Zoner Photo Studio X Updates

If you run into any trouble while using your software, please, as your first step, make certain that you are using the latest build of the program. You can always find your build number by visiting Help | About... in the menu. However, Zoner Photo Studio X updates should install automatically.

The latest Zoner Photo Studio X version installer is available from the Zoner Account - follow this guide.

In light of the constant development of Zoner Photo Studio X, we are phasing out the support and development of older versions. For details, visit our page with the timeline of changes.

 

ZPS X - information on updates

What’s New in Build 324

June 22, 2021

  • Create – Canvas Prints – new formats added: 20 x 15 cm (8" x 6") and 20 x 20 cm (8" x 8")
  • Create – fixed problem with dragging large numbers of items from the filmstrip
  • Editor – Morphing Mesh – fixed problem when shifting mesh endpoints
  • Other bugfixes and minor enhancements

What’s New in Build 320

May 31, 2021

  • This update fixes various problems

What’s New in Build 319

May 7, 2021

  • Develop – fixed problem with mask display for tools in Mask Only mode
  • Create – Export – fixed problem with output quality for large images
  • Create – Photo book – fixed problem with changing text colors during layout changes
  • Create – Collage – fixed problem with framing of freely placed images
  • Viewer – fixed preview quality problem for JPEG images
  • Other bugfixes and minor enhancements

What’s New in Build 317

April 26, 2021

  • Manager – Preview – fixed occasional crashes when displaying multiple selected files
  • Manager – Share – fixed problem with Share function not working immediately after user login
  • Create – Collage – fixed problem with shifting pictures frontward/backward when changing layouts
  • Other bugfixes and minor enhancements

What’s New in Build 315

April 9, 2021

  • Develop – fixed a problem with choosing settings in Choose Adjustments to Copy
  • Create – fixed a problem with the cursor when entering text
  • Create – Postcards – fixed a problem with choosing a font
  • Create – Collage – fixed a problem with rotating images in Fit mode
  • Create – Collage – fixed problem with breaking collage layout into objects
  • Manager – Preview – fixed problem with displaying certain TIFF images with transparency

What’s New in Build 314

March 19, 2021

  • Catalog – fixed problem with the indexing of Zoner Photo Cloud
  • Editor – fixed problem with color profiles for the ZPS format
  • Create – Video – fixed problem with changing video playback speed
  • Fixed problem with a crash when loading certain RW2 files
  • Fixed problem with the display of blowout and color profiles
  • Other bugfixes and minor enhancements

What’s New in Build 313

March 16, 2021

  • Editor – fixed problem with the Fill With Surroundings feature
  • Manager – fixed problem with slow searching during indexing
  • Other bugfixes and minor enhancements

What’s New in Build 311

March 9, 2021


What’s New in Build 286

December 2, 2020

  • This update fixes various problems

What’s New in Build 283

November 23, 2020

  • Export – fixed problem with blurriness in pictures that had edits from Develop and cropping
  • Filters – Denoise – fixed crash on certain PC configurations
  • Formats – fixed problem with opening certain pictures in the HEIF format
  • Create – Collage – fixed problem with framing free-floating (unanchored) pictures
  • Create – Photo book – fixed problem with text on a book’s spine

What’s New in Build 279

November 4, 2020

  • Create – Canvas Print – added new formats: 20 x 30 cm and 60 x 90 cm
  • Create – Canvas Print – improved export to PDF
  • Create – fixed problems when working with styles
  • Manager – fixed problem during scanning to the PDF format
  • Develop – fixed problem with the loading of certain Filter Brushes
  • Other minor enhancements and fixes

What’s New in Build 277

October 6, 2020

  • Develop – fixed problem with artifacts surrounding blowout in certain RAWs that have an assigned DCP profile
  • Editor – fixed problem with the bit depth of pictures that have adjustments from Develop
  • Editor – fixed problem with slowdown in Quick Edits
  • Manager – fixed problem with loading certain TIFF images
  • Manager – fixed problem with scanning to the HEIF format
  • Create – fixed problem with loading older calendar projects
  • Preferences – Catalog – fixed problem with the “Preload Previews for Offline Use” feature.
  • Other minor enhancements and fixes

