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OSnap! Pro • Motion Lapse

It takes time.

This cool app is simply packed with features

OSnap! Pro • Motion Lapse

by Justin Cegnar
OSnap! Pro • Motion Lapse
OSnap! Pro • Motion Lapse
OSnap! Pro • Motion Lapse
$3.99 in the App Store

This cool app is simply packed with features. You can set photo-taking intervals anywhere from a quarter second up to 48 hours! Shoot portrait or landscape; lock the white balance, focus, and exposure. Choose from a variety of overlays including onion skins, brackets, and "eyes". Trigger the shutter with a sound. Add music and other audio. Edit your films after the fact; remove frames, duplicate, splice, and change the Frames per Second with a slider. There are many more cool features, and a free version you can try (linked below).

What is it about?

Simple, intuitive, powerful time-lapse and stop motion photography. Create and share stunning videos with ease. Packed full of features, OSnap! is truly the ultimate time-lapse and stop motion app. Perfect for both casual and serious photographers.

OSnap! Pro • Motion Lapse

For those who...

  • It’s for anyone who wants more than what Apple’s native time lapse solution has to offer.

Not for those who...

  • You aren’t able to add voice overs, import photos, or transfer content via Wi-Fi without paying something.

Why we love it

If you want to create awe-inspiring time lapse videos, this is the app for you. It has so many features that you’ll have to dig around for a while just to realize what you’re capable of.

App Screenshots

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App Details

Photo & Video Education
Last updated
July 5, 2018
Release date
August 25, 2011
More info

OSnap! Pro • Motion Lapse is $3.99 but there are more add-ons

  • $0.99

    Photo Import

  • $0.99

    Voice Over

  • $0.99

    OSnap! WiFi Transfer

App Store Description

Simple, intuitive, powerful time-lapse and stop motion photography. Create and share stunning videos with ease. Packed full of features, OSnap! is truly the ultimate time-lapse and stop motion app. Perfect for both casual and serious photographers.


"...the best all-round time-lapse app out there, hands down"

"Very cool" --The Daily Appster

"...perhaps THE best time-lapse photography app on iOS"

"Incredibly powerful....I love it!" --iPad Today

"This app is packed full of features...a high recommendation"

"...a must have for shooting Time Lapses bar none" --DSLRVideoClassRoom

"The bounty of options never feels overwhelming or superfluous" --Eric Gwinn, Chicago Tribune

"HIGHLY RECOMMENDED...amazing results"



-Create quick and easy projects using built-in presets
-Advanced options for expert photographers
-Projects are ongoing; add or delete images any time you like
-More features and flexibility than any other app in its category

-Front/back camera, camera flash, exposure/focus/white balance lock
-Shoot portrait and landscape, 4:3, 1080p, 4K, Full Photo Resolution, Square and other HD resolutions (resolution support varies by device)
-Pinch to zoom
-Trigger photo capture with loud sounds in OSnap! 'Listening' mode
-Choose from a collection of unique, highly customizable guides to keep your photo sequences aligned and consistent
-Reminders: Never forget to take a photo. Set hourly, daily, weekly or monthly reminders
-Perfect for 'Daily Portrait' time lapse projects

-Create videos from 1-200 frames per second
-Include music or other audio from your device
-Videos are saved and archived and can be accessed at any time
-Share to Instagram, Vine, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, via Email or to your Camera Roll
-TIP: Exported video resolution is always dictated by the FIRST image in the time-lapse sequence
-Use OSnap! WiFi Transfer to download pics and videos from OSnap! directly to your Mac or PC; optionally, capture live photos WHILE you shoot ($0.99 In-App Purchase)

-Play and watch your projects immediately without rendering to video
-Adjust the speed of your playback WHILE you watch
-Choose speeds from 1-200 frames per second
-Add music from your device
-Record voice over ($0.99 In-App Purchase)
-Infinitely loop playback
-Videos you eventually render will mimic your playback settings exactly

-OSnap!'s powerful editing features allow for the ultimate in time-lapse creativity
-Duplicate, splice, reverse, mix and edit together pieces of your time-lapse sequences into entirely new cinematic creations
-Import photos from your device camera roll ($0.99 In-App Purchase)

-Set timer to capture images as fast as every 0.25 seconds or as slow as every 48 hours
-Photos are saved immediately so that you will never lose data
-System notifications will not interrupt timed photo sessions
-Use delayed start and blackout periods to pause shooting during specified times & dates
-Limit number of photos for each timed capture session; or take unlimited photos
-Darken screen during long image capture sessions to help preserve battery life
-Rapid timer settings (as fast as 0.25 seconds) allows for photo burst capabilities; capture multiple, quick photo sequences of sports and other live action events


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