Honeycam - Version history

v3.23 Oct 19, 2020

  • Fixed a bug that inserting images/videos into the frame list didn't work properly
  • Fixed a bug that the toolbar for recording didn't respond properly when it's maximized
  • Added a new feature to run as an administrator

v3.21 Oct 16, 2020

  • You can easily record top of the screen
  • Became easier to move the window when the window size is small
  • Bug fixes for showing incorrectly user watermarks and Honeycam logo when resizing in Save Tab
  • Bug fixes for asking Update while recording or doing other jobs
  • Bug fixes for allowing drag & drop when it has to be not allowed
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements
  • You can easily fit the window size to the target to record.

v3.20 Oct 8, 2020

  • Color picker is available when drawing(Toggle Hotkey: G)

  • Bug fixes for images/MP4 file drag & drop
  • Bug fixes for [Add images to the last]
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements

v3.19 Sep 29, 2020

  • Improved WebP saving speed up to 70%
  • When saving as WebP, file size is smaller than the previous version by up to 10%
  • You can open multiple images or MP4 by drag and drop from File Explorer
  • You can insert multiple images or MP4 into the frame list by drag and drop from File Explorer
  • Improved user convenience for [File Manager Tab]
  • WebP library is updated into 1.1.0
  • [Open output folder] Hotkey changed from F2 to F3, and [Rename this file] from F3 to F2
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements

v3.18 Sep 15, 2020

  • New feature: Video summary(You can make a summary GIF/WebP from a short video)

  • bug fixes for saving APNG
  • PNG export speed bug fixed
  • Honeycam.org Logo will be inserted when exporting(Free edition)
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements

v3.17 Sep 10, 2020

  • Able to read/write APNG
  • Added a new feature to delete similar frames
  • [Save Dialog] Bug fixes for image quality problem going bad abruptly when quality is changed from 80 to 79 on some images.
  • [Cut Frame] dialog is resizable now
  • [Recording] You can save recording window position by Ctrl+Shift+1,2,3,4 (Press Ctrl+1,2,3,4 when using saved positions)
  • [Photoframe] Rugged boundary bugs when making circular/round corners have been fixed
  • [WebP Save] NO comment option has been added.
  • PNG library is updated into 1.6.37
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements

v3.16 Aug 26, 2020

  • Speed improvements when the program starts
  • Bug fixes for [Preview File Size] in Save dialog
  • Speed improvements for displaying images on zoom 1.5x
  • Add option for [Don't ask when saving GIF with 50+ FPS]
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements

v3.13 Aug 19, 2020

  • Added [Cut frames dialog] (easier to edit frames)

  • Bug fixes for not showing images on save dialog
  • EULA(End User License Agreement) has been updated
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements

v3.12 Aug 11, 2020

  • Bug fixes for crashing when turning into effects tab or save dialog
  • Speeds up showing images at zoom 0.75x and 1.5x(but still a bit slower at 1.5x than at 2x)
  • Ghost lines removed when cropping images at zoom 1.5x, 2x

v3.11 Aug 7, 2020

  • Bug fixes for crashing when reloading UI skins
  • Bug fixes for image cropping
  • Bug fixes for drawing a rectangle border when applying photo frame effects
  • Bug fixes for wrong mouse cursor when cropping and applying box blur

v3.10 Aug 6, 2020

  • Added Zoom 75%, 150%
  • Able to zoom in/out on Save dialog(Ctrl + mouse wheel)
  • Added Option for [Don't Ask when closing recodings without saving]
  • Became easier to control filter options
  • Added the feature for showing position and size of texts/stickers/images
  • Bug fixes for previewing in the Save dialog
  • Bug fixes for controlling frames per sec in the Save dialog when saving selected frames
  • Bug fixes for not saving color curve settings

v3.08 Jul 30, 2020

  • Can reduce the output file size as much as you want by reducing image size and frames per sec
  • Frame delay can be shortened under 0.02 sec
  • Bug fixes for editing texts
  • Can change the size of watermark images
  • Bug fixes for chromakey filter
  • Fade In effects in transition have been added.

