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Release of KDE Stopmotion 0.8.7

Today marks the release of  KDE Stopmotion 0.8.7 ! About Stopmotion Stopmotion is a Free Open Source application to create stop-motion animations. It helps you capture and edit the frames of your animation and export them as a single file. Direct capture from webcams, MiniDV cameras, and DSLR cameras. It offers onion-skinning, import images from disk, and time lapse photography. Stopmotion supports multiple scenes, frame editing, basic sound track, animation playback at different frame rates, and GIMP integration for image. Movies can be exported to a file and to Cinelerra frame lists. Technically, it is a C++ / Qt application with optional dependencies to camera capture libraries. Changes in release 0.8.7 This release comes with no new features, but improvements to the project itself. Changes The project is now officially called to KDE Stopmotion. The former name Linux Stopmotion is no longer used. Support for qmake has been removed. Use CMake instead. Features Port serializat
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