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New editor of animation

  • PicturesToExe 9 includes a brand-new editor of animation with improved design and new great features
  • Timeline panel can show all keyframes for selected objects on multiple tracks
  • You can simultaneously add changes to multiple objects in the Properties Tab
  • Added multi-selection of keyframes. You can move or delete selected keyframes, and add changes in the Animation tab

New animation parameters

  • Each group of parameters (Pan, Zoom, Rotate, Opacity, etc) can be assigned or excluded from a keyframe. You can uncheck a group of parameters to exclude it from the animation
  • Added Modifiers for animation of objects. A modifier can simplify creation of a complex animation
  • Improved work with speeds of objects (Linear, Smooth, Accelerate, Decelerate, and custom). Speed parameters are now part of Modifiers
  • Added a new kind of animation – Framing. It allows you to create a zoom in a frame. See Animation tab

New Color filters

  • Adjust brightness, contrast, levels, saturation, lightness, and hue for images and videos
  • Mix several colors filters together to get the required visual effect
  • Change color filters dynamically at keyframes
  • Colors filters do not affect the performance, because PicturesToExe uses hardware acceleration

Improved Masks

  • New structure of a Mask container: Mask Stencil and Mask Content
  • Ability to use any object (including Text and Rectangle objects) in a Mask Stencil.
  • New option Convert to Alpha image for an object in a Mask Stencil allows you to mix mask objects with additive effect. If you untick this option, mask layer can create a negative effect to hide objects in a Mask content

Color management

  • Added support of color profiles in JPEG and PNG images
  • Color management also for Rectangles, Borders, Shadows and Texts
  • PicturesToExe now supports output for Adobe RGB displays and output for displays with custom color profiles. Color management works in PicturesToExe in the full-screen preview and in executable files. See Preferences > System
  • Color management does not affect the performance because PicturesToExe uses hardware acceleration

Improved Video Output

  • UltraHD 4K video output up to 3840 x 2160
  • Improved visual quality of video
  • File size is reduced to 20-50% with same visual quality
  • Video encoding works faster
  • Added HTML5 video output

Improved Transition Effects

  • New built-in transition effects
  • Creation of custom transition effects is improved
  • Custom transition effects now can be stored in the global storage or in a project
  • Custom transition can include several variants (directions)
  • Added “Splitter for background objects” for use in custom transition effects

Improved Slide Styles

  • Author of a new slide style can add his name and commentary  
  • New built-in slide styles. New beautiful slide styles for wedding photographers

Improved performance

  • Smoother animation of large images, especially on slow computers
  • PicturesToExe opens a project 30% faster
  • New Objects and animation editor works faster with heavy projects

Other enhancements

  • New Find Missing Files window. Ability to find and recover broken links to files of a project
  • Added export of all soundtrack to a single MP3 or WAV file
  • New Welcome demo and Sample project