What’s New in Build 276

September 23, 2020

  • Create – fixed problem with saving images without EXIF metadata
  • Create – Collage – fixed problem with breaking collage layout into objects
  • Develop – fixed problem with exporting Annotations
  • Develop – fixed problem with negative radius for Vignetting
  • Export – fixed problem with export to HEIF format for pictures with small dimensions

What’s New in Build 274

September 18, 2020

  • Navigator – fixed a problem with dragging keywords
  • Develop – fixed a problem when changing the Polarization setting with Noise Reduction active
  • Editor – Quick Edits – fixed a problem involving a difference between preview appearance and the function’s actual effect
  • Create – fixed a problem with changes to already added pictures

What’s New in Build 273

September 16, 2020

  • Fixed a problem with displaying warnings about uploading data when exiting ZPS after launching the Viewer
  • Manager – fixed a problem with deleting files on Windows 7

What’s New in Build 272

September 15, 2020

  • Develop – Gradient Filter, Radial Filter, and Filter Brush – expanded to include Color Shift and Curve settings
  • Develop – Presets – configurable preset intensity
  • Variants – multiple versions of Develop edits for a single photo
  • Develop – improvements to Tone Curve; new Luma curve
  • Develop – blue-dot indicator on tools already used
  • Develop – automatic line straightening
  • Create – New options for photo products
  • Create – Shopping Cart for orders of multiple products
  • Other minor enhancements and fixes
  • Complete overview of the new features: Autumn 2020 Update

What’s New in Build 262

August 21, 2020

  • Develop – Retouching tools – fixed a problem with retouching after using Align Horizon
  • Develop – fixed a problem with DCP profiles and white balancing
  • Manager – fixed a problem with photo groups
  • Manager – Sort Pictures – fixed a problem with adjustments from Develop
  • Filters – Specific Crop – fixed a problem with applying this function to multiple pictures
  • Other minor fixes and improvements

What’s New in Build 254

July 7, 2020

  • Develop – Color Shift – fixed problem that was causing mask shifting
  • Create – Calendars – fixed problem with removing pictures
  • Manager – Search – fixed problem with accent marks in file names
  • Other – fixed problem with generation of “GPUCache” folder on Windows Desktop
  • Other minor fixes and improvements

What’s New in Build 250

June 2, 2020

  • Create – Video – fixed problem causing occasional crashes during work with long videos
  • Editor – fixed problem with Quick Edits on mask layers
  • Editor – fixed problem with the Apply Mask function
  • Import – fixed problem with importing from network paths
  • Manager – Zonerama – fixed problem with displaying of uploaded photos on Zonerama
  • Manager – fixed problem with transparency retention during conversion of ZPS files to PNG
  • Other minor fixes and improvements

What’s New in Build 246

May 6, 2020

  • Editor – fixed problem with crashes when using Liquefy – Facial Features
  • Editor – fixed problem that was breaking the Gradient tool
  • Create – Contact Sheets – fixed problem with text-box editing

What’s New in Build 245

May 5, 2020

  • Create – redesigned work with photo books
  • Create – automatic saving of projects, including an editing history
  • Create – better-organized project listing; project renaming and duplication
  • Other minor enhancements and error fixes
  • Complete overview of the new features: The 2020 Spring Special Update

What’s New in Build 239

April 8, 2020

  • Fixed problem that was causing crashes when accessing certain HDP and JXR files
  • Fixed problem causing black thumbnail backgrounds for transparent PNG images
  • Other fixes to minor problems

What’s New in Build 232

March 25, 2020

  • This update fixes various problems

What’s New in Build 228

March 6, 2020

  • Manager – fixed a problem with deleting files
  • Manager – Synchronize folders – fixed functionality
  • Other minor features and improvements

