Quickly start using the animation kit following these basic instructions. For a more in-depth introduction to the programs mentioned, visit the Tutorials page.
Windows Installation Instructions
If you are a Windows user, follow these instructions.
- Insert the Software CD into your computer. The installer should automatically start. Install the software per the on-screen instructions.
- Plug the camera into your computer
- Launch the Stopmotion Explosion Animator program via the Start menu. There’s a quick introduction to SME in the Animating chapter.
OS X Installation Instructions
If you are a OS X user, follow these instructions.
- Insert the installation CD into your computer’s disk drive. Open the Finder window. Click the CD Drive icon.
- Drag the Stopmotion Explosion folder into the Applications folder.
- Plug the camera in, open the Stopmotion Explosion folder, and launch the Stopmotion Explosion Animator app.
- An introduction to Stopmotion Explosion Animator is found in the Animating chapter of Stopmotion Explosion.