App of the week: myCreate

Name: myCreate

What is it? Kids can make animated stories with crafts, toys, or anything hands-on, to share with friends and family. myCreate is a learning tool validated by thousands of teachers and parents around the world for enhancing creativity. Using the built-in camera, kids capture a series of photos of the physical world around them, and immediately play back a stop-motion animation. After recording audio, kids can upload their animations to Facebook and YouTube.

Best for: Younger children and students.

Price: $4.99

Requirements: Compatible with iPad 2 Wi-Fi, iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G, iPad (3rd generation), iPad Wi-Fi + 4G, iPad (4th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (4th generation), iPad mini and iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular. Requires iOS 5.1 or later.

Rated: 4+


  • simplistic, easy-to-use interface
  • dual windows for video playback and image streaming
  • image capture from both front and back cameras
  • audio recording
  • import audio from iTunes library
  • export to Facebook, YouTube, and albums
  • onionskinning
  • moving and deleting of pictures and audio
  • time lapse
  • adjustable frame rate
  • help tags
  • copy frames

Link: [Apple]

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Meris Stansbury

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