Boinx Software has updated iStopMotion, its stop motion animation tool for Mac OS X, to version 3 is coming to a Mac near you. The new version adds the ability to create HD movies using an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch as a camera via the free iStopMotion Remote Camera app.

iStopMotion 3 has also been optimized for the Retina display screen on the Retina MacBook Pro. It also has enhanced security by being sandboxed and signed with a DeveloperID.

iStopMotion 3 is localized in English, German, French, Japanese and Russian. It’s available for US$49.99 USD, with a limited-time, introductory price of $29.99. StopMotion 3 — which requires Mac OS X 10.7.4 or higher — is now available both from the Mac App Store and the Boinx Website (