Brief History of MiniTool MovieMaker

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Windows 7/8/10/11

MiniTool MovieMaker 7.1.1 (Nov. 29, 2023) Latest Upgrade!!

  • Split a video in one click with the Split feature on toolbar.
  • Newly added elements and music for video editing.
  • Fixed the bug that the software can’t export old version template projects.
  • Fixed the bug that the over-length animated elements get lost after trimming audio to video length.

MiniTool MovieMaker 7.1 (Oct. 26, 2023)

  • Added a Trending category to display the most popular resources.
  • Newly added transitions and animated elements.
  • Optimized the preview experience of music resource.
  • Added the transition name in the Transition Property.

MiniTool MovieMaker 7.0.1 (Sep. 14, 2023)

  • Changed app default installation path to C:\Program Files\MiniTool MovieMaker.
  • Fixed the bug that the previous project files cannot be exported after the installation path is modified.

MiniTool MovieMaker 7.0 (Aug. 29, 2023)

  • Media files irrelevant to current project file are not displayed.
  • Support uploading media files by directly dragging them from computer storage.
  • Support sorting videos and photos by name, type, and date in the media library.
  • Support searching for specific media files in the media library.
  • Newly added music, effects, and animated elements.
  • Music can be added to the timeline apart from the video for editing.
  • Maintain user-defined export path.
  • Use version numbers in video names to distinguish between multiple exports.
  • Fixed aspect ratio switch issue in version 6.1.

MiniTool MovieMaker 6.1 (Jun. 6, 2023)

  • Optimized the software startup time.
  • Optimized former animated elements.
  • New emotional animated elements & music.
  • Smoother aspect ratio switching.

MiniTool MovieMaker 6.0 (Mar. 28, 2023)

  • Support to select video aspect ratio as 16:9 (widescreen), 9:16 (portrait), 4:3 (standard), or 1:1 (Instagram).
  • Newly added online resources for Text, Music, and Elements.
  • Optimized the user interface of the preview window.
  • Optimized the video formats for export.
  • Optimized the registration process.

MiniTool MovieMaker 5.4 (Jan. 31, 2023)

  • Newly added online resources for Music and Elements.
  • Optimized the resources’ preview effect.
  • Fixed some bugs.

MiniTool MovieMaker 5.3 (Dec. 6, 2022)

  • Newly added video frame rate options when exporting videos.
  • Newly added online resources for Music and Elements.

MiniTool MovieMaker 5.2 (Oct. 27, 2022)

  • Newly added video and photo crop feature.
  • Newly added online resources for Music and Elements.
  • Updated the registration window.

MiniTool MovieMaker 5.1 (Sep. 13, 2022)

  • Newly added online resources for Music and Elements.
  • Fixed some bugs.

MiniTool MovieMaker 5.0.0 (Jun. 7, 2022)

  • New subscription plan added.
  • 9 brand-new effects added.
  • Fixed the bug that the screen goes black when rendering elements.
  • Fixed the bug that the upgrade window disappears.
  • Support the preview of online resources.
  • Support the preview of what’s changed before you upgrade to the new version.

Free 4.0.0 (Mar. 8, 2022)

  • Newly added Animated Elements function (12 built-in + 21 online).
  • Support animated elements editing (change duration, position, size).
  • Newly added online resources for Transition/Effect/Text/Motion/Elements.
  • Support up to 9 tracks to add text and animated elements.

Free 3.0.1 (Nov. 30, 2021)

  • Fixed the bug that the text disappeared after changing its size (larger than the default) on 4K computers.
  • Fixed the bug that the preview window went black when editing a new text.
  • Fixed the bug that the text track was not on the target image selected by the playhead.
  • Fixed the bug that the playhead jumped around after dragging and dropping it on the timeline.
  • Fixed the bug that reverse playback caused damage to exported audio file.
  • Fixed the bug that the negative audio duration and no audio waveform displayed after speeding up 2X and splitting.

Free 3.0 (Oct. 26, 2021)

  • Edit audio in every video clip.
  • Undo/Redo image/video editing.
  • One-click apply transition (duration & mode) to all clips or edit transition on a single clip.
  • One-click apply effect/motion to all clips or edit effect/motion on a single clip.
  • One-click apply contrast/saturation/brightness/3D LUT to all clips or edit these on a single clip further.

Free 2.8 (Jun 24, 2021)

  • Batch change the duration of photos.
  • Added 23 cool effects.
  • Increased the file exporting speed.
  • Improved the program’s performance and stability.
  • Fixed the bug that the fade in/out effect disappears after splitting the music track.
  • Fixed the bug that the transition effect disappears after splitting the clip.

Free 2.7 (May 10, 2021)

  • Released 64-bit version.
  • Enhanced file exporting speed.
  • Fixed the bug that the project file went abnormal after opening.
  • Fixed the bug that the audio was accelerated at the split point.
  • Fixed the bug that the program crashed when previewing video with advanced effects on Windows 7 64-bit.
  • Fixed the bug that the program was not responding when previewing video with filters on Windows 7 64-bit.
  • Fixed the bug that unexpected mosaic appeared in videos created with photo templates on Windows 7 64-bit.

Free 2.6 (Mar. 29, 2021)

  • Apply transitions and filters to all/selected clips with one click.
  • Bug fix for the program stuck at 2% when exporting a file.
  • Bug fix for the saved project file is not 100% synchronized with the edited content.

Free 2.5 (Feb. 2, 2021)

  • Able to adjust the size & position of the 5 newly-added text templates.
  • Bug fix for unable to import videos.
  • Bug fix for black screen problems on imported videos.
  • Bug fix for unable to change the text line spacing.
  • Bug fix for slow launching.

Free 2.4 (Sep. 4, 2020)

  • Add 5 hot text templates.
  • Add the approach to download YouTube videos for movie editing.
  • Add the approach to user feedback.
  • Bug fix for abnormal text editing.
  • Bug fix for opening & saving project file.
  • Improve software stability when launching.
  • Improve software stability & efficiency when editing & saving files.

Free 2.3 (Jul. 6, 2020)

  • Bug fix for MiniTool MovieMaker crashing at mass file editing.
  • Bug fix for text editing not synchronously displayed on the project.

Free 2.2 (May 6, 2020)

  • Speed up video.
  • Slow down video.
  • Reverse video.
  • Add motion effect (pan and zoom effect) to video.
  • Bug fix for software crashes under some circumstances.
  • Save projects automatically once the software freezes, crashes or exits unexpectedly.

Free 2.0 (Jan. 6, 2020)

  • Bug fix for software crashes under some circumstances.
  • Up to 3 text tracks.
  • Improve performance.
  • Enhanced Waveforms.
  • Add new movie templates.
  • Support replacing music and clips in movie templates.
  • Add new video quality options.
  • Faster import and export.

Beta 1.5 (Sep. 16, 2019)

  • Bug fix for the installation of MiniTool MovieMaker.
  • Add photo album template.
  • Enhance the ability of split/trim clips.
  • Two alternative interface color.
  • Enhance a simple and intuitive timeline.
  • Support adding more texts to one clip.
  • Enhance project files.

Beta 1.2 (May 5, 2019)

  • Bug fix for software crashes in some cases.
  • Update product installer which has a new look.
  • Enhance the ability to edit video.
  • Create video from templates in minutes!

Beta 1.0 (Feb. 18, 2019)

  • Make a movie from pictures, videos and music file.
  • Split/trim video.
  • Add text to video.
  • Apply transitions and effects to video.