November 6, 2017
iMotion is one of our favourite apps for creating time lapse and stop motion videos. As you probably know, time lapse is ’ a cinematography technique which accelerates movement. It can be used to photograph cloudscapes, plants growing, crowds… Stop motion is an animation technique which makes a physically manipulated object look like it’s moving on its own’. As a teacher, you can use this technique in your instructional videos to draw students attention to specific events or points in a video, foreground connections between events, showcase the different phases of a learning process and many more. iMotion is simple and easy to use with no learning curve. It will take you few minutes to explore its features before you start creating amazing stop motion videos.
Once you install it you can use your phone’s camera to capture shots or you can import pre-recorded videos and edit them using iMotion editor. The app offers a wide variety of interesting features including: 4 capture modes (time-lapse, manual, wifi remote, photo library import); vriable frame rate playback; portrait and landscape orientations supported; unlimited movie length; add audio soundtrack to your movie with iPod import, microphone and AudioPaste (In-App Full Version required); export: videos, photos and animated GIF to your Photo Library, iTunes Sharing Folder, Facebook, Youtube, Mail and iOS apps. Watch to see an example of a movie created by iMotion