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Time Lapse Photo Apps

These apps will help you capture time lapses with a photo for a set interval over a long period of time.

OSnap! Pro • Stop Motion Lapse
OSnap! •Stop Motion Time-Lapse
Dayli — Everyday Photo Journal
iMotion Pro
Fast Camera

Best Apps

Highest scored apps in the category

OSnap! Pro • Stop Motion Lapse
OSnap! Pro • Stop Motion Lapse

OSnap! Pro • Stop Motion Lapse

Justin Cegnar

It takes time.

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).

OSnap! •Stop Motion Time-Lapse
OSnap! •Stop Motion Time-Lapse

OSnap! •Stop Motion Time

Justin Cegnar

Simple, intuitive, powerful time-lapse and stop motion photography

The free lite app is great way to try out the feature-packed OSnap!, but you won't be able to export your creations without upgrading.

Dayli — Everyday Photo Journal
Dayli — Everyday Photo Journal

Dayli — Everyday Photo Journal

Adam Swinden

A lot changes in a day

See how you’ve changed each and every day of the year with Dayli.

iMotion Pro
iMotion Pro

iMotion Pro

Fingerlab

iMotion Pro is an intuitive and powerful time-lapse and stop-motion app for iOS

iMotion Pro is an intuitive and powerful time-lapse and stop-motion app for iOS.
Take pictures, edit your movie and export 1080p & 720p HD videos to your device or many export options.

Time-lapse is a cinematography technique which accelerates movement. It can be used to photograph cloudscapes, plants growing, crowds...
Stop motion is an animation technique which makes a physically...

Fast Camera
Fast Camera

Fast Camera

i4software

Lightning fast burst photos

As its name alludes, this is one fast camera. It’s able to capture up to 1,200 shots per minute.

GIF Toaster - GIF Maker
GIF Toaster - GIF Maker

GIF Toaster

AppMadang

Do you want to convert photo, video, burst photos and live photos to animated GIFs

Do you want to convert photo, video, burst photos and live photos to animated GIFs?

Then, why don't you use 'GIF Toaster'?
You can convert all kinds of media formats to GIF easily.
And it is the best quality GIF maker app ever!

Just download the app and enjoy GIF Toasting!
:)

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【How to Use】

[1] Select photo/video which you want to convert to GIF.
[2] Set encoding...

Cinamatic
Cinamatic

Cinamatic

Hipstamatic, LLC

Cinamatic is the best way to create beautiful short films

Cinamatic is the best way to create beautiful short films. Record multiple short clips that transform into amazing short motion pictures.

• Shoot 3 to 60 second films
• Choose from an amazing set of video filters
• Instantly post videos to Facebook, YouTube, and Vimeo
• Shoot in square or 16:9 (both landscape and portrait - perfect for Instagram or Snapchat stories)
• Lots of...

Skyflow – Time-lapse shooting
Skyflow – Time-lapse shooting

Skyflow

Andrey Kovalyov

Skyflow is an incredibly handy and functional tool for photographers who aim for the best quality time-lapse shooting

Skyflow is an incredibly handy and functional tool for photographers who aim for the best quality time-lapse shooting!

It has many options, such as choise of shooting resolution and format, motion blur and light trails effects, HDR, panning motion and more.
After shooting is complete you'll need to export your time-lapse as a video file or image sequence.
And the most amazing feature...

NFB StopMo Studio
NFB StopMo Studio

NFB StopMo Studio

National Film Board of Canada – Office national du film du Canada

** EDITOR'S CHOICE IN CANADA - Featured by Apple in more than 30 countries

** EDITOR'S CHOICE IN CANADA - Featured by Apple in more than 30 countries. **
** The most complete stop motion app in the App Store. **

Shoot your stop-motion film in a simple and exciting way with this new casual creative app! With so many powerful tools, the only limit is your imagination.

Learning the concepts of stop-motion animation has...

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Apps with average score

Overlapse: Extended Timelapse
Overlapse: Extended Timelapse
Overlapse: Extended Timelapse

Overlapse: Extended Timelapse

Daniel Anderson

Overlapse makes it simple to create jaw-dropping, frame by frame timelapses.
An overlay helps to line up with your last shot
Notifications for taking the next picture (and nothing else)

Make your own creative Overlapse or use one of these ideas:
Selfie a Day
Growing Plants
Trees Changing Colors
Seasons Changing
Pregnant Selfies
Baby Growing

You can create multiple projects...

