GeBE Computer & Peripherie GmbH has released a beta version of iStopMotion for all those nifty new digital cameras given as Christmas gifts. iStopMotion is an app designed for stop motion animation. The beta version ships with only the basic feature set, and is designed as an introduction to the new software. According to GeBE Computer & Peripherie GmbH:
Just in time for Christmas, iStopMotion software by GeBE Computer & Peripherie GmbH brings Stop Motion Animation fun to Mac OS X.
Connecting the children´s christmas presents to the Digital Hub is the challenge of iStopMotion. With the use of the stop motion animation technique, a Digital Video Camera and iStopMotion, it´s fun for the whole family. We are not alone in this assesment: LEGO, for example, offers such an Application as part of the Lego Moviemaker Set - for Windows only. With iStopMotion, Mac OS X users now can enjoy the same
The "Last Minute Christmas Release" gives early adopters the chance to play with the concept and have hours of fun during the christmas season.
Because of the tight development schedule, it only covers the very essential features and the user interface is very preliminary.
You can find more information about the iStopMotion beta release at the GeBE Computer & Peripherie GmbH Web site. iStopMotion beta is currently available as a free download.