Technical Specifications

iStopMotion iOS

System Requirements

  • iPad 2, iPad (3rd gen), iPad (4th gen.), iPad mini
  • iOS 5.1 or later
  • Free Storage: Up to 1GB (at 1080p) or 280MB (at 720p) per minute film in JPG format at 12 fps


  • English, German, French, Japanese, Chinese (simplified)

Supported Cameras

Built-in Cameras
  • Back Camera iPad 2: 1280x720
  • Back Camera iPad (3rd gen or newer): 1280x720 or 1920x1080
  • Front Camera: 640x360

iStopMotion Remote Camera
  • Back Camera iPhone 4, iPod touch 4th gen: 1280x720
  • Back Camera iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod touch 5th gen: 1280x720 or 1920x1080

Sharing/Export Options

  • Transfer to other apps on iPad (iMovie, ...) via Camera Roll
  • Transfer to PC/Mac via Camera Roll
  • Upload to iCloud and share link via email (if iCloud is enabled)
  • Email movie as attachment (if iCloud is not enabled)
  • Upload to YouTube
  • Upload to Dropbox
  • Integration with Twitter, FaceBook, Sina Weibo (iOS 6 only)

Internal Storage Format

  • JPG compressed or PNG uncompressed
  • 1280 x 720 pixels or 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Frame Rate: 1 - 30 fps in 1 frame steps (default 12 fps)

Export Video Format

  • Video: H.264. Resolutions: Small (426x240), Medium (640x360), Large (854x480), HD (1280x720), Full HD (1920x1080) at document defined frame rate
  • Audio: AAC-Audio

Audio Import

  • Import Audio from iPad Music Library, SoundCloud, Dropbox, iTunes File Sharing to iStopMotion Audio Library
  • Record using built-in microphone or iPad compatible audio recording accessories
  • Import all unprotected audio formats supported by iOS: AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), HE-AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV
  • Internal audio format: 16bit linear PCM, 44.1kHz

Animation Tools

  • Display audio wave form in Timeline and Navigator
  • Onion Skinning (Overlay of last captured frame and live camera view)
  • Set fixed focus (not supported on iPad 2)
  • Set fixed or continuous exposure
  • Set locked or continuous white balance
  • Grid lines
  • Play Half Speed
  • Capturing via the headset play/pause button

Time Lapse Intervals

  • Built-in Cameras: 1 secs to 99.9 secs, in .1 sec steps
  • iStopMotion Remote Camera: 2 secs to 99.9 secs, in .1 sec steps

iStopMotion Remote Camera (iStopCamera)

System Requirements

  • iOS 5.1 or later
  • iPhone 4 or newer, iPod touch (4th gen) or newer, iPad 2 or newer, iPad mini
  • Focus control not available on iPad 2 and iPod touch (4th gen).
  • Available Wi-Fi network to communicate with iStopMotion iOS


  • English, German, French, Japanese, Chinese (simplified)