KLYPapp+
KLYPapp+
KLYPapp+

KLYPapp+

VITEC IMAGING SOLUTIONS SPA

Swipe the screen with one finger to switch between modes; in manual mode, set focus and exposure independently, apply filters and frames and ... create exceptional stop motion and time lapse videos!
KLYPapp+, the new enhanced version of KLYPAPP, brings you a complete photographic experience in a single app; it also...

TimeShutter - Daily Selfies
TimeShutter - Daily Selfies
TimeShutter - Daily Selfies

TimeShutter - Daily Selfies

Pixnbit Inc.

Ever wondered if you can take photos every day/week/month, and stack them into a time-lapse animation? Selfie, weight loss, babies, or home remodeling project, TimeShutter is the best tool for them all! You get perfect alignment with a guideline overlay.

Recently added new features: Unlock private albums with FaceID/TouchID/Passcode; Camera...

NMX Motion
NMX Motion
NMX Motion

NMX Motion

Dynamic Perception, LLC

The NMX Motion App allows photographers and filmmakers to connect to the Dynamic Perception NMX Motion Controller via Bluetooth LE and easily set up motion control time-lapse and video moves. This intuitive app uses a virtual joystick to set start and end points for 3 axis moves then program the...

Hyperlapse from Instagram
Hyperlapse from Instagram
Hyperlapse from Instagram

Hyperlapse from Instagram

Instagram, Inc.

Create amazing time lapse videos with Hyperlapse. Using Instagram’s in-house stabilization, Hyperlapse shoots polished time lapse videos that were previously impossible without bulky tripods and expensive equipment.

When you shoot a time lapse video with Hyperlapse, your footage will be instantly stabilized to smooth out the bumps from the road...

HEx (cam)
HEx (cam)
HEx (cam)

HEx (cam)

mash studio

-- HEx (cam) -- This application has many highly sophisticated functions for recording moving image.

HEx (cam) is a video recording application that can transform your iPhone / iPod Touch into a highly sophisticated camera.
It allows you to capture moving image in three modes that fully mirror a professional image recording...

CameraSharp Free
CameraSharp Free
CameraSharp Free

CameraSharp Free

Northnose LLC

No frills, no filters, and no Facebook: CameraSharp is all about taking the best photo. We’ve packed the iPhone camera with the advanced features you’ll need to take stunning pictures every time everywhere.

"CameraSharp is a full-featured, fast-loading camera that is all about super-creative control." -Jason Gilbert, The Huffington Post

"Easy to...

Stop Animator
Stop Animator
Stop Animator

Stop Animator

Samuel Adams

Stop Animator creates beautiful stop action videos. With its super simple user interface, and fast, responsive performance, Stop Animator is perfect for anyone interested in making stop action or time lapse videos.
Just press start, record your footage, and press done!

We focused on making a beautifully simple design that was still...

Timelapse Camera Pro
Timelapse Camera Pro
Timelapse Camera Pro

Timelapse Camera Pro

CATEATER, LLC

Timelapse Camera automatically captures images to create captivating timelapse videos instantly on your device. The possibilities are endless and the results are stunning using fully-automatic 16:9 HD timelapse recording. Just set the timing or number of frames, and you ready good to go.

Use the Tilt-Shift effect for awesome looking fake...

Pan Lapse_Rotating Camera Stand
Pan Lapse_Rotating Camera Stand
Pan Lapse_Rotating Camera Stand

Pan Lapse_Rotating Camera Stand

Brinno Incorporated

Brinno Pan Lapse is a simple rotating stand with Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) remotely controlled.
Brinno Pan Lapse is a time-lapse device that lets you take beautiful panning with your camera or smartphone. Never before has any one system provided the slowest panning speed, and longest battery life, required to...

Kessler
Kessler
Kessler

Kessler

Kessler Crane Inc.

The Kessler app is an essential tool for time lapse photographers and filmmakers. With easy access to calculators, product manuals, and training videos, the Kessler app represents a toolkit and quick reference guide, all in the palm of your hand.

The Kessler app is targeted at both owners and non-owners of...

Pixel+ Camera
Pixel+ Camera
Pixel+ Camera

Pixel+ Camera

AverSys Mobile

Pixel+ Camera turns your phone into features packed SLR camera but with the ease of point and shoot camera.

Pixel+ Camera allows you to shoot in different modes such as landscape mode, macro mode, sports mode, night scene, sunset scene, or other modes according to the scene conditions; moreover you...

Memory Lapse
Memory Lapse
Memory Lapse

Memory Lapse

clyde pashley

Long-term time-lapse creation system.

Capture the evolving cityscape and the changing seasons.

