SnapMotion is the most innovative and most used tool to extract images from videos. The application allows you to extract frames with precision and without loss of quality.

Two modes are provided:
- A manual mode allowing you to extract images precisely at the selected time.
- A batch processing mode allowing you to extract thousands of images concurrently.

SnapMotion has been designed to support big video files such as 4K movies and to extract every frame of your media if needed. The application can play every video supported natively by macOS. Moreover, it can export images into all industry-standard formats including PNG, JPEG, TIFF, and HEIC.

Additional features:
- share images on social networks (Facebook, Twitter, ...)
- drag and drop images to export
- create animated GIF from your snaps
- rotate videos directly in the player
- copy extracted images in the pasteboard
- customize output filenames
- support notifications and touch bar

This version has been optimized for macOS High Sierra and later. Moreover, the application is available in 7 languages (English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese and Chinese). Feedback can be sent directly from the app. In this way, you can contact us for any suggestions and improvements in few clicks.

What’s New

Version 4.4.5

- Add JLK keys support for navigation.
- Fix errors when computing batch extractions.
- Fix several minor issues.
- Add metadata to extracted images:
- EXIF: UserComment
- EXIF: DateTimeOriginal
- IPTC:Source
- IPTC:DateCreated
- IPTC:TimeCreated
- IPTC:Headline
- IPTC:Credit

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
69 Ratings

69 Ratings

shmuggysue ,

really great snaps and easy to use

I had been using another app that came with my camera but a lot of frames would not come out well- they were too blurry. I purchased this and was somewhat skeptical because I had purchased another that was hard to use. I was very pleased at how easy it was to figure out, how well the snaps came out and how quickly I could get it done.

I have some underwater videos and can't wait to try it out on those.

laynewells ,

Everything I was looking for and more!

After spending 8 hours trying to take screen-grabs from some high quality vidoes I took today, I turned to SnapMotion. Within five minutes, I had uploaded all my videos and had already processed my first one! Every aspect of the process is streamlined and easy to use. SnapMotion has been an unbelievable gamechanger in how I'll be editing video clips from now on.

Prof. T. ,

It does it all

I have spent hours trying to find an app that will grab every nth frame from a video. I have used SnapMotion for many years in the manual mode. I just discovered Batch Mode. That did what I needed in a very short time. This is a fantastic app!


Jeremy Vizzini
14.3 MB

macOS 10.13 or later, 64-bit processor


English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish

Age Rating


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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