October 24, 2023 – Version 2023 (Build 3.4 Beta 5)

  • added option to exclude certain windows from recording
  • added encoding and decoding hardware acceleration
  • added export to .mp4 with VP9 software & hardware encoder (required VP9 Video Extensions)
  • added export to .mp4 with AV1 hardware encoder
  • added export to .wma with Windows Media Audio encoder
  • added tools to edit video metadata (thumbnail, author, title, description, and copyright)
  • added imports from AV1 encoded .mp4 files (webm/mkv, required AV1 Video Extension)
  • improved export for Windows Media Video files
  • bug fixed: incorrectly captured images from some YUY2 webcams
  • bug fixed: startup error after installing without previously uninstalling the app
  • bug fixed: missing narration recording from the editor at the first run
  • bug fixed: incorrectly imported .mp4 file with display aperture

To benefit from the latest improvements and bug fixes, we suggest that you replace the current with the beta version from the following link:
https://screentovideo.com/beta/svsetup34b5.exe
After reinstalling ScreenToVideo, you will lose the project history, but not the projects themselves.

August 21, 2023 – Version 2023 (Build 3.3)

  • added option to automatically remove silence from video/audio files
  • added drag-and-drop import of media files from the explorer
  • added multi-media import (e.g. images/videos)
  • added option to replace an image while preserving the object’s properties
  • updated Google Text-To-Speech voices (including Polyglot voices)
  • improved the audio recorder
  • improved timeline smoothness in the Editor
  • bug fixed: screen recording panel incorrectly displayed for variable DPI
  • bug fixed: VBR-encoded MP3 files incorrectly imported

To benefit from the latest improvements and bug fixes, we suggest that you replace the current with the beta version from the following link:
https://screentovideo.com/beta/svsetup3311.exe
After reinstalling ScreenToVideo, you will lose the project history, but not the projects themselves.

April 05, 2023 – Version 2023 (Build 3.2)

  • added new shapes/masks in the editor
  • added ripple delete for single and multiple objects
  • added timeline multiple selection using the mouse
  • updated the “Paste properties” form
  • automatically scale DPI for the camera preview window
  • improved the timeline horizontal zoom
  • improved the interface for variable DPI
  • bug fixed: “Delete Selection” incorrectly disabled
  • bug fixed: “Split All” incorrectly disabled

To benefit from the latest improvements and bug fixes, we suggest that you replace the current with the beta version from the following link:
https://screentovideo.com/beta/svsetup3311.exe
After reinstalling ScreenToVideo, you will lose the project history, but not the projects themselves.

February 02, 2023 – Version 2023 (Build 3.1)

  • added recording with any display orientation
  • added the square mask for the webcam in the video recorder
  • added custom outlines for captions
  • added text-to-speech for captions
  • added the square mask for many objects into the editor
  • added new effects: Emboss, Vignette, and Sepia
  • updated Google Text-To-Speech voices, including Neural2 voices
  • bug fixed: magnify/radial blur effect is drawing incorrectly when resizing the image/video

October 14, 2022 – Version 2022 (Build 3.6)

  • enable/disable hotkeys when recording
  • center the playhead from the interface
  • added the hexadecimal color picker
  • added support for importing and exporting files larger than 4 GB
  • improved the cursor capture accuracy for variable DPI
  • improved the quality of imported GIFs with various keyframe sizes
  • bug fixed: the project name contains illegal characters
  • bug fixed: importing AVI files in ARGB format (with transparency)
  • bug fixed: exporting files longer than 50 minutes with changed video speed
  • bug fixed: showing the wrong email address

June 28, 2022 – Version 2022 (Build 3.5)

  • added support for the DirectShow webcam format
  • added support for the i420 webcam format (DirectShow and Media Foundation)
  • integrated variables in text areas (e.g. time elapsed/remaining)
  • added animated hand drawings on media objects

May 19, 2022 – Version 2022 (Build 3.4)

  • added advanced camera settings to improve the video quality
  • added upload to Google Drive to share videos directly
  • updated Google Text-To-Speech voices
  • improved microphone recording flow in the editor

April 5, 2022 – Version 2022 (Build 3.3)