Memory Lapse makes it easy to create long duration time-lapse sequences.
•Return to the same place every day, week or month to add a new photo to your sequence.
•Use an alignment image to make sure your new images...

Quick Lapse HD
Quick Lapse HD
Quick Lapse HD

Quick Lapse HD

CodeCraft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Ever wanted to record time lapse videos on your iOS device? Fast forward the beautiful natural moments you are recording?

With Quick Lapse HD you can adjust your videos at the desired FPS (Frames Per Second) and watch your videos come alive in amusing ways.
You can record HD videos using your...

CameraTime
CameraTime
CameraTime

CameraTime

Darren Reely

Time lapse photography made easy for novices, with features for advanced users.

** Exclusive ** : Multiple intervals per recording option.


Email feedback capability. Use it for suggestions, complaints, or just to say Hi. If you have used CameraTime often, please leave a review.


Novice Feature:

- Two precision sliders for capture interval, playback...

Syrp - Genie
Syrp - Genie
Syrp - Genie

Syrp - Genie

Syrp

Upping your production value with motion control just got a whole lot easier! The Syrp Genie App connects to the Genie Mini via Bluetooth for smooth motion time-lapse, video, panorama and 360° turntable product photography. You set the parameters, it does the work.

The App is simple to use and includes...

Timelapse Studio
Timelapse Studio
Timelapse Studio

Timelapse Studio

CATEATER, LLC

Watch sunrise or sunset compressed to a one-minute video. See a flower blossoming or ice melting. Observe clouds or the movements of a busy street. Create fake miniature movies where everything appears as if it where actually miniature models. Endless possibilities. Timelapse Studio automatically captures images and creates a stunning...

Other Apps

Could be good for special cases

Timelapse Recorder

Timelapse Recorder

codeSTREAM

Timelapse Video Recorder is the intuitive, fun way to create time- lapse and slow-motion videos in full HD resolution! Easily record videos on your device with just one tap. It provides a pleasing clean interface to simply adjust settings like video length and speed up factor, and saves the finished shoots right in your device's library.

Timelapse Video Recorder is unique as it works great with the iPhone 5, 6, 7 and iOS 10 and allows recordings with up to 1920x1080p resolution. Videos are made with 60 frames per seconds for the extra smoothness.

Creating exciting HD time lapse videos on your iPhone has never been easier and a more fun experience. Start recording now!


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FEATURES
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* Slow-Motion as well as Time-Lapse
* Butter Smooth 60 FPS Recordings
* HD 1080p time lapse videos
* Intuitive interface, no clutter, one tap to start
* Easily adjust the time lapse factor with a slider
* Horizon Level
* Set a timer to automatically stop recording 
* Full control of camera focus
* Saves videos to camera roll


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TIPS
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Airplane Mode
▶ Incoming phone calls will interrupt
your recording. Set your device
into airplane mode.

Battery
▶ Continuous video recording
decreases battery life. Make sure
your battery is fully charged.

Stability
▶ Any unwanted movement
decreases the quality of your
recording. Keep your phone stable
and tight.

Focus
▶ Before starting the recording,
lock the camera focus by tapping
on the screen.

MyImageToVideo

MyImageToVideo

MekeFactory

This app generates videos from multiple images.

---- Function
* Tutorial video
1. Press the play button at the top left of the top screen to play the tutorial video.

* Make videos from images.
1. Press the icon circle button in the center of the tool bar at the bottom of the top screen to move to the image list screen.
2. Select an image.
-You can select the image you want to add to the video from the ADD button. (Multiple selections are possible).
If you want to add between lines, select the line you want to add first (the background color changes to blue) and then add it with the ADD button.
If you press the i button at the right end of the line, you can change the image and change the playback time.
-Press the EDIT button to change or delete the image playback order.
-Press the DEL button to delete all lines.
3. Once you have selected an image, press the Create Movie button on the top right to return to the top screen.
4. Press the play button on the top left of the top screen to play the created video.
5. From the arrow button on the right side of the toolbar, select “Save” to save the video.

* Set the movie playback time (initial value 1 second) for each image.
1. Press the gear button on the left of the tool bar at the bottom of the top screen to move to the setting screen.
2. After changing the playback time, confirm with the save button in the upper right.

iTimeLapse Pro - Time Lapse videos

iTimeLapse Pro - Time Lapse videos

Laan Labs

iTimelapse Pro makes it very easy to create a time lapse or stop motion movie, from start to finish. Choose your shutter interval, to the exact second, anywhere from 1 second up to 24 hours. Or set it to take a shot whenever a sound is made. Choose the number of frames you want, up to 9,999. Or set it to stop on a certain date or at a specific time. You can set it up to overlay the previous fame (onion skin), useful for claymation or animation. Once you have your images, tap Render to make the magic. Choose your Frames per Second -- and if you don’t like the result, you simply go back and change it. Add music to your movie as well; choose from your iPod or from the selection of pieces provided in the app.

