What’s new in Movavi Slideshow Maker

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

Version 5.4.0

  • Don't miss out on fresh packs in Movavi Effects Store, helpful tutorials and other news. Click Notifications at the bottom of the Timeline to see what you can find!
  • Now, when you click on the star icon to look through the effects applied to a clip, it will open a tab where you can remove the effects.
  • Automatically cut long video fragments into shorter scenes with the Scene Detection tool.
  • Have fun with the new animations presets! You can now choose from almost 30 of them.
  • Convey the right mood of your slideshow with 5 new themes.
  • To remove black bars from several clips at once, select the clips you need and crop only one of them.
  • Apply noise reduction, audio effects or equalizer presets to several clips at once.
  • Other small enhancements.

Version 5.3.1

  • Fixed some issues of the last update.

Version 5.3.0

  • Change the clip order in the automatically compiled video by clicking the Shuffle button on the Preview tab of the Slideshow Wizard.
  • Enhanced color adjustment tool.
  • In callouts, you can now change the style of arrows, set their custom length and direction. And they look much better than the arrows we used to have.
  • Drag and drop filters from the Filters collection to several selected clips at once.
  • Eliminated the most common cause for the program to unexpectedly shut down.

Version 5.2.0

  • Combining two or more projects in one is not a dream any more. It's here! Go to “File” – “Append Project” to try it out.
  • Now you can have Pan&Zoom effect added to all clips in both video making modes.
  • Sharing to Vimeo is now also available.
  • Add animation presets as you would add any other file – drag-and-drop them onto the Timeline.
  • Small interface improvements and enhancements to some tools.
  • Other improvements and bug fixes.

Version 5.1.0

  • Make objects move on the screen with the new Animation feature.
  • More love and travel themed stickers.
  • The difference between the original image and the image with an applied effect is more noticeable with the new preview picture.
  • General improvements for a better performance.

Version 5.0.1

  • Minor bug fixes and other improvements.

Version 5.0

big update
  • Create slideshows even faster with Themes: Family, Birthday, Love Story, Action, and Travel. Each theme has its own transitions, titles, and background music. To create a slideshow, all you need to do is just upload photos and choose a theme – it’s that simple!
  • Extensive collection of intros and outros to make your slideshows really stand out.
  • 3 catchy music tracks: Love Nest, Make a Wish, and Seize the Day.
  • Revamped timeline. Every track is now clearly visible, which makes creating movies much simpler.
  • Thanks to the Fast Track HD technology, working with large files will now results in much fewer freezes and lags.
  • The preview screen now has handy guide lines to help you work with titles, stickers, and other tools more precisely.
  • Redesigned start screen.
  • Other improvements and bug fixes.

Version 4.2

  • Transfer your projects to other computers effortlessly! Simply choose the Save Portable Project option in the File menu.
  • More export options: adjust video codec settings, video bitrate type and quality.
  • The project settings window has been made into a nice and convenient button under the player, where you can change the aspect ratio in just two clicks.
  • Fixed an issue with a black bar on some images in the Crop tool.
  • Bug fixes and other improvements.

Version 4.1

  • Slideshow Maker now supports effects sets from the Movavi Effects Store.
  • Ability to upload slideshows to Google Drive.
  • Bug fixes and other improvements.

Version 4.0

big update
  • Meet the all-new Montage Wizard! It has all the features of the ‘old’ Slideshow Wizard plus some cool new options.
  • More music. We’ve added 10 free music tracks: Bright Future, Discovery, Road Trip, and other themes.
  • Support for RAW images. Upload photos from digital cameras in RAW format.
  • Step-by-step tips to help you quickly master the main features.
  • You can now record audio from microphone even if there are no clips or images on the timeline.
  • Changes in working with titles.
  • New editing frames for the Pan and Zoom and Crop and Rotate tools.
  • Undo and Redo buttons are located on the toolbar to better help you avoid unplanned mistakes and misclicks while editing.
  • Context menu for effects collections. To add a filter, transition or title, just right-click it and choose the option you need.
  • Add titles and callouts by dragging and dropping them into the preview area.
  • Improved program menu.
  • A new, simpler export window has only the settings you need. To access additional parameters, click Advanced.
  • Changes in working with transitions.
  • Free media files in the program collections can now be downloaded on demand. Download individual videos, audio, or images that you like, or even whole collections, whenever you need them.
  • Sample audio tracks now have graphic covers.
  • GIF added to supported export formats.
  • Ability to create custom Equalizer presets.
  • Ability to separate audio from a video file using the context menu.
  • Bug fixes and other improvements.

Version 3.0.2

  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

Version 3.0.1

  • Minor functional and interface improvements.

Version 3.0

big update
  • Auto Pan and Zoom function in the Slideshow wizard – make your slideshows more dynamic.
  • Ability to fix horizon levels on photos with precise angle rotation using the Crop and Rotate tool.
  • Vertical fill – easily remove black bars around videos and photos.
  • Revamped Pan and Zoom tool in full feature mode.
  • More cool stuff out of the box: new filters, transitions, titles and built-in fonts, and more.
  • New audio editing features.
  • More export options: YouTube sharing, 4K saving, and adaption for watching slideshows on TVs.
  • Some improvements for your comfort.
  • Ability to freely rotate clips on the overlay track.
  • Better background removal with the Chroma Key tool.
  • New interface language: traditional Chinese.
  • Bug fixes and other improvements.

Version 2.0

big update
  • Slideshow wizard – create a slideshow with music and fades in just three steps.
  • Auto sync function – easily adjust slides to the music tempo.
  • Audio beat detection – automatically detect audio beats for easy tempo adjustments.
  • Ability to add customizable text titles to slides.
  • Collection of creative filters that can be applied to slides and videos.
  • The preview screen now has handy guide lines to help you work with titles, stickers, and other tools more precisely.
  • New convenient Timeline for organizing clips.
  • Improvements in transitions.
  • Improved audio editing.
  • New editing tools including zoom, crop, chroma key, highlight and conceal, video stabilization, slow motion.
  • Ability to capture video from cameras.
  • Sample video, audio, and backgrounds collections.
  • Chinese and Korean interface languages.