  • added ‘Alignment’ button on Screen Recorder Window
  • added more freedom for zooming out the timeline
  • added option to change the registered license
  • added option to extend the trial for another 15 days
  • added property ‘Reflection’ for images and videos
  • added option to save the reversed video with a customized playback speed
  • added option to save the video followed by the reversed video with customized playback speeds
  • save automatically the project’s track height
  • improved timeline smoothness in the Editor
  • bug fixed: slow application response after clicking the stop button in the Editor
  • bug fixed: corrupted audio generated by Google Text-to-Speech on computers with non-English “Language for non-Unicode programs”
  • bug fixed: sound playing issues when the video/audio is longer than 35 minutes
  • bug fixed: project exporting issues for videos longer than 35 minutes

February 21, 2022 – Version 2022 (Build 3.2)

  • added support for the UYVY webcam format
  • added multiple capture methods for recording DirectX windows
  • added customized playback speed in the editor
  • added customized media speed for audio and video objects
  • added auto-update button in the interface
  • improved the quality of imported web and mkv files
  • improved “Split & Freeze” and “Text-to-Speech” tools
  • improved audio recorder

January 18, 2022 – Version 2022 (Build 3.1)

  • quick record to animated WebP format up to 30 frames per second (required VP9 Video Extensions)
  • take screenshots in WebP File Format
  • adjust microphone volume in the recording setting
  • mute/unmute your microphone while recording via hotkey or mouse
  • import WebM file (VP8/VP9, Opus encoders)
  • export frames as WebP file format
  • normalize audio perceived loudness per object
  • export audio objects to file (mp3,wav, or m4a)
  • export projects as animated WebP files
  • export project to wav or mp3 file (audio only)
  • normalize audio perceived loudness at export

November 12, 2021 – Version 2021 (Build 3.12)

  • quick record to animated GIF up to 30 frames per second
  • take screenshots in High Efficiency Image File Format (required HEIF Image Extensions)
  • import WebP short animation (required VP9 Video Extensions)
  • support two new image extensions: WebP (.webp) and High Efficiency Image File Format (.heif)
  • support for animated gif with alpha transparency
  • import screenshots with one click
  • added new borders and sketches
  • timeline selection: edit/play/export/delete/ripple delete
  • added progress bar to the exported video
  • export frame in High Efficiency Image File Format
  • export project to m4a (audio only)
  • export video with variable frame rate to reduce the file size
  • added quality and optimization options when exporting to animated and/or transparent GIF
  • improved audio recorder
  • solved update notification bug

October 19, 2021 – Version 2021 (Build 3.11)

  • import Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) images
  • create, import, and export closed captions
  • display keystrokes automatically with the Keystroke object
  • export Text-To-Speech generated audio files (.wav, .m4a, .mp3)
  • copy & paste selected properties

September 16, 2021 – Version 2021 (Build 3.10)

  • added support for recording a remote desktop connection
  • added adjustments for the exported playback speed
  • added support for .mkv files (H264 video encoder and AAC audio encoder)
  • added the option to change the temporary disk folder for better storage management
  • enhanced the drawing experience with hotkeys
  • improved the audio objects handling in the timeline
  • fixed Surface Pro camera recording
  • fixed timeline interface for 4k display

June 17, 2021 – Version 2021 (Build 3.9)

  • record webcam with virtual background (green screen required)
  • added two extra cursor effects in the video recorder
  • added the option to stop a video recording after a preset time
  • added button shortcuts for trimming and deleting
  • added button shortcut to focus on the playhead
  • extended the timeline zoom out up to 25 minutes in Full HD
  • improved user experience by showing/hiding confirmation messages

May 17, 2021 – Version 2021 (Build 3.8)

  • added support for Speech Synthesis Markup Language
  • added compatibility with virtual cameras
  • processing multiple video cards
  • processing long .avi files (longer than 10 minutes)
  • updated the list of Google TTS voices
  • extended the Google TTS accents and diacritical marks
  • improved preview experience for videos over 30 fps
  • bug fixed: application freezing on exit after repeated video previews

April 6, 2021 – Version 2021 (Build 3.7)

  • added support for the NV12 webcam format
  • extended the zoom out of the timeline
  • added the timing option: move and extend the time frame
  • bug fixed: select the correct screen when having access to multiple monitors
  • bug fixed: application close error after recording the second display

March 25, 2021 – Version 2021 (Build 3.6)

