September 13, 2023
New user interface
The contrast, font, icons, interface layouts and start dialog have been fully revamped in a modern design. Streamlined, HiDPI-compatible dialogs and program components offer a better overview of your projects.
Zoom and edit in the preview
You can now select objects right inside the preview without having to search for them in the Timeline. Use the mouse wheel to zoom in on a point in the preview monitor and edit your effects more precisely than ever before.
Movements in your videos are automatically analyzed, allowing you to pin text, graphics and effects to people and objects. This way, you can blur faces, select regions for color correction, or apply effects to selected areas.
You can now hide and replace color ranges. From classic green screen to custom colors, the presets allow you to teleport all the subjects in your images to any location.
Text to Speech
Generate realistic speech without having to record yourself. This AI-driven tool turns your text into high-quality audio commentary at the touch of a button, and it can translate it into a range of languages too.
AV1 import & export
Small files, great slideshows. The new codec provides impressive picture quality, even at low bitrates. With multi-core optimization and impressive GPU acceleration*, you now have more export options to choose from.
September 12, 2022
Create a finished slideshow faster than ever before! The favorites feature, custom categories, advanced display options, and improved thumbnails help you achieve professional results.
Photostory deluxe 365
With Photostory Deluxe 365, you can enjoy access to a library full of music, stock footage and animations: you get unlimited use of up to ten content items per month as part of the subscription.
Not only does the new search feature help you find the right effects and templates even faster, it can also correct minor spelling mistakes. Plus, Photostory Deluxe 2023 now starts up to 20% faster!
August 16, 2021
MAGIX Travel Maps has been optimized according to customer feedback
In the revamped MAGIX Travel Maps, experience MP4 export, fullscreen mode and a redesigned menu for even more clarity.
Fly-in animation (MAGIX Travel Maps)
Starting now, start an animation of your travels in MAGIX Travel Maps with an impressive fly-in.
GPX elevation profile and export (MAGIX Travel Maps)
Use GPX data to visually present the elevation information from your journey.
Skew maps (MAGIX Travel Maps)
Skew maps to add a unique perspective to your travel route animations.
Panorama Storyboard with audio track
Perfect for audio commentary and music: Add audio to your photos and videos in no time at all thanks to the new audio track in the Panorama Storyboard.
Comprehensive graphics card support
Enjoy ultra-fast import, smooth editing and export that's faster than in realtime with the new performance boost for your graphics card.
August 10, 2020
The new Panorama Storyboard displays photos and videos larger and clearer. The view can be customized.
Create animated slideshows in one click with the Photostory Wizard. Easily create animated slideshows with just one click. Photostory will automatically generate transitions, titles and effects for you. Get a different result every time – over and over again until you're satisfied.
Now, preview images on the Panorama Storyboard, in the Timeline and the Media Pool are high-resolution to help you keep a clear overview even when working with similar-looking photos.
Redesigned Photo Explorer
The redesigned Photo Explorer now clearly displays the folders of your photo library.
December 11, 2019
The latest version of Photostory allows for the export of slideshows in ultra-high 4k resolution.
Optimized transition menu
The timeline now offers direct access to the whole transition range. Plus, you can also define which transitions to include in the selection when a random transition is picked.
The new Photo Explorer can be used to access the new, clearer photo view. This allows even more preview images to be viewed in a higher resolution, sorted according to date and imported into your slideshow.
July 29, 2019
Smooth playback of effects & collages
Transitions display up to 2x faster in the current version of Photostory; collages up to 3x faster. This makes working with Photostory a more user-friendly experience and lets you access a preview of your finished results right away.
Starting now, choose from 30 new, graphic fonts. Whether for a wedding, child's birthday or adventure trip, there's a fitting font for every occasion.
More 3D avatars (MAGIX Travel Maps)
We've expanded the collection of 3D avatars, so you can now display the route you took by bicycle, cruise ship, dinghy, safari jeep, airplane, minibus or even high-speed train.
Switch between transport types (MAGIX Travel Maps)
Land, water sky: Whatever way you traveled, the current version of Photostory lets you document it on your route with a wide range of transport types. This adds an even more realistic touch to your journey!
Revamped program interface (MAGIX Travel Maps)
The program interface in MAGIX Travel Maps has been redesigned and is now clearer and more intuitive to use, and offers even more support for easily creating your own custom travel routes.
The latest version of Photostory lets you share slideshows on your TV without needing to copy or burn them beforehand. Just connect your TV to your PC using a HDMI cable and the slideshow displays on the TV screen automatically!
New transition menu
The redesigned transition menu enables you to find the perfect transition in no time at all – select a detailed preview, or choose from your previously used transitions and favorites.
Even faster program start
Start creating slideshows right away – no waiting around. Thanks to a significantly faster program start, you can now load Photostory in no time at all and let your creativity run wild!
March 25, 2019
Add photos to your travel route
There's now plenty of space for including entertaining vacation stories along your travel route. Simply drag & drop the best photos from your trip to the right location on your travel route – images appear as destination points or as little slideshows in fullscreen at the exact spot where they were taken.
3D look avatars
Bring your vacation travel route to life with 9 new avatars in the shape of different modes of transport! Objects such as cars, ships or airplanes appear even more realistic and animated.
Use your own GIF animations as an avatar or as location points for your travel route.
Dynamic title animations
Entertainment from start to finish. Captivate your viewers and keep the excitement going right through to the closing credits with brand new title animations. These innovative animations are composed of individual words and characters and let you add even more variety to your slideshows.