Honeycam version history - 2021

v4.02 Dec 29, 2021

  • Bug fixes
  • - fixed crashes when capturing full screen to the half or 1/4 size using advanced screen capture (DXGI). - fixed that the progress was not updated when exporting - fixed that a progress does not appear when doing undo process that takes long time.

v4.01 Dec 23, 2021

  • Changed the settings for memory usage.

v4.0 Dec 22, 2021

  • New feature: Collage

  • You can make a collage easily by just dragging and dropping videos or GIFs. Show the help page
  • GIF/WebP or video files can be inserted into the Insert tab directly.
  • You can insert multiple video files to play and edit them at the same time.
  • Added an option for fitting the image to the window size in the Edit tab.
  • Added support for loading MKV files. (Windows 8 or higher)
  • A New Filter Effect: Monotone
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements

v3.50 Dec 17, 2021

  • Patch for v3.49: screen recording not using DXGI can produce some transparent pixels randomly.

v3.49 Dec 16, 2021

  • Fixed bugs that the advanced screen capture using DXGI was not working properly in some situations.
  • What's DXGI? Please check here.
  • Added an option that shows the Recording window on startup.
  • Fixed vulnerabilities issues in JPEG format

v3.48 Nov 29, 2021

  • Fixed bugs that animations are played a bit slow on the Edit tab.
  • Fixed the bug that could cause the program crash when saving as APNG.
  • Fixed the bug that the default language is not working properly when the translated language is not supported.

v3.47 Nov 8, 2021

  • Added a new feature: Bandizip Color Compress
  • Make extra small files when saving as WEBP, MP4, WEBM, and AVIF. (5 to 20% smaller) Specifically, it works well for converting GIFs into WebP, MP4, or WebM files. (In some rare cases, however, the saved file size may increase within 2-5% compared to the previous version when the quality(Q) value is greater than 70.)
  • Fixed bugs that artificial blocks or lines occasionally appear when saving as WebP.
  • - In the previous versions, there was a problem that the change in the dark area of the image could not be reflected correctly, and this has been fixed.
    - With the image quality value(Q) is about 50-60, you can create animated WebPs with sufficient quality.
    Image quality value(Q: 30) (Top: previous versions, Bottom: v3.47)

v3.46 Oct 25, 2021

  • Fixed bugs that artificial blocks or lines occasionally appear when saving as WebP.
  • Improved the image quality when the image quality (Q) option is low. (However, for some videos, the size of the generated WebP file can be increased compared to that of previous versions.)
    Previous versions (Quality: 50)
    v3.46 (Quality: 50)

  • Fixed the bug that the Resize dialog doesn't show up after the width or height value is set to 0.

v3.45 Sep 15, 2021

  • Added support for versatile mp4 formats.
  • Fixed the bug that the programe could crash when canceling immediately while loading some videos.
  • Fixed the bug that the selected range is not loaded precisely in the Video Range Selection dialog.
  • The progress will be shown in milli(1/1000) second scale when the range is selected.
  • Bug fixes that the Space hotkey is not working in the Video Range Selection dialog.

v3.44 Aug 11, 2021

  • Bug fixes for abnormal crashes when some animation image files are opened.
  • Bug fixes for WebP smart decision algorithm for saving as lossy or lossless.
  • Program launching speed has been improved.

v3.43 July 26, 2021

  • Bug fixes for abnormal crashes when an AVI file is selected on the Import tab.
  • Please use the Edit button or just drop files in order to open GIF/WebP or video files.
  • Bug fixes for not popping up the Video Range Selection dialog when you drop a file onto the frame list in the Edit tab

v3.42 July 26, 2021

  • Added an option for using the video range selection dialog. (Settings > Edit)
  • You can specify the range to load for WebM when opening.
  • Added support for loading some MOV files.
  • Able to open MP4 files in XAVC format.
  • Fixed the bug that the progress bar was not updated correctly after selecting the video range.
  • Added some user-friendly features for the Cut Frames dialog.
  • A new language support for Vietnamese.

v3.41 July 6, 2021

  • When opening a video, if the file size is large, a range selection dialog box will be shown.

  • You can change the file size setting in Settings(F5) -> Edit.
  • More video file formats(AVI, WMV, ASF) are supported for loading.
  • Just drag and drop a video file to open.
  • Loading speed has been improved for video files videos.

v3.40 June 22, 2021

  • You can open/save AVIF image files.

  • Added UI for the option [WebP compatibility with iPhone] on the Save Window.
  • You can check the difference of the file size between enabling the option and not.

  • Added some user-friendly features for Resize/Rotate/Flip Dialog.
  • A function has been added to memorize the position of the window and save the settings.
  • Added an option for setting the default crop area. (Settings > Edit)

  • Bug fixes for the text input dialog on the [Insert Tab] when inserting text with "update text on-the-fly" option turned off.
  • Added an option for arrow key acceleration for moving "REC" window. (Settings > Recording)
  • You can edit the size preset of recording window.

