Smoovie - The Stop Motion Animation App

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Description

Loved by families and educators around the world, Smoovie is the 'must have' app for making stop motion animations on iPad. Here's what the press are saying:

"Smoovie's ease of use makes stop-motion animation a joy and filmmakers and families alike should have fun bringing inanimate objects to life for hours on end." - MacLife

"There's just something fantastic about not having to worry about transferring photos, cables or being limited to one space with Smoovie on the iPad. It's an all-in-one package. And for kids (and adults), that just makes it all the more inspiring and fun to use." - TUAW

KEY FEATURES

* Instant playback - just for fun!
Making a stop motion animation should be fun. You move your objects little by little, capturing each frame and, with growing anticipation, you press 'play' to see everything magically come to life. Smoovie instantly plays back what you've captured - without rendering. Rendering interrupts your creativity and wastes your time. We think you deserve better and we believe Smoovie is the fastest (and most fun) app for creating stop motion animations!

* Scenes - tell a better story
Smoovie is the only stop motion app that lets you arrange your content in scenes. Each scene has an independently adjustable playback speed (from 1 to 30 frames per second) allowing you to vary the pace and mood of your animation. Mix it up! You can add new scenes, cut unwanted scenes, capture new action into existing scenes and drag scenes around to change the running order - all with full undo support so you're safe to experiment!

* Filmstrip - precision editing
With a quick swipe gesture across the list of scenes you gain access to a virtual filmstrip that shows all the frames in your project. The filmstrip is a very simple concept for kids to grasp to help them learn the basics of making movies. There's even a small piece of virtual tape joining each scene! But there's a surprising amount of editing power hidden here that gives the more seasoned animator precise control over the content of their movies. You can cut, copy and paste individual frames - with full undo support of course. You can drag frames from one scene to another and even copy frames from other smoovies.

* Onion skinning
Onion Skinning is possibly the most important feature of a stop motion animation app, because it helps the animator to perfect the tiny adjustments required between frames that create the illusion of smooth motion in the finished movie. It works by making the live video from the either of the iPad’s cameras semi-transparent and superimposing it onto the previous frame, so it's easy to see how far objects need to be moved for the next shot.

* Add a little music
The right piece of music can really help enhance the mood of your animation. Smoovie lets you browse the music library on your iPad so you can choose the perfect soundtrack for your masterpiece.

* Create, copy and paste - with other apps
Copy and paste even works with other apps that you love, opening up a whole new world of creative possibilities for making content for your animations! You could use pictures from the Photos app, create titles with Keynote or turn sketches from your favourite drawing app into cartoons. Simply create, copy and paste!

* Even more editing power
Smoovie makes it easy to export your animations to be used as content for other apps. Why not write your own soundtrack in GarageBand or add some opening effects in iMovie?

* Share the magic
Once you've made a smoovie, you'll probably want to show it off for everyone to see. Smoovie lets you publish directly to YouTube so you can share your creations with the world. You can also export your animations to the Camera Roll on your iPad where you can email them to friends or transfer them to your Mac or PC. And if you've got Apple TV, you can delight your friends and family by showing them your masterpieces on television with AirPlay Mirroring.

What's New

Version 1.3.1 (Oct 23, 2014)

* Updated for iOS 8.
* Smoovie no longer supports iOS versions prior to iOS 7.

Please remember to check out our education resources and stop motion animation tips and tricks on smoovie.com.

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Version 1.3 (Sep 28, 2014)

* Updated for iOS 8.
* Smoovie no longer supports iOS versions prior to iOS 7.

Please remember to check out our education resources and stop motion animation tips and tricks on smoovie.com.

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Version 1.2.1 (Jul 02, 2014)

Improved support for undo.

-- The Smoovie Team would like to say a big "thank you" for using Smoovie. We hope you love it! If you do, please consider leaving a quick review on the App Store - your support makes a huge difference! Thanks! --

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Version 1.2 (Feb 21, 2014)

* Refreshed the user interface for iOS 7.
* Added the ability to split an existing scene so the resulting parts can be edited independently.

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Version 1.1.6 (Oct 08, 2013)

Stability improvements for iOS 7.

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Version 1.1.5 (Sep 16, 2013)

Updated and ready for iOS 7.

PLEASE NOTE: This update removes support for iOS 5. Smoovie now requires iOS 6 or iOS 7.

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Version 1.1.4 (Aug 09, 2013)

Improved the reliability of sharing smoovies to the Camera Roll and YouTube.

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Version 1.1.3 (Sep 21, 2012)

Improved compatibility with iOS 6.

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Version 1.1.2 (Sep 04, 2012)

Images from the Photos app can now also be pasted as a new scene.

** We've been thrilled to see so many amazing smoovies on Youtube! If you're enjoying Smoovie, please consider leaving a rating or a review on the App Store. Your support is very much appreciated and makes a huge difference. **

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Version 1.1.1 (May 24, 2012)

It's now simpler and quicker to use collections of images from the Photos app in your animations. We've enhanced Smoovie's copy and paste support to let you transfer multiple images from the Camera Roll and paste them into Smoovie in a single operation.

We've been thrilled to see so many amazing smoovies on Youtube! If you're enjoying Smoovie, please consider leaving a rating or a review on the App Store. Your support is very much appreciated and makes a huge difference.

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Version 1.1 (May 04, 2012)

★ High-resolution Retina graphics for the new iPad.
★ You can now use pictures from the Photos app, slides from Keynote or sketches from your favourite drawing app in your animations.

Smoovie's enhanced copy and paste support lets you create amazing graphics in virtually any app and simply paste them into Smoovie. This opens the door to a whole new world of creative ideas!

Most creative apps already support the iPad's pasteboard or allow sharing to the camera roll. But what if your favourite app doesn't? No problem - just take a a screenshot (by pressing the iPad's Home and Sleep buttons together) and paste that into Smoovie!

We really can't wait to see what awesome things you create with the all-new new Copy and Paste!

We've been thrilled to see so many amazing smoovies on Youtube! If you're enjoying Smoovie, please consider leaving a rating or a review on the App Store. Your support is very much appreciated and makes a huge difference.

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Version 1.0.1 (Dec 16, 2011)

Added German Localization.

We've been thrilled to see so many amazing smoovies on Youtube! If you're enjoying Smoovie, please consider leaving a rating or a review on the App Store. Your support is very much appreciated and makes a huge difference. Happy Holidays!

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Version 1.0 (Oct 25, 2011)

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Versions

1.3.1Oct 23, 2014Current release
1.3Sep 28, 2014
1.2.1Jul 02, 2014
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1.2Feb 21, 2014
1.1.6Oct 08, 2013
1.1.5Sep 16, 2013
1.1.4Aug 09, 2013
1.1.3Sep 21, 2012
1.1.2Sep 04, 2012
1.1.1May 24, 2012
1.1May 04, 2012
1.0.1Dec 16, 2011
1.0Oct 25, 2011First tracked
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Updated on Oct 25, 2014

About

Compatibility: iPad Only

Category: Photo and Video

Updated: Oct 25, 2014

Version: 1.3.1

Size: 18.2 MB

Language: English, German

Seller: Open Planet Software

Rated 4+:


Requirements: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.

App ID:  424224789  [Copy]