Developer's Description

FrameThief is the premier solution for Stop Motion animators on the Macintosh platform. FrameThief features a rich tool set for the creation of high quality animation with ease, versatility, and speed. The basic functionality of FrameThief is that of a video frame grabber, but the program builds upon this functionality to provide tools specific to animation.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 2.1.9

  • Tool Window's navigation look can now be altered. A combinations of Label/No Label with No/Small/Large icons can be setup in Tool Window Preference Panel.
  • Modified the way feed updates are handled for better performance.
  • Fixed the 'sticky' interface problem where a control or menu would not act when clicked on without moving the mouse or pressing a key.
  • The interface is now much more responsive.
  • Fixed bug where the Zoom Selection button in the Animation Window would not de-activate when Zoom Selection was turned off in the Replay menu.
  • Sheet backgrounds are now drawn correctly.
  • Fixed the aliasing flicker in navigation bars.
  • Modified tool panels in the Tools Window to use the screen real estate more efficiently.
  • Fixed the Disk Space status to display the correct available disk space on systems with large drives.
  • Fixes problems with QuickTime Video's Feed Transformations.
  • Fixed problem with Feed and Capture plugins not being correctly initialized when capture sources are fixed without restarting FrameThief.
  • Many other minor fixes.


Release August 25, 2008
Date Added April 15, 2003
Version 2.1.9

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Macintosh, Mac OS Classic, Mac OS X 10.1, Mac OS X 10.2
Additional Requirements
  • Mac OS 9.2.x with CarbonLib 1.3, or
  • Mac OS X 10.1.2 or higher
  • PPC (G3 recommended)
  • 128 MB RAM for OS 9
  • 256 MB RAM for OS X
  • QuickTime 5 or higher
  • QuickTime compatible video source (DV, QuickCam, etc.)
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