qStopMotion Alternatives

    qStopMotion is described as 'free application for creating stop-motion animation movies. The users will be able to create stop-motions from pictures imported from a camera or from the harddrive and export the animation to different video formats such as mpeg or avi'. There are more than 10 alternatives to qStopMotion for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Android. The best alternative is digiCamControl, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like qStopMotion are Boats Animator (Free, Open Source), Entangle (Free, Open Source), Dragonframe (Paid) and qDslrDashboard (Free).

    This page was last updated Nov 17, 2020

    1. A DSLR camera remote control open source software Features: - Control you camera remotely from your computer via USB - Trigger image capture via release button on camera body or remotely from your computer.
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    2. Boats Animator is a free and open-source stop motion animation program for Windows, macOS and Linux. Its intuitive interface caters to animators of all levels and offers many powerful features.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Entangle provides a graphical interface for “tethered shooting”, aka taking photographs with a digital camera completely controlled from the computer.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Dragonframe is the next generation of image capture software for stop motion animation. New features include a visual timeline editor, integrated lip-sync, advanced DMX lighting, motion control and much more.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Raspberry Pi
      qDslrDashboard is a cross platform application for controlling Nikon, Canon and Sony cameras. It uses the PTP and PTP/IP protocol to communicate with the connected DSLR camera. Currently qDslrDashboard is available for Android, iOS, Linux, OSX and Windows platforms.
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    3. a Canon EOS class remote control utility which is able to remote control 350D, 300D, 30D, 20D and 5D. It is possible to control more of such cameras in the same time up to six cameras attached. Multican allows scripted remote control of multiple cameras.
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    4. Stop Motion Capture animates a video from single frames. It uses your digi cam to capture these photos. Furthermore it contains various technologies, such as onion skin, bluescreen or export.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • BSD
      gPhoto2 is a free, redistributable, ready to use set of digital camera software applications for Unix-like systems, written by a whole team of dedicated volunteers around the world.
    5. Sofortbild is a native macOS app for tethered shooting using Nikon DSLR cameras. The software allows you to control any supported Nikon DSLR camera remotely from your Mac via USB.
    6. LightroomTether is a free plugin for Adobe Lightroom v2 which automates the running and configuration of StudioTether. Remote control of your camera & onscreen display of camera settings
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