Stop Motion Capture Software for Webcams

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An open source software for capturing stop motion animations with a webcam. It supports frame averaging, onion skinning, bluescreen/greenscreen removal, image overlay and webcam control. It's build on top of Qt4 and Video4Linux and runs on Linux and FreeBSD.

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  • control your webcam from inside the application, eg. focus, white balance, zoom and so on
  • capture stills from your webcam in every image size your webcam is capable of (eg. full HD)
  • supported capture formats: MJPEG, YUYV (YUV 4:2:2)
  • supported image formats: PNG, BMP, JPEG
  • frame averaging: capture several frames and merge them together to reduce grain
  • onion skin (last frame shines through, so you can see the changes of your animation)
  • capture additional background frame
  • bluescreen / greenscreen with background image and preview in realtime
  • transparent foreground image with preview in realtime
  • save as raw image or composited with background and foreground image or both
  • Arduino support for automatically controlling the lights in your scene
  • unlimited scenes, unlimited frames
  • undo function
  • playback function with adjustable frame rate and optional interpolation
  • frame cache for smooth playback

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