March 6, 2012 in Photo and Video (E)
[prMac.com] Puchheim, Germany - Boinx Software, a multi-award winning software developer for Mac and iOS, today announced a brand new update to its popular iStopMotion for iPad, which now features, among other improvements, accelerated image processing, Dropbox integration and language localization, beginning with German. Offered at the special introductory price of 4.99 USD, iStopMotion for iPad 1.1 will return to its regular price of 9.99 USD on March 18th. "iStopMotion for iPad made quite a splash when it debuted in December, and we are really proud to have won the Macworld Best of Show and The Mac Observer Editors Choice Award at Macworld | iWorld 2012. But we couldn't rest on our laurels - we got right back to work upon returning to Puchheim to make it even better," says Oliver Breidenbach, CEO, Boinx Software. "The capture speed is something we worked especially hard to enhance. Version 1.1 is a big improvement, most notably for time lapse recording. YouTube is a great way to share your animations, but we want to give people more options moving forward, beginning with Dropbox support in this release. And, although it is already available worldwide in English, we want to better serve local markets in the future, starting with German localization."
iStopMotion for iPad 1.1 Improved Feature Highlights Include:
60-Fold Image Processing Speed for a Smaller Time Lapse Interval -
By using optimized GPU algorithms, the image capturing speed was drastically increased. With image processing 60 times faster, the minimum time lapse interval could be reduced from three seconds to one second on the iPad 2, and from five to two seconds when using iStopMotion for iPad's companion app iStopMotion Remote Camera on an iPhone 4/4s or iPod touch 4th gen.
More Possibilities for Sharing Masterpieces -
Users can now upload their iStopMotion for iPad movies straight to Dropbox for sharing with friends and family or immediate access to their work of art on other devices.
Crossing Borders with Language Localization -
iStopMotion for iPad is hitting the local scene with language localization. Now available in German, the app will become available in many localized versions, providing easier access for all stop motion enthusiasts.
Enhanced Timeline Capabilities Make Stop Motion Animating Easy -
Users can easily duplicate a frame in order to slow down the animation without the need to set the same scene twice, or delete all frames of a clip to start fresh.
New Opacity Control Optimized for Touch Interface -
Moviemakers can simply tap and hold in the preview area and a slider control appears. With the slider, users decide how opaque or transparent the ghost image appears, making it easy to distinguish the live frame from recorded.
...And So Much More! Additional Improvements Include:
* Improved image quality of all sharing options by using a higher data rate
* Added display of estimated result file sizes while sharing clips
* Certain presets removed from email sharing if resulting movie size exceeds 10 MB
* Battery level of Remote Camera in use now displayed next to the iPad battery level in the status bar
* New help overlay for the camera settings as well as information about missing focus control
* If Remote Camera denies connection, the previously used camera is automatically selected again
* Exported movies now contain a basic set of metadata
* Major under-the-hood improvements for less bugs and crashes and an overall excellent user experience
iStopMotion for iPad pricing and availability - special pricing ends soon!
iStopMotion for iPad is available now in the Apple App Store for a special introductory price of 4.99 USD. Beginning March 18, 2012, iStopMotion for iPad will be priced at 9.99 USD.
iStopMotion Remote Camera for the iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, 4th gen iPod touch and iPad is also available now for free in the Apple App Store.
* iPad 2 Wi-Fi and iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G
* Requires iOS 5.0 or later
* 13.9 MB
Pricing and Availability:
iStopMotion for iPad 1.1 is $4.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category.
Boinx Software Ltd. is located in Puchheim, near Munich, Germany. Boinx Software develops award-winning animation, video production and photography software for the Mac platform and iOS devices including the iPhone, iPad and iPod. Boinx iStopMotion is the leading solution for stop motion animation and time-lapse capture and won the O'Reilly Mac OS X Innovators Award in 2003. Boinx FotoMagico, winner of two Apple Design Awards -"Best Mac OS X Leopard Graphics and Media Application Runner-up 2008" and "Best Mac OS X User Experience Runner-up 2006" - is a presentation tool for professional photographers. BoinxTV, winner of the "Apple Design Award 2009," is revolutionary live production software that turns any Mac into a TV studio. Boinx PhotoPresenter, winner of the Apple Design Award 2005 "Best Mac OS X Student Product," is a quick slideshow tool with a variety of pre-built templates. Boinx Mousepose is the indispensable mouse pointer-highlighting tool for users developing presentations, training or demos. You Gotta See This! is Boinx's iPhone 4 app that works off of 4th generation gyroscope technology to create amazing 360-degree photo collages. Copyright (C) 2012 Boinx Software Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.