Timelapse Studio Pro

Timelapse Studio Pro

CATEATER, LLC

Watch sunrise or sunset compressed to a one-minute video. See a flower blossoming or ice melting. Observe clouds or the movements of a busy street. Create fake miniature movies where everything appears as if it where actually miniature models. Endless possibilities. Timelapse Studio automatically captures images and creates a stunning time-lapse video. Try it.

Timelapse Studio helps you to create fantastic movies with several unique features:
• Create movies in 4K Ultra High Definition with four times the resolution of Full HD.
• Build in programmable timer. Set start and stop time, duration or number of frames.
• Integrated movie editor with frame by frame preview in different speeds
• Cut, copy, paste, delete and insert frames at any position
• Beautiful timeline – Zoom in and out, never get lost, even if you have hundreds of frames
• Overlay mode to visualize differences between frames for precise control
• Grid mode to position animated objects more easily
• Use volume button to take images

Enjoy amazing features:
• Import Images: Import photos from your photo library instantly with a single touch.
• Remote Camera: Get a new perspective! Use your iPhone, iPod or iPad as a remote camera connected via a Wi-Fi connection.
• Movie Effects: Give your movie the extra touch and add one of seven amazing effects.
• Movie themes: Add movie title and credits using different themes.
• Tilt-shift: Create awesome looking fake miniature movies where everything appears as if it where actually miniature models like a toy train set.
• Locaton: Store location information to each image. This way you can see all the positions on a map. You can even export it as GPX file.
• Calculator: Simple and easy to use calculator to compute key parameters.

Full camera control:
• 4k-Ultra HD, 1080p and 720p support on selected devices
• Front and back camera support
• Full focus, exposure and white balance support

Add music:
• Add music from your own song library to your movie
• Adjust the volume of any sound track

Share your movie on the web and in your home:
• Build in movies gallery
• Publish directly to YouTube and Facebook
• Send to the Camera Roll
• Use AirPlay to stream directly to your TV
• Transfer your movies to your computer
• iTunes frame by frame export

HEx (cam) HD

HEx (cam) HD

mash studio

-- HEx (cam) HD -- This application has many highly sophisticated functions for recording moving image.

HEx (cam) HD is a video recording application that can transform your iPad into a highly sophisticated camera.
It allows you to capture moving image in three modes that fully mirror a professional image recording workflow - standard recording mode, time lapse mode and stop motion mode.

- Basic specifications
-- Three recording modes ( Normal / Time Lapse / Stop Motion )
-- Focus (AF), Exposure (AE) and White Balance (WB) can be individually set and lock
-- Manual AF / AE / WB
-- Sequence ( Time Lapse / Stop Motion )
-- Frame lines to be used for framing (2 modes + adjustable line width)
-- Screen Brightness can be adjusted for shooting in darkness and to conserve battery life
-- Display current time, remaining memory and remaining battery life
-- Display setting parameter.
-- Monitor overlay tools ( Focus / Zoom )
-- Export movie to camera roll
-- File sharing in iTunes.


- Normal recording specifications
-- Video format : H.264
-- Video resolution : 480p / 720p / 1080p (*2)
-- Video frame rate : 240 (*4) , 120 (*4), 60 (*4), 30, 24, 15, 12 fps
-- Video bitrate : iOS default quality.
-- Audio format : AAC
-- Audio bitrate : 44 kHz

- Time lapse specifications
-- Video format : H.264
-- Video Resolution : 480p ( 720p / 1080p is available in the full version )
-- Video frame rate : 60, 30, 24, 15, 12 fps
-- Video bitrate : 10 Mbps / 25 Mbps
-- Highly sensitive mode (Auto gain up in darkness)
-- Shooting time simulation.

