so you never get lost, even if you have hundreds of frames
Create beautiful movies:
• Choose from a whole lot of unique titles, credits, and text cards or create your very own with the built-in editor
• Give your movie the perfect look with different video filters
• Enhance your movie with different foregrounds, backgrounds, aspect ratios, and fade effects
• Create a soundtrack using built-in music, sound effects, songs from your music library, or your narration
• Rotoscoping: Import video clips and create stunning animations by drawing over it.
• Green Screen: Change the background of your scene to make the figures you capture fly or appear anywhere you can imagine.
• Connect a keyboard and use simple shortcuts to edit movies quickly
Capture like a pro:
• Capture with an adjustable time interval feature
• Full camera control with automatic or manual white balance, focus and exposure, ISO and shutter speed
• Use a second device as a remote camera
• Use your Apple Watch as a remote shutter release
• Use with your Wifi-enabled DSLR camera**
Powerful, built-in layer-based image editor:
• Add text and speech bubbles or create titles
• Add facial expressions to LEGO® figures
• Touch up and enhance images, sketch, and paint
• Wipe away unwanted objects with the eraser tool
• Merge frames to simulate fast movement
Share with friends and family:
• Save to your photo library or share to YouTube in 4K or 1080p
• Save as iMessage sticker or animated GIF
• Save all images for further processing
• Easily transfer projects between devices using AirDrop, Dropbox or iCloud
• Start creating on your mobile device and continue right where you left off on your Mac
• Publish movies on Stop Motion TV for everyone to see
* Some features require in-app purchases. All features are already included in the Pro version.
** Visit our support page for a list of supported cameras:
- December 09, 2011 New version 2.0
- January 08, 2012 New version 2.1
- February 15, 2012 New version 2.2
- June 11, 2012 New version 3.0
- August 15, 2012 New version 3.1
- September 29, 2012 New version 3.3
- May 05, 2013 New version 3.4
- July 12, 2013 New version 4.0
- July 21, 2013 New version 4.1
- August 19, 2013 New version 4.2
- October 03, 2013 Price decrease: $0.99 -> FREE!
- November 24, 2013 New version 4.3
- July 27, 2014 New version 5.0
- August 11, 2014 New version 5.1
- October 08, 2014 New version 5.2
- November 03, 2014 New version 5.3
- April 25, 2015 New version 5.4
- June 14, 2015 New version 6.0
- June 18, 2015 New version 6.0.1
- August 19, 2015 New version 6.1
- January 13, 2016 New version 7.0
- March 19, 2016 New version 7.1
- June 22, 2016 New version 7.1.1
- December 20, 2016 New version 8.0
- January 03, 2017 New version 8.1
- June 13, 2019 New version 9.3.1
- June 23, 2019 New version 9.3.2
- June 27, 2019 New version 9.3.3
- October 09, 2019 New version 10.0
- October 21, 2019 New version 10.0.1
- December 09, 2019 New version 10.1
- January 07, 2020 New version 10.1.2