v3.07 Jul 7, 2020

  • Drop Frames: Can drop every nth frame
  • Drop Frames: Can drop every even/odd/nth frame on selected frames
  • The decision algorithm for deciding Webp lossy or lossless has improved
  • When making new images with a transparent background, the new images are easily distinguishable now.
  • New photo frame effect: able to use a user-selected image as a background

  • Can change background color when cropping
  • Bug fixes for critical crashes

v3.05 Jun 18, 2020

  • Improved convenience for cropping(add an option for limiting image area, selecting crop area size and specifying directly)

  • Zoom in/out using the mouse wheel with Ctrl key pressed
  • Bug fix for stickers and images sometimes on the wrong position when inserting and applying them.
  • Zoom function available when inserting texts/stickers
  • Can insert speech bubbles without text
  • Can change alpha value of shadow
  • Speed improvements of Insert tab
  • New animation effects(Coming in/out from/to left, right, top, bottom)
  • Added a new function to create a new images/video with an empty background
  • Other bugs fixes

v3.04 Jun 5, 2020

  • Bug fixes on appearing a black thin boundary when inserting texts, stickers, images
  • Bug fixes on appearing a black thin boundary when applying some photo frame effects (heart, CD, etc)

v3.03 Jun 2, 2020

  • Bug fixes on responding slower than v2.12 when moving main window & switching main tabs
  • Bug fixes on inserting texts

v3.02 May 27, 2020

  • Bug fix on photo frame effects of round corners
  • Convenience improvements for editing texts

v3.01 May 27, 2020

  • Bug fixes on not working properly when importing images

v3.0 May 25, 2020 See more

  • Whole new features for editing(text/sticker/chat bubble/image insertion and editing)
  • Text/sticker/chat bubble/image animation
  • Photo frame effects
  • Recording mouse cursor highlight and click effect
  • Zoom in/out when cropping and image editing(50%, 200%)
  • Show progress and be able to cancel in the middle while cropping, filtering and applying effects
  • New filter effects( Bloom filter, Color curve filter, Chromakey filter)
  • Provide help on YouTube
  • Stability improvements and bug fixes

v2.12 Oct 2, 2019

  • New feature importing TIFF files
  • Improved program reliability
  • Fixed bug in watermark output
  • Fixed bug in font settings
  • Fixed bug in changing window size
  • Fixed bug in recording full screen
  • Fixed bug in loading some Animated PNG files
  • Updated multi-language files

v2.11 Nov 28, 2018

  • Stability improvements and bug fixes related to Drawing feature

v2.10 Nov 23, 2018

  • Stability improvements and bug fixes related to Drawing feature

v2.09 Nov 15, 2018

  • New: Insert text and draw
  • Stability improvements and bug fixes

v2.08 Oct 31, 2018

  • Improved: File preview speed in the Management tab
  • Improved: File preview speed in the Save dialog box
  • Stability improvements and bug fixes

v2.07 Sep 30, 2018

  • Fixed: Did not convert color of WebM format correctly
  • Stability improvements

v2.06 Sep 17, 2018

  • New: Use disk swap when memory is low
  • New: Show current file size while saving GIF
  • Improved: Reduce WebP size by using the inter-frame redundant removal
  • Improved: Program stability
  • Overall memory overuse optimization
  • Several minor bugs fixed

v2.05 Aug 17, 2018

  • New: Feature to reduce the size of GIF files by removing similar pixels between each frame
  • New: You can drag an image larger than the editing window
  • New: You can change the background color in the crop window
  • Improved: UI processing speed
  • Fixed: Crashes when lack of memory occurred
  • Several minor bugs fixed

v2.04 May 5, 2018

  • New: Overlapped Transition
  • New: "Remember current settings" checkbox on filter UI
  • New: Scrollbar on filter UI
  • New: Animation Looping setting on WebP settings dialog box
  • New: Danish support
  • New: Crosshair on cropping UI
  • Fixed: Changing the alpha value of Image watermark is not worked correctly if a 32bpp image is not used
  • Several minor bugs fixed

v2.03 Oct 24, 2017

  • Improved: Added image rotation / flip
  • Improved: Added full-screen recording
  • Improved: Improved file naming rules
  • Improved: Added an option to save GIF comment or not
  • Fixed: Crashes when recording due to lack of memory
  • Several minor bugs fixed

