iStopMotion is the award-winning standard of computer-aided stop motion animation (also known as claymation) and time lapse photography for your Mac. It is equally loved by many thousands of parents, kids, teachers, brickfilmers, pro animators and anyone with an interest in this fascinating movie making technique. iStopMotion for iPad is also used in hundreds of classrooms all over the world in all disciplines, honing creativity, problem-solving and communication skills in students of all ages.

To create the best stop motion animation and time lapse movie making package, we have consolidated all previous versions into one iStopMotion with all the features at a new, vastly
lower, much more affordable, rock bottom price.

Key Features

Onion Skinning – See what the animation is going to look like before you capture the frame.

Instant Playback – Watch your animation before it’s finished to see if it worked out the way you wanted.

Time Lapse – Speed up slow processes, like a flower blooming or the sun setting.

Flipbook Printing – Print your animations in a format that easily folds into a flip book to take them with you.

Tilt Shift Filter – A popular effect as of late, make your scene look like a miniature.

Chroma Keying– Animate dinosaurs into real background pictures or movies, or put an actor into an animated scene.

Foregrounds – Overlay your animation with a picture or video with transparency to achieve amazing effects.

Rotoscope – Use another movie as a guide for your animation to get the movements just right.

Sound Waveform – Use a pre-recorded sound track and animate to it, for example to create a music video.

Export to Final Cut – iStopMotion focuses on and perfects the art of capturing images. Use any video editing software like iMovie, Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere to edit, add titles and sound effects.

Supported Cameras

iStopMotion can use many video cameras, video capture devices and digital photo cameras with support for OS X capture technologies and the iStopMotion Remote Camera app via WiFi for iPhone 4/4S, iPad 2, new iPad, iPod touch (4th gen.)


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.


iStopMotion records and stores each frame individually for maximum quality and can export to any format supported by OS X, including Full HD.


Plan Price Details
iStopMotion 3 for Mac $49.99 This app is designed for Mac OS X 10.7.4 or later.
Paid iPad app
iStopMotion for iPad $9.99 This app is designed for iPad.