July 29, 2019
Smooth playback of effects and 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 enjoyable and user-friendly experience – and you can even preview 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!
Add videos, photos and text and have them enlarge, rotate, colorize or display minimized. Minimized elements only open when activated by the visitor. Elements can also easily be arranged on top of or behind one another.
High resolution images
Make each and every one of your images shine: Display your images in resolutions of up to 16K online or on mobile devices with the latest version of Photostory Premium VR.
Set 360° viewing direction
Another impressive touch for your viewers: You can now freely adjust the direction of view for the start of your 360° recordings. Decide what you want the viewer to see first when they enter the virtual space. This lets you draw their attention to specific details, for instance, and it's also a great way to help them follow your story as it progresses.
360° videos can be directly trimmed in panoramic view in Photostory Premium VR, so users can obtain a realistic preview of the results even while still editing the video.
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.
December 03, 2018
MAGIX Travel Maps
With brand-new travel route animation, MAGIX Travel Maps, with optimized maps for flights, cruises and hikes, you can show the course of your travels on a map and personalize the route with your stops and modes of transport.
Hand-drawn or imported routes
Want to remember the path of a special hike forever? Simply import your own routes using GPS information into your slideshow.
Keep everything smooth! Enjoy creating a seamless animation of your itinerary by car, train or cruise ship.
Improved travel animations
100% developed from customer feedback: Fluid animations for your travel routes with smooth lines, pauses and animated waypoint symbols.
July 23, 2018
Movie Edit Pro code basis
Photostory is now powered by the video engine from the market leader MAGIX Movie Edit Pro to guarantee best performance and quality.
Advanced effects for photo editing
Create the perfect slideshow without external image editing: You'll now find image editing functions such as color temperature, black & white tonal values and curves directly within the program.
1-click photo looks
A collection of high-quality 1-click photo effects enables you to find the perfect look for each and every photo in no time at all.
Users now also have the option to import GIF animations. This way, existing cliparts can be used to create a slideshow.
March 26, 2018
Photostory Premium VR
Slideshows can now be created and displayed in virtual reality. This new Photostory complete bundle fulfils the vision of virtual reality features that are so intuitive that anyone can use them.
Photostory Premium VR Suite
The complete bundle Photostory Premium VR Suite also includes the new MAGIX smartphone VR headset with an ergonomic design and adjustable headband to ensure total comfort.
February 19, 2018
Effects can now be applied faster and more intuitively than ever before, and the rich, detailed results can be viewed in full screen mode.
Control panels for camera pans
You can now set start and end points for camera pans or zooms directly within your images, simply by positioning the new control panel over the photo.
Controller for image editing
All effects work on the same easy principle: Use the controller to find the perfect setting for brightness, color and picture sharpness and then apply with a single click.
December 18, 2017
The Photostory Wizard can now import photos and automatically create breathtaking slideshows from scratch.
New effects area
In addition to faster navigation, the new effects area features improved orientation with its brand new color scheme.
We've redesigned the import dialog to so that it's more clearly laid out and easier for accessing cloud services such as Google Drive. Direct photo import from Microsoft OneDrive is now also possible.
September 18, 2017
16-bit deep color
Transitions are utterly smooth and vivid with color, thanks to 16.7 million times more color shades. You can now add more depth to light and shaded areas.
Lens reflections and color effects
Photostory includes the latest on-trend professional effects, from lens reflections for achieving a realistic look, to glow and color effects.
Full screen editing
Essential tools for photo editing are now also available in fullscreen mode.
Previews are now up to 5x faster
Creating a slideshow is now up to 5x faster and a seamless experience all thanks to new, dynamic resolution reduction.
July 03, 2017
Bigger effects collection
The selection of effects has been expanded with a huge number of new intros/outros, decorative elements and transitions and now also includes music too. Plus, a search function enables you to find the right effect in a few clicks.
Users can now access the ever-growing selection of content in the Photostory Store from directly within the program.
February 28, 2017
Optimized Camera MX media transfer
Media transfer with Camera MX is now more seamlessly integrated into the program interface and media can be imported directly into the project, wizards or Media Pool.
Easy media import
The workflow is now even faster and the media import window in the Photostory Wizard can now also be used for projects in the main program.
January 24, 2017
Photo editing in full screen mode
Photos can now be edited and creatively modified in fullscreen mode in Photostory Deluxe. And the Photostory Wizard lets you modify yours the easy way - just drag & drop to change the order of photos. Also new: Text overlays in different styles.
New slideshow music
Photostory contains a huge range of songs in genres such as Chillout, Lounge music, Rock, Pop and House.
New, optimized Photostory Wizard
The Photostory Wizard now offers significantly more features and improvements to workflow, such as the sorting page and advanced selection of effects and titles.
September 15, 2016
Brand new Photostory Wizard
With the Photostory Wizard, media import of your photos and videos is now even easier than before. The clear and intuitive screen with all key functions lets you automatically create slideshows to the beat of your music. With just a few clicks you can finish a slideshow. If you like, you can then continue to edit your finished slideshow in the main program by adding creative design elements.
Completely redesigned program interface
The user interface has been revamped and now features a fresh, modern design and operation for the video monitor and storyboard.
Automatic shot match
You can apply the look of a video to other footage. The program automatically matches colors and tonal values of two separate videos to create a uniform look.
Image border effects
Edit black borders around your portrait photos using effects for seamless integration into your slideshows.
Camera MX media transfer
Use Wi-Fi project transfer to transfer Camera MX photos and videos from your Android phone to Photostory Deluxe for editing.
Oct 01, 2015
Travel route animation
You can animate a travel route on a map, and even show places where you stopped off as well as choose a vehicle type for your illustration.
While listening to the selected music, snap markers can be set to enable the images in the slideshow to change at specific intervals.
Mercalli V2 by proDAD is fully integrated into the program and stabilizes shaky recordings. In addition, this tool can be used to smoothen out and correct unwanted effects such as rolling shutter and stuttering zooms.
Edit 360° photos
Select a section of a 360° photo in order to edit it and create a camera pan through the image.
Thematic editing templates allow you to create photo stories for specific occasions (weddings, travel etc.). The latest title templates also provide contemporary, on-trend opening and closing credits, overlays etc.
Support for new formats
Photostory Deluxe is compatible with all current video formats, including RAW and HEVC (HEVC encoding requires fee-based activation).
4K, HD and 3D support
Photostory supports up to 4K, HD and 3D image resolution.
Adjust brightness, contrast, saturation and color automatically or manually for enhanced image quality. The volume of a recording can also be automatically adjusted.
New 64-bit engine
64-bit power enables a faster workflow and smooth playback.
Slideshows can be burned to disc, presented on various platforms and websites, as well as transferred to smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices.