What's new in Movavi Photo Editor for Mac

We constantly improve and provide additional features of our program. With each new release, Movavi Photo Editor gets smarter, faster, and more functional.

Version 6.7.0

  • Bug fixes

Version 6.6.0

  • Bug fixes

Version 6.5.0

  • Bug fixes

Version 6.4.0

  • New Collage function: choose a collage preset, customize border colors, spacing, and corner rounding
  • Improved the Restore tool. Now the photo restoration process is faster, and the quality of edited images is higher
  • Minor bug fixes

Version 6.3.0

  • Reinstated the HDR Lighting slider to adjust the intensity of the effect
  • Redesigned the top toolbar
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements

Version 6.2.0

  • Added Auto Denoise capability: our smart technology will reduce image noise in a click
  • Updated preset proportions for the crop frame
  • The Hair Selection Tool in the Change Background tab now works faster
  • No restart required: save your photos with no watermark right after you activate the program
  • Redesigned the Saving photo window
  • Minor bug fixes

Version 6.1.0

  • AI-powered HDR effect: make your photos super vivid and dynamic in a single click
  • Added the Auto Leveling tool: the app will straighten your image automatically
  • Now it’s even easier to combine objects in the Text tab
  • Minor interface and usability improvements
  • Minor bug fixes

Version 6.0

big update
  • AI-Powered Photo Enhancement Try the new smart auto-adjustment. Amp up brightness and contrast at the touch of a button.
  • Section Selection Enhance any part of your photo with the selection tool. Add a blur effect, adjust brightness, contrast, and more.
  • Frames Decorate your photos with stylish frames. Customize the design to meet your needs.
  • Improved Text Editing Use the handy new text entry window to enter a caption. Twist the text into different shapes. Add decorations and adjust color, outline, and position.
  • Auto-Selection Tool for Quick Background Changes Automatically select people in a photo and change the background in 3 clicks.
  • Mac OS 9 and older versions are no longer supported
  • Bug fixes

Version 5.8.0

  • Automatic image colorization: add color to black-and-white photos in one click
  • The filmstrip view: quickly and easily preview photos and select images for editing
  • New text-editing features: align text relative to images; link your text and decoration to move them together
  • Ability to save an edited image as a project, so you can continue editing the text and decorations later
  • Minor bug fixes

Version 5.7.0

  • Minor bug fixes and improvements

Version 5.6.0

  • Now the program works in sync with Movavi Photo Manager. Quickly switch from Photo Manager to Photo Editor for advanced image editing
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements

Version 5.5.1

  • Minor bug fixes and layout improvements

Version 5.5.0

  • Restore images automatically: remove scratches, creases, and yellowing. Adjust contrast and sharpness
  • Oily-looking faces can now be repaired with one click
  • Easier selection with the Magic Wand tool in the Object Removal tab
  • Get handy tips on using Photo Editor while the program is processing your photos
  • Minor bug fixes and layout improvements

Version 5.2.1

  • Special offer from Movavi Photo Editor: use the hashtag #movavimoments when sharing photos on Facebook from the program and get Movavi Photo DeNoise for free

Version 5.2.0

  • Experiment with 14 new filters (12 classic and 2 artistic)
  • We’ve reorganized the Popular effect category to show you the coolest ones!
  • Straighten the horizon with a more precise slider in the Rotate tab
  • The refreshed Color Picker with a pixel grid will help you select the exact color you want

Version 5.1.0

  • The new Saturation slider makes soft colors in your image more vibrant while keeping skin tones healthy-looking
  • Enjoy the redesigned Color Picker window when adding text, retouching, or changing a background
  • Smooth an object's edges when removing a background
  • Select objects with the Magnetic Lasso in the Insert Image and Object Removal tabs
  • A handy Rule of Thirds grid is now displayed when you crop pictures
  • Move zoomed-in images by holding down both mouse buttons
  • Minor bug fixes and layout improvements

Version 5.0.0

big update
  • Fix color balance automatically with the advanced Magic Enhance or adjust the values manually until you’re satisfied with the result
  • Restore natural lighting in photos with the White Balance Color Picker
  • Rescue blurred images with the Sharpness control and move the new Details slider to bring out textures
  • Apply Denoise filters to remove the graininess from low-light photos
  • Change image backgrounds in 3 simple steps. Choose the Lasso tool for precise subject selection, then smooth the outline with the Mask Brush
  • Use the Hair Selection tool to trace around hard-to-define elements such as hair, fur, bristles, and grass
  • Move the selected object to match colors to the new background
  • Experiment with the Reshape tool to slim down waists, sculpt noses, or enlarge eyes
  • Detect and correct red-eye in selfies automatically with one click
  • Have fun with the new festive backdrop collection for portraits and greeting cards
  • Open and retouch RAW files with the basic editing tools
  • Control the size of saved images, delete metadata, add author and description info to the redesigned Save dialog box
  • Double-click on enhancement sliders to reset their values
  • Zoom in on an image exactly where your cursor is
  • Turn off displaying the last edited picture on the start screen
  • Enjoy a colorful splash screen while the program is loading
  • Take advantage of the 64-bit version when editing large files
  • Don’t know where to start? Take our built-in tutorial to explore the latest features. Animated help tags will show you how everything works
  • Hunt for the Easter egg! ;)
  • The program no longer freezes during shutdown when the media library is still downloading
  • 0-kB files are no longer saved when the hard disk is full
  • The Reset button issue that caused a rollback in applied progress in the Retouching tab has been resolved
  • Major layout improvements
  • Minor bug fixes

Version 4.4.0

  • The eye enlarger tool: use a smart slider to make your eyes bigger
  • The face reshaper tool lets you slim down your face automatically thanks to the new face recognition algorithm
  • Facebook sharing: log in to your Facebook account and share photos directly from Movavi Photo Editor – you’ll be able to add descriptions, hashtags, and albums as you go
  • The Copy & Paste tab now lets you browse images on your computer and paste them onto your image
  • An animated GIF hint will help you learn how to use the Wrinkle Removal tool
  • The new Surprise me! option in the Effects tab applies a random effect to your image
  • Ribbons, hearts, and other background decorations automatically adjust themselves to the text
  • Minor usability improvements of the Copy & Paste and Text tabs
  • Fixed issue with the last edited picture not being saved for the next session
  • Fixed the incorrect display of the Before image in the Before / After preview mode
  • Minor bug fixes

Version 4.3.0

  • Magical Wrinkle Remover: paint over wrinkles and watch them disappear with just a few brush strokes
  • Built-in image library on the Background Removal tab: select a new background for your portrait after removing the original
  • More text-editing options: now you can highlight text in the text box, change the background color, and outline the box
  • Search option in the font list: start typing the name of the desired font to find it quickly
  • 5 new textures, including grunge and bokeh effects, to apply to your images
  • Drag-and-drop for browsers: now you can drag images from your browser to the program and edit them immediately
  • New interface languages: Korean and traditional Chinese
  • Background removal is faster and more stable
  • Brush tool usability improvements
  • Fixed issue with temporary file storage that was causing the program to crash after too many unsaved changes
  • Minor under-the-hood improvements and bug fixes

Version 4.2.0

  • 4 new retouching tools: Skin Smoothing, Shine Removal, Foundation, and Hair Color
  • Dedicated Copy / Paste tab with additional options and settings: choose your preferred selection tool – lasso, polygonal lasso, or rectangle; add a colored outline or shadow to the copied fragment
  • Before / After preview mode lets you compare the original photo side-by-side with the edited one
  • Color Picker that lets you select any color in your image when choosing colors for retouching tools, text, and outlines
  • Animated GIF hints explain how to work with the editing tools
  • Animated progress bar gives you fun facts and tips about photography
  • Optimized zoom for touchpads and touchscreens
  • Minor usability improvements to the Adjust and Background Removal tabs
  • Tool hints no longer block hotkey use
  • Minor bug fixes

Version 4.1.0

  • You can now copy an image directly from Windows Explorer and paste it into the photo you opened in Photo Editor
  • Improved retouching options usability: now, after making and confirming changes, the related tab stays open to make additional adjustments easier
  • Improved hints for retouching tools
  • Minor interface and usability improvements
  • Resolved the black background issue when copying PNG images from web browsers into the photo opened in Photo Editor
  • Minor bug fixes

Version 4.0.0

big update
  • New retouching and digital makeup tools, including: Blemish and Red Eye Removal, Eye-color Change, Mascara, Eyeshadows, Lip Tints, and more
  • Over 70 special effects to try out on your photos
  • New themed effects collections: Vignettes, Disco, Pop art, Pop art creative, Posterization, Color fantasy, Retro, and Popular
  • Apply multiple effects to a single image and toggle their intensity
  • Add effects to favorites, so they’re easy to find
  • Copy and paste images and parts of images onto the photo you’re working with
  • New fonts for captions and watermarks
  • A completely overhauled and very stylish interface
  • New context-sensitive help for using object and background removal tools
  • Full compatibility with 4K monitors
  • Problems with some effect applications resolved
  • Minor bug fixes

Version 3.3.0

  • Added the Emboss effect that lets you transform photos into impressive bas-reliefs
  • Optimized the lower panel in the program interface for a more streamlined design
  • Fixed issue with white edges after background removal
  • Minor usability improvements and bug fixes

Version 3.2.0

  • Now compatible with Windows 10
  • Minor bug fixes

Version 3.1.1

  • Minor improvements and bug fixes

Version 3.1.0

  • Added intensity sliders for filters
  • Added effect Color Filter that subtly changes the hue of a photograph
  • The program now recognizes vertical and horizontal orientation of an image when applying texture filters
  • Fixed issue with the white bar appearing on the image when applying filters
  • Fixed issue with noticeable tiles on some filter patterns
  • Minor bug fixing

Version 3.0.0

big update
  • Added a wide range of classy filters: Dramatic, Nostalgic, Lomo, Grayscale, Black-and-White, Sepia, Vignette, Oil Painting, Charcoal, Acid, Gray Acid, Pixelate, Pen Outlines, and Tilt Shift
  • Added cool texture effects: Bokeh, Night Lights, Stars, Hearts, Metal, Water, and Sunshine
  • Minor improvements and bug fixes

Version 2.1.0

  • Added new interface languages: German, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Turkish, Brazilian Portuguese, and Japanese
  • Updated background removal: now you can change the size of a clipped object before you save
  • Optimized font list in the Captions tab enables easy navigation
  • Improved performance when resizing the crop frame
  • Fixed minor issues with adding captions
  • Minor improvements and bug fixes

Version 2.0.0

big update
  • Remove and replace image backgrounds: clip your subject from the background and swap the space for a solid color fill or another photo
  • Add captions: choose fonts and set color, size, transparency, and other text parameters
  • Level the horizon: use the smart level tool or straighten the picture by manually adjusting the angle of view
  • Compare the edited picture with the original
  • Greater accessibility, thanks to a completely overhauled user interface and design
  • Improved the Crop function
  • Minor improvements and bug fixes

Version 1.5.0

  • Added: Adjust tab for manual correction of picture quality. Now you can alter brightness, contrast, saturation, hue, gamma, exposure, color temperature, and tint, even out shadows and highlights, blur and sharpen images
  • Added image histogram visualization
  • Batch processing means you can now add several photos at once, navigate through them using the arrows and delete an active photo if needed
  • Added a sleek, redesigned home screen
  • Reworked Magic Enhance delivers even better automatic quality improvement
  • Minor improvements and bug fixes

Version 1.4.0

  • Now you can crop your images to achieve a better composition
  • Added resize option: from now on you can scale images before you save
  • Added JPEG output quality adjustment to the Save Image dialog box
  • Fixed the "No disc in drive" error
  • Minor improvements and bug fixes

Version 1.3.0

  • Added auto rotation of images based on the EXIF orientation tag
  • Now you can print retouched photos directly from the program
  • Minor improvements and bug fixes

Version 1.2.0

  • Faster removal algorithm: objects removed 30 times faster
  • Magic Enhance automatically improves image quality and corrects color
  • Essential image editing options: rotate and flip images vertically or horizontally
  • New selection tool: Magic Wand makes selection easier
  • New on-screen hints for the Clone tool
  • Added File Info viewer
  • Added Preferences to the Settings menu
  • Minor GUI and usability improvements
  • Minor bug fixes

Version 1.1.0

  • Enhanced object removal algorithm
  • Added tooltips for individual tools
  • New option to undo all image adjustments
  • GUI and usability improvements
  • Minor bug fixes

Version 1.0

  • Meet Movavi Photo Editor! Movavi presents an effective tool for essential picture editing. Remove unwanted elements from any image in the blink of an eye. Easily select objects with the Brush and Lasso tools. Use the Clone tool for precise editing. Enjoy the program’s intuitive interface and no-hassle navigation. Works with almost any image format.