For many people, mobile phones , we like it more or less, have become our main camera. It may not be the best, but it is the one we use at the end of the day. Many of us have already played with Time Lapse as one of their curiosities, to some extent because it is part of the phones we work with daily and because, as photographers we are, we like to mess with everything it can offer us the camera. However, your phone may not allow you to do Time Lapse, so you may not even know what it is or, if you know it, you need a tool that takes you beyond what your phone can offer you. So, in any case, I will try to solve your doubts. These are the applications, later we will see them one by one, after answering a fundamental question:

  1. Framelapse
  2. Hyperlapse
  3. Time Lapse Camera
  4. Super lapse
  5. Lapse it


Explained in a very simple way, Time Lapse is nothing more than a series of photographs of the same scenario taken with a specific time interval (which can usually be defined) and later joined in a video. The effect is that of a quick camera video. Surely you've seen it many times, for example, to see sunrises or sunsets, the growth of a flower, to record the route of cars on a road, the hustle and bustle of people walking, a boat, etc. In his day, we dedicate a complete article to how to do Time Lapse with the mobile phone in case you want to deepen the topic.


These are some of the applications you can use when doing a Time Lapse.


This application for Android has many downloads and very good acceptance by users. And it is not for less, because it is very complete and intuitive, and allows you to customize many Time Lapse parameters to get the best results. Among other aspects, they stand out from this application:
  • The possibility of choosing the duration of the interval between photographs.
  • Select the speed of the video.
  • Determine the total duration of the video.
  • Offers zoom and autofocus options.
  • You can control (and block) the white balance from the same application, as well as exposure, etc.
You can download this App for Android here .


Hyperlapse is a very simple application but with very good results in terms of final video quality. From Hyperlapse we can highlight that:
  • It has a powerful image stabilizer that provides very good final quality with cinematic effect and without the need for a tripod (although you know ... ).
  • You can choose the speed of the video afterwards.
  • It is very simple to use.
  • You can share directly on Instagram.
You have it here to download .


This is another application for Android devices with many downloads as well as very good opinion of its users. It is simple and intuitive and allows you to manipulate all the basic settings:
  • Maximum video duration
  • Interval between shots.
  • Filters
  • Resolution.
  • You can create videos from photos, very useful for creating Stop Motion type videos, longer-term physical changes such as pregnancy, plant growth, etc.
You can download it here .


Another application for Android to make Time Lapse very complete and also free. It allows you to select multiple resolutions, export the video in high quality MP4 format, allow you to adjust the recording speed, add background music, filters, white balance, zoom, etc. You can download it directly from here .


Simple, fast and intuitive. It allows you to add music to your Time Lapse videos, Stop Motion mode, control exposure time, white balance, or the number of images per second. In addition, it is free;). You can download it here for Android and here for IOS . What do you think? Have you already chosen yours? Remember, before launching yourself in search of your best Time Lapse, take a look at this article to avoid the most classic mistakes: composition, light, lack of battery in your mobile phone, crooked horizons ... So far the recommendations of today. If you have any that you want to share with the rest, I encourage you to leave it in comments so we can take note of it. Thank you very much, we read here. Oh, and if you found it useful, don't forget to share this article with who you think might interest you. Thank you very much and, now, until next time .

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