v2.02 Jun 23, 2017

  • Many language files are updated
  • Minor bugs fixed

v2.01 March 23, 2017

  • Minor bugs fixed

v2.0 March 20, 2017

  • Improved GIF saving speed
  • Added support for the MP4 format
  • Added support for VP9 codec of WebM
  • Preview the image quality and file size
  • Additional file Manage tab
  • Additional Magnifier
  • Improved WebP format
  • No longer supports Windows XP
  • Minor bugs are fixed

v1.04 10/10/2016

  • Some GIF files played slowly if they were set to over 50 FPS in Honeycam.
  • Minor bugs are fixed

v1.03 12/29/2015

  • Honeycam is now able to resize the recording window using Ctrl + Mouse Wheel.
  • Improved the DPI-Aware compatibility when using multiple monitors.
  • Added the Arabic and Czech language files. Many thanks to محمد عبد العزيز and باندی سافت.
  • Bug fixed - Honeycam had a minor bug with the Animation WebP format.

v1.02 07/06/2015

  • Added the Slovak language file by PEPEK, PEŠISOFT SK.
  • Bug fixed - the final frames of the animated images' quality was poor when saving as WebP.
  • Minor bugs are fixed

v1.01 05/11/2015

  • Added the Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Chinese Simplified, Dutch, Farsi, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovenian and Turkish language files.
    - Many thanks to Armin Ajkunić, URIEL, YanJun Sun, Matko Barišić, Henny, باندی سافت, lechti64, Zuzu_Typ, Zityi, Styb, Perez71, João Nunes, Matrix, Jadran Rudec and yasalprogram.
  • Minor bugs are fixed

v1.0 Beta 43 04/09/2015

  • Added a feature to display a screen in progress while saving a file
  • Added a feature to change the file name rules in the Advanced options
  • Added an option to remember the location of Record window / Edit window
  • Added a feature to upload a saved GIF file to a free image upload service (Imgur/Gfycat)
  • Improved security by using SSL when checking a version and updating
  • Changed to allow the set-up of negative numbers for text watermark margins
  • Minor bugs are fixed

v1.0 Beta 41 03/30/2015

  • Added a playback slider on the Edit window
  • Added a playback feature on the Cutting window
  • Added a "tilting" option to the text input feature
  • Added and changed several editing shortcuts to R/T/C/E
  • Added a feature to remember the current location and to restore it
  • Added a feature to "open a saved file with a Web browser / Honeyview" after saving a file
  • Added a feature to copy and paste to the clipboard when an image is right-clicked in the Edit window
  • Restored a feature to "remember current location" that was removed
  • Changed the default FPS from 10 to 15
  • Fixed a bug wherein frame time was not restored when the restore feature is used after using a feature to reduce the number of frames
  • Fixed a problem that causes screen cracks to appear while saving a file as GIF if there are very slight changes in motion
  • Fixed an occasional problem wherein a file is not visible in a Windows browser after being created
  • Fixed a bug that combines the same images into one image when importing images

v1.0 Beta 40 03/20/2015

  • Added the undo fea
  • Added a feature to blur out an area
  • Added the Advanced Settings tab in Settings
  • Added a feature to move/copy to the front/back after selecting a frame
  • Added a feature that allows direct quality settings from the file saving dialog
  • Changed the name from Out of Focus to Iris Blur
  • Improved to record with greater accuracy for time
  • Fixed a bug wherein some Korean fonts were not visible when selecting fonts
  • Fixed a bug that saved a broken image file when an image with an alpha channel is loaded
  • Fixed a bug wherein the Edit window playback and Save window playback were slightly slower

v1.0 Beta 39 03/12/2015

  • Added a feature to move a recording window when the mouse is moved while the Ctrl+Alt keys are pressed
  • Added a feature to make an image translucent while dragging a cross from an effect window
  • Added a feature to save frames by right clicking on the mouse from a frame list
  • Unified methods for the quality settings of image formats
  • Changed the method for creating watermarks
  • Removed the feature that supports BPG format
  • Improved the internal authentication method

