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Picture Yourself Making Creative Movies with Corel® VideoStudio Pro™ X4 by Marc Bech

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Stop Motion in VSX4

CREATING STOP MOTION IN VSX4 is a record/capture process; therefore, you’ll be working in the VSX4 Capture step for this section, It will also be necessary for you to have a capture device, such as either a digital video camera or webcam. Obviously, a DV camera would be easier to maneuver and position for the best shots, but in a pinch, a webcam can still work for you.

VSX4’s Stop Motion animation feature works with any webcam supporting Microsoft’s DirectShow media capture and playback architecture.

If you have a DV camera, connect it to your PC as described in Chapter 4 in the section, “Importing via the Capture Tab.” You will not need a storage device (e.g., mini-disc or DV tape), as you’ll be capturing directly to your ...

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