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SMG's 100th Post/Boinx iStopMotion 3.1 review!

We got here fairly quickly, and by here I mean 100 posts.  First, I would like to thank you, the fans of Stop Motion for supporting SMG and animation in general.

Now, It's time for my review of Boinx's iStopMotion 3.1, what I like about it, what I didn't and straight up giving you a fresh baked stopmo video straight from Stop Motion Geek!
 The first thing I did when I acquired this software was to get use to it. Now, I found it very-easy to get acquainted with, and use.
4 1/2 stars overall. 

When you first open up iStopMotion, it will ask you to name your project, then, once you click save,

 you get the front page that is easy enough to navigate.

Now, what I liked about it:
I liked that you could view the material you just shot.  Also, I loved that you could export it right into iMovie or Final Cut X.  There was also a predesignated set of background/foreground effects, that would be really cool in the right video.  I also loved that you could color-correct your image (which is the thing I did to make my video look cinematic).


What I disliked:
I'm sorry to have to say that I disliked ANYTHING.  The first and only thing I disliked was that after I had shot four seconds of footage, when I tried to view it, that it would mess-up, making me unable to watch my complete video.

The conclusion:
This is definitely software to look into.  Now, a video that I accomplished in a matter of two days with iStopMotion...



"Rat Trap" a Stop Motion short from SMG on Vimeo.
For more info about Boinx iStopMotion 3.1 go here http://www.boinx.com/istopmotion/mac/.
The final color-corrected shot...

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