What’s new in Movavi Slideshow Maker for Mac?

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

Version 6.0

  • Modern and stylish design with more intuitive navigation.
  • New Media bin for your personal files. You can browse, sort and select your files right in the editor and add them anywhere on the Timeline so they’re easily available for the future montage.
  • New parallax transitions, glitch, and retro effects.
  • Transitions and themes have been grouped together on the Templates tab.
  • Change the music in a selected theme, if you don’t like the default track.
  • Even more presets for the Pan and zoom controls.
  • Transitions can now be applied to intro videos.
  • The program fits 1366x768 monitors correctly.
  • Other improvements and bug fixes.

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 5.3.0

  • 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

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.