Instagram’s new Hyperlapse app helps you shoot time-lapse videos like a pro

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Instagram today announced Hyperlapse, a new standalone app that’s been designed to help smartphone users shoot time-lapse videos that look like they were produced with a professional video rig. Prior to the official unveiling, Wired got an exclusive look at Hyperlapse, which is a refreshingly simple departure from the company’s primary app. There are no filters here, nor any real editing tools.

You simply record a video and choose what speed you want the finished clip to play back at. Picking 1x will result in a smooth tracking shot that makes use of Instagram’s own image stabilization algorithms; the end result is something you’d normally only get using a Steadicam or other, far more expensive equipment. (Microsoft is also making big…

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