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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
Hyperlapse from Instagram
OSnap! •Stop Motion Time-Lapse
Fast Camera
Dayli — Everyday Photo Journal

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).

Hyperlapse from Instagram
Hyperlapse from Instagram

Hyperlapse from Instagram

Instagram, Inc.

Create amazing time lapse videos with Hyperlapse

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 and give it a cinematic feeling. Capture an entire sunrise...

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.

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.

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.

Also Good

Apps with average score

Stop Motion Plus
Stop Motion Plus
Stop Motion Plus

Stop Motion Plus

Heng Jia Liang

Stop Motion for iOS. Simple and robust stop motion app. Create amazing stop-motion video with ease. Perfect for casual user with easy to use control panel.

Project Management:
• Rename, Delete Project or Export Movie Option on Long Press.
• Project are copyable to other devices by using Files App, go to Stop...

Cinamatic
Cinamatic
Cinamatic

Cinamatic

Hipstamatic, LLC

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...

GIF Toaster - GIF Maker
GIF Toaster - GIF Maker
GIF Toaster - GIF Maker

GIF Toaster - GIF Maker

AppMadang

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...

iMotion Pro
iMotion Pro
iMotion Pro

iMotion Pro

Fingerlab

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......

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...

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

Skyflow – Time-lapse shooting

Andrey Kovalyov

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...

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...

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...

CamRanger Wireless DSLR Camera
CamRanger Wireless DSLR Camera
CamRanger Wireless DSLR Camera

CamRanger Wireless DSLR Camera

CamRanger

Using CamRanger hardware (purchased separately from CamRanger.com) wirelessly control your Nikon or Canon DLSR camera!

The first of its kind, no other computers or Internet needed! Just connect your camera to the CamRanger and then control wirelessly from your iOS device.

Loaded with features:
Live View
View and set parameters (ISO, Aperture, Shutter Speed,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

TimeLapse
TimeLapse
TimeLapse

TimeLapse

xyster.net LLC

TimeLapse's powerful feature set includes the addition of music, an embedded title page, onion skinning, long exposure, and lots more. Unfortunately, I found the UI confusing and off-putting. I'd suggest trying the free version (linked below) first to see if it suits your style.

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...

Time Lapse Camera
Time Lapse Camera
Time Lapse Camera

Time Lapse Camera

Alexandr Balyberdin

Great application for recording FULL HD time-lapse video!

Easy and fast: Just choose frame interval and tap on rec button, after finish - tap again on stop button and your video in camera roll! Really fast!

New algorithm for making time-lapse: start recording and stop recording. No more waiting - instant save....

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...

Time Lapse Plus
Time Lapse Plus
Time Lapse Plus

Time Lapse Plus

Heng Jia Liang

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.

Once time-lapse project finished captured, you can edit and have difference effect on your...

radian
radian
radian

radian

Tangy Laboratories Inc

Note: This app is for the operation and use of the Radian device only.

Radian is a motion time-lapse device that lets you take beautiful panning, vertical, or still time-lapses with your dslr or smartphone camera. Find out more at www.alpinelaboratories.com.

I Can Animate
I Can Animate
I Can Animate

I Can Animate

Kudlian Software

Create stunning and exciting animation movies quickly and easily. With I Can Animate you can bring the art of creating stop-frame animations to your iOS devices and then share them for all to see.

I Can Animate has some really great features:
• Capture frames using either camera on your iOS device
•...

Other Apps

Could be good for special cases

Timelapse Calculator

Timelapse Calculator

CLamCam Video

Timelapse Calculator makes it easy to compute the key parameters necessary for creating great looking timelapse videos. It quickly and automatically converts multiple time units to yield results applicable to the situation at hand. It can derive timelapse parameters for NTSC, PAL, and film frame rates for timelapse Event Durations up to 156 weeks (3 years).

Features:
-Simple and intuitive interface
-Works for both video and still camera-based timelapse
-Multiple video frame rates possible (NTSC and PAL)
-Automatic unit conversions between seconds, minutes, hours, days, and weeks
-Save and retrieve computed values
-Timelapse tutorial included

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 time, and record time.


Advanced Features:

- Multiple intervals per recording.
- Intervals down to 1/30th of a second.
- Multiple output frame rate choices; 29.97, 25, 24, 20, 15, 10.
- Multiple output resolution choices: 1080p, 720p, 480p.
- Supports locked white balance, exposure, and focus.
- Slow-motion capability.


General Features:

- Records straight to video. No time consuming video construction from still frames.
- Optional HUD for easy viewing of information.
- Back and front camera support.
- Landscape and portrait video supported.
- Remembers previous recording parameters.
- Recording meta data. Viewable in QuickTime Info panel.


Tips:

- Lock focus when used for driving video or in busy areas distracting to auto focus.
- Double tap to lock/unlock focus point.
- Single tap to lock/unlock exposure point.
- To avoid interruption, turn on Airplane mode in the iPhones settings.
- Lock the white balance where different light temperatures may interfere.
- Use a tripod or other means to firmly secure your device.
- For slow-mo, set the interval to once every frame (1 ff), set the output fps to less than 30.
- Turn down brightness via Settings.

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 give users Flexible and Portable motion time lapse control and configuration.Make panning Time Lapses the simplest thing ever with the Brinno Pan Lapse!

 Features:
Slowest rotating stand for panning timelapses
Rotates 360° as slow as in almost 30 days
2 months battery life with 2 AAA batteries*
Configurable back-and-forth panning
Small, portable, mounts on a tripodUltra Lightweighting
Included a smartphone clamp Intuitive Interface

*( 4 minutes time interval )

Find out more at www.brinno.com

Note: This app is for the operation and use of the Brinno Pan Lapse device (ART200) only.