v1.0 Beta 36 02/16/2015

  • Added a user-customized FPS feature
  • Added the "screen transition effect" feature
  • Added a preview feature when adjusting the size
  • Added the out focus / clear / miniature filters
  • Added a feature to move to a vignette filter area
  • Added a feature to adjust the brightness and contrast
  • Added various filters, such as "soft focusing," to an imaging effect
  • Improved a feature to preview from the Edit window during watermark set-up
  • Improved the internal canvas processing method
  • Improved the soft-focus filter
  • Added a feature to cut (crop)
  • Fixed a license authentication problem that occurred from several PCs
  • Fixed a bug wherein the black screen is being displayed when the flash effect is used

v1.0 Beta 30 01/22/2015

  • Added a feature to move to the first frame if the down arrow key is pressed from the last frame on a list and a set-up option was also added
  • Added a feature to set up the memory size to be used for editing and a feature to display memory usage on the Edit tab
  • Added a feature to the pop-up frame time set-up dialog when it is double-clicked from a frame list
  • Added a feature to save the current data and a restoring feature
  • Added a pop-up menu on the Edit tab
  • Added a feature to save as BPG
  • Added a shortcut for pause
  • Added a feature to pause while recording
  • Added a feature to combine a number of animation files
  • Added a feature to set up the maximum recording time
  • Slightly improved the quality when saving as WebP format
  • Greatly improved the speed greatly because of multi-core support when saving as WebP format
  • Improved design (continued)
  • Assigned a Ctrl+R shortcut to "Adjusting size"

v1.0 Beta 25 12/31/2014

  • Added a feature to set up the WebM quality
  • Added a notification message for license purchase
  • Added a feature that supports the bmp format from the Load Images feature
  • Improved the process to delete a created file if it was canceled while saving
  • Improved to display a memory insufficient message if the memory is not enough
  • Improved the file saving window
  • Improved the file saving screen
  • Improved the screen for loading an image file
  • Provided a feature to change the file name from the file saving screen
  • Changed the Always on Top settings to be applied only for the Record tab
  • Fixed a bug that saved a file as lossless when it is saved as WebP from Beta 23

v1.0 Beta 17 11/20/2014

  • Added a feature that displays a check box on a button when logos or text are inserted
  • Added a dithering option for less problems while capturing dark images
  • Added a feature to reduce the number of frames
  • Added a feature to load still images
  • Changed the GIF default dithering speed

v1.0 Beta 15 10/23/2014

  • Added a feature to save as WebM format
  • Added a feature to load an animated WebP image that was saved
  • Added a feature to open an animation file from the command line parameter
  • Added a feature that displays the video information
  • Added a feature to hide an area on the right side
  • Added a feature to set up the GIF/WEBP quality
  • Added a Space key as shortcuts for Play/Stop
  • Added a feature to save as lossless WebP
  • Improved the yo-yo feature
  • Improved the method for displaying the number of frames on Edit window
  • Changed to display an image in the middle of a canvas window
  • Reduced the size of the top area of the Capture window

v1.0 Beta 13 09/26/2014

  • Added "Reverse, 10% faster/slower" features on the Edit tab
  • Added a feature that changes the size of captured images
  • Added the size indicator message feature after saving
  • Added the feature to switch tabs with Ctrl+Tab keys
  • Added the feature for inserting text on an image
  • Added the feature to remember the last tab used
  • Added the feature to open a previous GIF file
  • Added a feature to set up the time per frame
  • Added a feature to insert a logo on an image
  • Added the feature to view two times faster
  • Added the yo-yo effect feature
  • Improved the capture window UI
  • Improved the Edit window UI
  • Improved to reduce a GIF’s file size without quality deterioration while images are partially updated
  • Greatly reduced the GIF file size without quality deterioration by improving the file-saving method
  • Combined the Record window UI with the main window
  • Rearranged the buttons on the Record window
  • Changed the recording time limit to 30 seconds
  • Changed ms to sec as the time unit
  • Changed the license policy
  • Renewed the interface

v1.0 Beta 4 07/30/2014

  • Add a simple editing feature
  • Added the canceling feature while saving a file
  • Added the feature that reduces the size of a GIF file as current data is not saved if the frames are the same as the previous frames
  • Improved the GIF saving speed by parallelizing the threads
  • Improved the timer to make it more accurate
  • Included a 64-bit binary in a package
  • Support for WebP format recording

v1.0 Beta 1 07/26/2014

  • Initial release