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Version history for VSDC Free Video Editor

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Changes for v5.8.5 - v6.3.5

  • Hue and saturation curves added as one more tool for advanced color correction.
  • Timeline enhanced: objects can be placed in one layer allowing for cutting, splitting and dragging a group of objects at once, object snapping, syncing audio and video with more convenience.
  • Support of VirtualDub plug-ins enabled: users can add more than 200 filters from the popular open-source library.
  • New export profiles for iOS and Android smartphones added: users of iPhone, Samsung, Xiaomi, Sony and Huawei can choose a special preset for their brand.
  • New hotkeys for the timeline scale:
  • slash = reverting to 100% scale;
  • double click = restoring the previous scale;
  • - +/- = changing the scale.
  • Minor improvements and bug fixes:
  • error on rotating an object of less than 2 pixels fixed;
  • problem with an incorrect project name display on the export stage solved;
  • misplacement of the red and blue channels in the HLS, HLV, Equalize Histogram effects corrected;
  • difference in the output image while editing and exporting after applying Blur and Sharp in the Basic effects removed.

Changes for v5.7.5.667 - v5.7.7.702

  • Operations optimization:
  • Composition modes operations speed increased by 20 times; the Mask tool performance speed doubled.
  • Uploading multiple videos to YouTube, if a project has been split in several files.
  • The Speeding up feature can now make videos faster up to 100х.
  • An option to record the screen at 60 frames per second.
  • New visual and special effects added:
  • Smoke – a special effect that helps create a smoky look of various intensity.
  • Oil Paint – an image filter that helps attach an oil painting look similar to that of the Prisma app.
  • Color twist – an automatic color correction filter based on toning three basic colors.
  • Sepia and Black-and-white – effects turning videos into classic retro movies.
  • Equalize histogram – a quick filter for increasing an image contrast.
  • Solarize and Parabolize – effects that make video image reverse in tone. Dark areas will appear lighter and vice versa.
  • New tools and features:
  • Video stabilization tool – a utility that turns shaky or jittery footage into a more stable video automatically.
  • Counter – an object for inserting a timer that can set any time period from days to seconds or even frames.
  • Instagram export profile– one more profile for social networks to make videos more suitable for uploading to Instagram.
  • Minor improvements and bug fixes:
  • The Inverse effect renamed to ‘Negative’, ‘Inverse’ made a separate effect.
  • New operation modes added to the Colorize, Threshold and Grayscale effects.
  • Instagram-like styles enhanced.
  • Group operations errors fixed.
  • Layer up/down buttons confusion fixed.

Changes for v5.1.2.570 - v5.7.5.667

  • Now VSDC allows for uploading files directly to YouTube as well as has special export profiles for Facebook, Twitter and Vimeo.
  • While uploading their videos to social networks, users often face difficulties in choosing the correct format and other needed parameters as each website can have various requirements for publishing video content. To make working with Facebook, YouTube and other popular social media much easier, new export profiles have been added to VSDC Free Video Editor.
  • Instagram effects
  • Export to YouTube
  • Proceeding to the Web section of the ‘Export project’ tab and clicking the YouTube icon, fans of this video sharing giant will be able to:
  • choose among Low, Standard and High quality profiles;
  • upload a video to YouTube directly without switching windows, logging in their account right in the program
  • Preparing video for Facebook
  • According to our technical support data, the most common problem when exporting a file occurs with finding suitable settings to meet Facebook guidelines. As a result of special testing, one recommended profile has been allocated to this social network.
  • Any more social network profiles?
  • Clicking the Social Net button of the Web section, users are also invited to benefit from two profiles for Twitter and 4 profiles for the Vimeo video sharing service.
  • More opportunities for image compositing operations
  • With new blending modes added, those, who are more tech-savvy and professional in image and video editing, will be able to carry out more compositing operations, i.e. mixing and overlaying colors and textures of different elements and styles.
  • Grain-merge and grain-extract – one of the most popular compositing modes useful for cartographic design
  • Instagram effects
  • Dodge and burn - modify the lightness of the pictures. Dodging makes an image lighter, while burning darkens it (can be compared to burning a negative)
  • Instagram effects
  • Instagram effects
  • Divide – can be used to brighten images or remove color tints.

Changes for v5.0.1 - v5.1.2

  • Enhanced text editing:
  • support for all common letter types and fonts, various character encoding
  • more flexible text introduction – users can enter a text right on the editor’s stage in an automatically adjustable block
  • ability to set properties for each character separately
  • H265/HEVC hardware acceleration
  • Interface localization into Spanish

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