Stop Motion Pro Action! - New Version 8 Item #: 9201 Gr. K-13+, Inclusion
Great for those new to animation and educators who want an easy to use, inexpensive tool for creating stop motion animations, Stop Motion Pro Action! V8 allows you to make engaging and inspiring classroom animations with ease.
Now, site licenses for schools are $50 off the retail price!
Stop Motion Pro Action! is compatible with many webcams and video cameras*, and you can choose your language (English, French, German and Spanish) upon installation, making it perfect for multiple language learners and ELL / ESL students. In addition, educators working with younger learners or students on the Autism spectrum will appreciate the creative ways the program can be used as a digital storytelling device to foster emotional literacy and give a "voice" to students who would otherwise be unable or unwilling to express themselves.
New features with version 8 include:
Add multiple audio tracks
Easy to use video editor layout
Animate tiny details confidently
Stop Motion Pro has recently been used in the production of The Pirates! Band of Misfits, in theaters April 27th, 2012! Watch the movie trailer below:
“Animation can be used very well in building teams and strengthening bonds in a group, you can use it to make non-expressive students perform without having to show themselves." - Morten Kulseng, Sentrum School.
Used in the filming of Aardman Animation Studio's Wallace & Gromit films, Stop Motion Pro makes it easy for learners to produce high-quality animations.
With Stop Motion Pro Action! you can:
Preview animation as you film it instantly.
Paint directly onto frames.
Edit your animation with thumbnail views.
Add a sound track with a microphone or using a pre recorded audio clip.
Use chroma key (blue/green screen) for special effects.
Onionskin the live video (so you can compare live video to previously captured frames).
Export video compatible with video editing applications, such as Creaza Education or Tool Factory Movie Maker.
Backup animation projects automatically to a network server (in Network editions).
Compatible with Microsoft Vista, XP and Windows 7 and Windows 8.
*Stop Motion Pro Action! is not compatible with live view / DSLR cameras. Please consider the Action! HD or Studio editions. See the FAQs button for additional information on edition differences.
*See the FAQs button for additional information on edition differences.
†All Network editions are licensed on a single network in a single geographical location.
Click on Demo to download a free 20-use trial, Click on Videos to see Stop Motion Pro in action, or Click on Getting Started to access a useful Stop Motion Pro Teaching Kit!
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Minimum system requirements: Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7, 1.8 + Ghz CPU, 1 GB + meg RAM, 10 Gig hard drive space. Stop Motion Pro can work on an intel MAC if Apple bootcamp and a version of Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7 is installed.
This title is also a part of the following product suites:
The Upper Elementary STEM Bundle offers 11 software titles and a great webcam for students in upper elementary grades. With programs that address Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, this bundle covers all of the bases in a fun and engaging way for students in grades 4-6 as well as offers additional opportunities to explore new topics.
Combining powerful and practical stop motion animation tools and a great beginner's guide to animation, the Beginning Claymation Educator Kit is great way to start creating your first amateur stop motion animations!
Great for those new to animation and educators who want an easy to use, inexpensive tool for creating stop motion animations, Stop Motion Pro Action! Plus has exciting additional features so you can make engaging and inspiring classroom animations with ease.
Perfect for middle and high schools wishing to capture HD images using live view Canon and Nikon DSLRs, Stop Motion Pro Action! HD includes all of the easy-to-use features found in the Action! edition with nearly all of the tools found in the Studio edition.*
Give your characters a voice with Stop Motion Pro's new stand-alone lip sync tool! Lip Sync Pro provides you with a simple and way to animate mouths in sync with voice actors.Lip Sync Pro is a software application for planning ("breaking down") dialogue for animation. Breaking down dialogue before filming means you can save time and focus on your character's performance.
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