  • added support for USB webcams with multiple output streams
  • added the option to take an extra webcam snapshot
  • added hardware acceleration when recording the screen and webcam
  • added object trimming (front/end to playhead)
  • added project trimming (front/end to playhead)
  • added the ‘Timeline Tools’ button to easily access the timeline menu
  • added skipping to the next/previous object
  • added skipping to the front/end of the object
  • improved screen recording frame rate on slower computers
  • bug fixed: not importing/playing audio files with 48 kHz sample rate in Windows 7
  • bug fixed: the objects created after the Split All operation were in the wrong Z-order

February 25, 2021 – Version 2021 (Build 3.5)

  • added support for importing mp4 encoded in HEVC format
  • added option to create a new project from a video file
  • improved screen recording quality
  • higher¬† capture rate on slower computers
  • improved exported video quality

February 3, 2021 – Version 2021 (Build 3.3)

  • screen recording: record to .mp4 video
  • screen recording: sketch while recording
  • editor: separate audio and video option
  • redesigned the screen capture window
  • fixed minor bugs

December 1, 2020 – Version 2020 (Build 3.32)

  • screen recording: added the video capture mode
  • screen recording: added multiple quality options
  • webcam recording: added multiple quality options
  • redesigned the screen capture window
  • redesigned the intro panel to provide more project details
  • added support for saving and opening big files
  • fixed minor bugs

September 14, 2020 – Version 2020 (Build 3.31)

  • added the ‘Resize Application’ screen recorder option to fill the capture area
  • added the text property for an image, video, and screen recording
  • zooming out option is included in the Zoom & Pan property
  • added new shapes, masks, and sketch animations
  • properties can be displayed in groups (grouped properties)
  • added helper lines for the timeline
  • placement can be changed from the keyboard

August 18, 2020 – Version 2020 (Build 3.30)

  • added show/hide property on objects
  • added multi-selection with cut/copy/paste/move/align
  • added in/out “flip” transition on objects
  • added “flip” video transition
  • added object alignment from menu or right panel
  • added 3D rotations on all axis
  • added new options for the zoom area object: shadow, border, 3D transform, in/out transitions
  • extended options for canvas and timeline menu
  • user interface improvements
  • fixed minor bugs

July 6, 2020 – Version 2020 (Build 3.29)

  • added close button for the active project
  • user interface improvements
  • fixed minor bugs

June 9, 2020 – Version 2020 (Build 3.28)

  • added tab controllers for each project
  • user interface improvements
  • decreased loading time for editing components

April 29, 2020 – Version 2020 (Build 3.22)

  • added interactivity property for objects
  • added video actions on the timeline
  • added new properties to the sketch animation: loop, revert, and pause
  • added live chat support
  • added intro panel with how-to links
  • added split&freeze option
  • optimized MP4 video for better performance and streaming
  • bugs fixed for Windows 7 (service pack 1, media foundation, missing encoders)

March 30, 2020 – Version 2020 (Build 3.11)

  • added optional embedding in HTML Video player
  • added compatibility with all browsers (including mobile devices)
  • added multiple actions at the beginning and end of each video

February 11, 2020 – Version 2020 (Build 3.1)

  • added undo/redo operations
  • added video transitions: Dissolve, Swirl
  • added video effect: Grayscale

December 1, 2019 – Version 2020 (Build 2.21)

  • added animations
  • added video transitions: Reveal, Wipe, Slide, Radial Blur, Spin Blur
  • added H265 support
  • added video effects: Fisheye Lens

October 1, 2019 – Version 2020 (Build 1.25)

  • added Text-to-Speech
  • added voice recorder
  • added crop, trim and split recordings
  • added video effects: Radial Blur, Spin Blur, Swirl
  • added video transitions: Circle Open, Circle Close, Rectangle Open, Rectangle Close, Pixelate
  • added zoom and pan

August 1, 2019 – Version 2020 (Build 1.10)

  • added texts
  • added sketch animations
  • added video effects: Gaussian Blur, Directional Blur, Pixelate.
  • added zoom area
  • added chroma key effect (green screen)

July 1, 2019 – Version 2020 (Build 1.0)

Features:

  • record the screen, webcam, microphone, system sound
  • add shapes, images, videos
  • export to .mp4 and .wmv