- Stop motion specifications
-- Video format : H.264
-- Video Resolution : 480p ( 720p / 1080p is available in the full version )
-- Video frame rate : 60, 30, 24, 15, 12 fps
-- Video bitrate : 10 Mbps / 25 Mbps
-- Onion skinning (previous frame overlay, and adjustable opacity)

- Movie list / Player specifications
-- User rating and file lock
-- Loop playback mode
-- Playback movie speed rate (-2 , -1.5 , -1 , -0.5 , +0.5 , +1.0 , +1.5 , +2.0)


- Full version specifications (Add on)
-- Video format : H.265 / H.264 / Photo-JPEG
-- Video bitrate : 10 Mbps / 25 Mbps / 50 Mbps / 70 Mbps (*2) / 150 Mbps (*2 , *4) / 200 Mbps (*2 , *4)
-- Audio format : AAC / Linear PCM (*3)
-- Audio bitrate : 44 kHz / 48 kHz (*3)
-- Audio level meter (*3)
-- In Time Lapse and Stop Motion recording modes, video resolution can be 720p / 1080p / 2160p (*1)
-- 2 axis spirit level can be calibrated and the opacity adjusted
-- Golden ratio frame line
-- Display Guide image (previous video image can be overlaid and opacity adjusted)
-- Focus Peaking (showing red and green flashing dots where the suspected focus is) (*2)
-- Zebra (showing zebra stripes where the image is overexposed) (*2)
-- False Color (different colors indicate different exposure levels) (*2)
-- Exposure (showing exposure levels)
-- File sharing via Wi-Fi (recorded video files can be downloaded via Wi-Fi using browser)

(*1) Maximum resolution depends on model of iPad used.
(*2) Only works in Normal recording custom settings, Time Lapse, Stop Motion.
(*3) Only 'Normal' Recording mode and 'Custom' setting.
(*4) Maximum frame rate depends on model of iPhone used.

iTimerCam - Easy self timer for photos

iTimerCam - Easy self timer for photos

MarkelSoft, Inc.

Beautiful video 10 second countdown timer for taking unattended pictures or creating time-lapse video. Audible and visual countdown from 10 to zero then takes the selected number of shots.

Perfect for your iPad or putting your iPhone or iPod Touch on a tripod and taking unattended pictures of you, your family or friends. Easily take single or multiple photos shots or create a time lapse video from multiple shots.

App setting available to automatically start countdown when starting the app, if desired.

Use the rear or back camera as well as a flash.

Take single one shot unattended timed pictures or multiple shots of 2, 5, 12, 24, 36, 50, 100, 200, 300, 400 or 500 shots.

Create a time-lapse video using 12 or more shots.

Taken shots and video are automatically saved to your Photos so you can look at them later.

Time Lapse Plus

Time Lapse Plus

Nitrio

Time Lapse Plus for iOS. Simple and robust time lapse app. Create amazing time-lapse video with ease. Perfect for casual user with easy to use control panel.

Create advance time lapse video with control over color and motion.

Feature:
Capture Features:
- Delay on start up so capture session does not begin immediately to prevent camera shake.
- Start Stop on user demand.
- Highest resolution Image save by default.
- Photo are save immediately so you won't lose data accidentally.
- Photo are save to internal storage for external editing [access files via iTunes].
- Remaining Shot countdown info show on capture view.
- Double Tap to lock/unlock focus point and exposure.
- Option to show Grid Guide.
- Option to Dim screen for battery saving.
- Front or Back camera support.
- Able to show capture image in small frame for reference.
- Simple UI and Easy to Use.

Project Management
- Rename, Duplicate or Delete Project.
- Project show detail such as total photos capture and project capture date.
- Show total Projects.

Render Panel
- Highest resolution video up to 4K [Devices with 12MPx and above].
- Able to set movie frame rate FPS from 1-60
- Set Video size from HD, fHD to 4K [Devices with 12MPx camera only]
- Set Video style with 8 preset styles and one custom style.
- Set Video Motion with 10 motion presets styles and one custom motion define by user.
- Movie render info is display for better understanding on video length for render output.

Style Editor
- Edit first frame and last frame style and movie clip play with style changing.
- Edit Exposure, Temperature, Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Shadow, Highlight, Vibrance, Sharpness and Blur level by touch and slice.
- eg. you can create a clip start with black and white and end up with color by set the saturation for first frame into 0 and saturation for last frame to 60.
- You can combine all available parameter to create any desire color effect.

Motion Editor
- Set Frame size and position for first frame and last frame so the clip will have camera panning / zooming view.
- Frame are set within allowing margin to avoid quality drop for render clip.
- Drag to set position and pinch to set frame size.
- eg. for zooming effect, set big frame for first frame and small frame for last frame. Render clip will have an effect zooming to target point effect.
- eg. for camera panning effect [left to right], set frame position to the left for first frame and frame position to the right for last frame. Render clip will have an effect similar to panning view.
- You can combine both zooming and panning to create any desire effect.


*This is a universal app that work for both iPhone and iPad.

Thanks for your support and do visit nitrio.com for more apps for your iOS devices.