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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.

Hyperlapse from Instagram
OSnap! • Motion Lapse Studio
Fast Camera 2018
TimeShutter - Daily Selfies
GIF Toaster - GIF Maker

Best Apps

Highest scored apps in the category

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! • Motion Lapse Studio
OSnap! • Motion Lapse Studio

OSnap! • Motion Lapse Studio

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.

iStopMotion for iPad
iStopMotion for iPad

iStopMotion for iPad

Boinx Software

*** Winner Macworld Best of Show 2013 ***

Create fun stop motion animations and time lapse recordings with this photography app.

Fast Camera 2018
Fast Camera 2018

Fast Camera 2018

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.

TimeShutter - Daily Selfies
TimeShutter - Daily Selfies

TimeShutter

Pixnbit Inc.

Ever wondered if you can take photos every day/week/month, and stack them into a time-lapse animation

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 count down timer; Taking photos with volume button; 3D touch...

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...

GIF Toaster - GIF Maker
GIF Toaster - GIF Maker

GIF Toaster

AppMadang

* Free GIF Maker App

* Free GIF Maker App!
* The best quality GIF maker ever!
* iPhone/iPad Universal App!

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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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Stop Animator
Stop Animator

Stop Animator

Samuel Adams

Stop Animator creates beautiful stop action videos

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 effective.

Features:
• Fullscreen capture window with support for export resolutions up...

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

OSnap! Pro • 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).

CamRanger Wireless DSLR Camera
CamRanger Wireless DSLR Camera

CamRanger Wireless DSLR Camera

CamRanger

Using CamRanger hardware (purchased separately from 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, White Balance, Focus Mode, Capture Mode, etc)
Live View touch focusing...

Also Good

Apps with average score

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...

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...

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......

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...

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...

Timelapse Recorder
Timelapse Recorder
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...

iLapse - Time Lapse Video and Multiple Exposure Blender
iLapse - Time Lapse Video and Multiple Exposure Blender
iLapse - Time Lapse Video and Multiple Exposure Blender

iLapse - Time Lapse Video and Multiple Exposure Blender

MEA Mobile

Professional Grade Time Lapse Video. Capture time the easy way with iLapse™ for iPhone/iPad and iPod Touch. Now with Full Resolution Photo Sequence video compilation and a low battery auto save option, which safely compiles your time-lapse when your battery gets low.

Video mode: iLapse™ will capture single frames over a...

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...

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...

Zu3D
Zu3D
Zu3D

Zu3D

ZuLogic Ltd

Zu3D is a powerful yet intuitive stop-motion and video creation app.

Create your own films by taking pictures, importing videos, sprites and gifs. Then import & record sounds and music, add titles, credits and speech bubbles. When you're finished just export your animation to share with friends or upload directly...

Time Lapse Plus
Time Lapse Plus
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...

GorillaCamPro
GorillaCamPro
GorillaCamPro

GorillaCamPro

Joby Inc.

This is one of the best free camera replacement apps out there. It's from the same developers as the popular Gorillacam, and seems to be its replacement (although Gorillacam is still available, it hasn't been updated in a while). This app offers such features as self-timer, burst shot, press anywhere...

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...

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...

Other Apps

Could be good for special cases

KLYPapp+

KLYPapp+

Lino Manfrotto + Co., S.p.A

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 combines perfectly with your KLYP+ accessories. Discover the potential of using a Manfrotto support to shoot perfect stop motion and time lapse videos and to take the ultimate self-portraits by just clapping your hands.

Features:
* Fully redesigned user interface and graphics for improved usability with iOS 8
* Stop motion
- Capture the image sequence of your choice
- Select the shots you want to delete
- Decide the number of frames per second you want in your video
* Time Lapse
- Set recording time and video duration individually before you start shooting; the frame rate and shot frequency will then be defined automatically
- Customize your video by adding a title and a brief description
* Photo
- Choose between automatic or manual shooting modes
- In manual mode, you control focus, aperture and shutter speed, just like a real camera
* Manually set image focus and exposure in each of the four modes (photo, video, stop motion and time lapse) by simply touching the screen with two fingers
* The Settings menu allows you to check and activate the App's main functions (virtual horizon line, zoom, grid, etc.)
* The Shooting menu allows you to control:
- Number of shots (multi shot)
- Microphone sensitivity level for clap-activated shutter release
- Delay Time
* The Edit menu features a complete range of post-production effects:
- edit image shape (crop, rotate, flip horizontally and vertically)
- colour control (auto-enhance, saturation/contrast/brightness adjustment, RGB)
- blur effects
- filters and frames (e.g.: black and white, sepia, ...)
* Synchronize with iCloud
* Instantly share your images on the top social networks

Manfrotto recommended products:
- KLYP+ photographic bumper for iPhone® 5/5s
- KLYP+ photographic case for iPhone® 6 and 6 Plus
- KLYP+ LED light with tripod mount
- KLYP+ interchangeable lenses
- PIXI mini-tripod

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

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 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

Customize your creative process with 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

* In-App purchase.

IntervalCam

IntervalCam

TritheCat Studio

IntervalCam is a app for Sony's camera doing interval task or creating time lapse sequences via build-in Wi-Fi®.

Timelapse video demostration by using IntervalCam
https://vimeo.com/258579192

Features:
- Easily create time lapse sequences, or timed Interval photo taking with just a few taps.
- Easily connect Sony camera with built-in Wi-Fi® to your device, take photo with several photos effect, creating time lapse sequences! (Requires Device that supports Camera Remote API by Sony,Compatible cameras:
DSC-RX0, DSC-QX1, DSC-QX10,  DSC-QX100, RX100M3, RX100M4, RX100M5 ,NEX-5R,  NEX-5T,  NEX-6,  α7R,  α7  α7s α7II,A5000,A6000,HDR-AS30,HDR-AS100,HDR-AS20,DSC-HX60,DSC-HX400), and most model that can controlled by app 'PlayMemories Mobile'.

Help IntervalCam improve! Please let us know what you think of IntervalCam and what features you would like added. If you like IntervalCam don't forget to leave a review.

For updates, news and help for IntervalCam follow us on Twitter @intervalcam

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

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
• Displays onion skinning, so you can easily see the differences between frames you are capturing.
• Preview captured frames in the scrollable timeline.
• Adjust exposure, white balance and focus automatically or manually lock the settings.
• Duplicate & Reorder frames
• Review last five frames
• Preview whole project
• Undo support
• Capture automatically using the inbuilt time lapse feature
• Standard & Widescreen display
• Full 1080p supported (device dependant)
• Change playback speed
• Rename Projects
• Supports a library of multiple projects

• Connect a bluetooth keyboard and capture frames without returning to or tapping the device (iOS7+).
• Help guide included

Share your movies
• Export your animation in three movie sizes: medium, large 1080p HD. (iPhone 3Gs only supports medium - 360p export)
• Exported animations can be added to your camera roll, Facebook, Youtube & Dropbox.

I Can Animate provides hours of fun for both the serious and amateur animators. Join with the thousands of existing users enjoying I Can Animate and begin filming fantastic animations with your. iOS device.
There's also a free iBook download on the website.