  • You can use hot key(0~9) to set size of the cropper to the preset size.
  • Bug fixes for [Set crop position and size dialog]
  • You can merge selected frames in the frame list on the [Edit Tab].(Hotkey: Ctrl+Q)

  • Add a pop-up menu to make selected frame 10% faster/slower.
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements

v3.39 June 2, 2021

  • Fixed the bug that lines or characters were crushed when saving with the option to reduce the size of the image was specified to 49% or less.
  • Fixed the bug that occasionally crashes when choosing the option for reducing frames in the Save window.
  • Bug fixes for mishandling images with an alpha channel when resizing images.

v3.38 May 31, 2021

  • Added an WebP option for iPhone compatible.(Settings > WebP)
  • You can make animated WebP images displayed properly on iPhones. However, The file size of WebP could increase.(See more on the help page )
  • Fixed the bug that the image quality goes down when resizing images smaller after the update v3.37.
  • Added an option for remembering the crop area.
  • Fixed the bug that the button for Video Summarization didn't work.
  • Bug fixes for Ctrl+C & Ctrl+V is not working for the selected frames on the Edit Tab.
  • Bug fixes for saved mp4 files are upside down once turning on resize option.
  • fixed the bug for not opening some MP4 files encoded with AVC codec.

v3.37(0.1) May 27, 2021

  • Quick-fix for an abnormal crash after updating.
  • please update Honeycam into this version if a crash occurs.

v3.37 May 26, 2021

  • Processing speed for Resize has been greatly improved.
  • You can embed a progress bar onto images when saving.
  • New Filter Effects ( ASCII art, Print effect ) has added.
  • Denoise filter has added.
  • fixed the bug that user watermarks are not shown properly.
  • Filter effects are ordered by frequency of use.
  • Added an option for remembering the position of the save window that pops up after recording
  • Added an option for Export JPG Quality (Settings > Edit)
  • You can paste(Hotkey: Ctrl+V) an image from the Clipboard on the start screen.
  • fixed the bug for not opening MP4 files encoded in qt codec.
  • Added acceleration for arrow keys when using the image cropper on the [Crop tab].
  • You can also use the arrow keys to change the size of the crop tool while holding down the Shift key.

v3.36(0.1) Apr 27, 2021

  • Updated so that the program shows an error message when it can't load the skin files.
  • In case of an abnormal crash after updating into v3.36, please uninstall Honeycam completely and then install Honeycam again.

v3.36 Apr 26, 2021

  • Added a new feature, Zoom Animation that shows an animation of zooming some part of images.
  • (See more on the help page)
  • fixed the bug that the crop area gets smaller when it collides with the boundaries.
  • fixed the bug that a thin line is added into each border of images when resizing images
  • Added an option to ignore arrow keys to hold the position of the Recording Window while recording
  • (Settings > Recording)
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements

v3.35 Mar 19, 2021

  • Add a new feature to skip the quantization used for saving as GIF when the quality is set to 100.

  • You can maintain the quality of original images without increasing the file size You can find more detailed information in the help page.
  • Fixed for an intermittent crash on some PCs while rotating or resizing images.
  • Fixed for an intermittent crash on some PCs after cropping or applying effects on images.
  • fixed the bug that pops up the message box saying "Internal error occurred!" when you cancel processing images.
  • Minor bug fixes and stability improvements

v3.34 Mar 10, 2021

  • Bug fixes for playing slower in the Edit Tab when the zoom mode is not one of 50%, 100% or 200%
  • Bug fixes for not working properly on flipping horizontally or vertically in the Resize/Rotate Dialog

v3.33 Mar 8, 2021

  • Added the new feature for adding user's own photo frames and saving settings
  • Added the new feature for exporting all settings (Settings > Advanced)
  • Bug fixes for the WebP file size is abnormally increased when you save after resizing image bigger
  • Zoom range has been widen from 10% to 400% (but, might be played slower in case the zoom ratio is not one of 50%, 100%, 200%)
  • Speed up the processing of applying filter effects, drawing, photoframe, etc
  • Bug fixes that the number of total frames is limited under 10,000
  • Easier to set the size and position of cropper
  • Bug fixes for not showing the mouse cursor correctly when drag & drop is not possible
  • A couple of features limited to the Pro Edition are open to Free edition users
  • Minor bug fixes and stability improvements

v3.32 Jan 13, 2021

  • You can select multiple filters to apply on images on the Effect Tab.
  • A new feature for saving and loading filter settings on Effect Tab
  • A new feature on crop tab that trim boundary transparent areas automactically
  • Hotkeys for remembering(restoring) the current position on Record Tab have been changed to Ctrl+Shift+G, Ctrl+G
  • You can use FPS to change the frame time of images
  • Bug fixes for abnormal crashes when saving extremely big images (wider than 9000 pixels in width)
  • You can input filter values by typing
  • Bug fixes for mispositioning the first frame when loading mulitple images by drag & drop
  • Bug fixes for being unable to import WebM into asset folder in Unity
  • Minor bug fixes and stability improvements