What’s New in Build 225

March 3, 2020

  • Develop – Color Shift – completely reworked; added Advanced Mode
  • Develop – Split Toning – new tool for quickly toning a a picture – overall, or in lights and shadows separately
  • Develop – Quick Preview – new option for setting preview quality to speed up editing
  • Develop – Anonymize – new feature for automatic license plate automatic detection
  • Catalog – various optimizations for faster work with files and faster thumbnailing
  • Other minor enhancements and error fixes
  • Complete overview of the new features: 2020 Spring Update

What’s New in Build 204

January 22, 2020

  • Manager – Multi-page Documents – fixed a problem that had been breaking integration for Ghostscript 9.28 and higher
  • Create – Export to PDF – Fixed problem with saving PDF file descriptions
  • Zonerama – fixed a problem that had been causing a server communication error
  • Video – fixed a problem concerning video files with a shifted audio track
  • Video – improved compatibility with certain video file formats
  • Manager – Filter – fixed a problem with changing the filter settings

What’s New in Build 198

December 12, 2019

  • Import – fixed a problem that caused occasional crashes when closing the Import tab
  • Maps – Track Log – fixed a problem with shifting times for certain types of track logs
  • Manager – Quick Search – Fixed error that had occurred when showing the map for choosing GPS coordinates
  • Create – Postcards – fixed a problem with sending postcards
  • Create – Photo Books – Fixed a problem with the controls for text settings in newly created text boxes

What’s New in Build 195

November 14, 2019

  • Develop, Editor – fixed a problem with the displaying of popup windows (Presets and Adjustments) when the program window was minimized
  • Batch filter – fixed a problem with showing/hiding individual filters
  • Manager – increased speed when moving thumbnails in the Browser
  • Manager – Generate Lists – fixed problem with truncated texts in the generated file
  • Create – Photobook – fixed problem with missing images during export
  • Single-photo printing – fixed problem with grayscale photo printing

What’s New in Build 193

October 23, 2019

  • Create – Photobook – fixed an occasional problem where not all pictures were being exported
  • Create – Canvas Print – fixed problem with the updating of prints’ prices on the Order button
  • Create – Collage – fixed a problem with low maximum text size
  • Create – Collage – fixed a problem with white lines between images and with inside-frame transparency
  • Editor – fixed crash when using the Copy Merged Image command
  • Develop – fixed a problem with compression quality when saving destructively to the HEIF format
  • Develop – fixed a problem with sorting edited files by their date of last changes
  • Export – fixed a problem that was causing misrotated previews to be generated from RAW files
  • Zoner Photo Cloud – fixed a problem with the copying of RAW + JPEG files
  • Manager – fixed a problem that was causing thumbnail display slowdowns

What’s New in Build 189

October 9, 2019

  • Editor – Quick Edits – fixed problem with confirming edits using the Enter key
  • Editor – fixed problem with transferring a picture through the Clipboard between pictures with differing color depths
  • Develop – added support for the HEIF format
  • Develop – fixed broken “Sharpen - Portrait” preset
  • Export – fixed problem with writing the DPI value into the exported file
  • Formats – AI – fixed problem with loading thumbnails from certain AI files
  • Formats – JXR – fixed crash during the loading of JXR files with an ICC profile
  • Formats – TIFF – fixed problem with TIFF files in the CMYK color model or CIELAB color space
  • Zonerama, Zoner Photo Cloud – fixed problems with uploading large files on slow connections

What’s New in Build 188

October 2, 2019

  • Create – Contact Sheets – fixed problem with the {II} (picture order) formatting string
  • Create – fixed problems with multi-line texts
  • Export – fixed a problem with the color space in certain pictures

What’s New in Build 187

October 1, 2019

  • Create – Calendars – fixed a problem with transparency and text colors during export
  • Create – Contact Sheets – fixed a problem with the filename of the first photo on a sheet
  • Create – Video – fixed problems with the Side Panel after creating a new video project
  • Manager – fixed problems when rating a large number of files
  • Batch Filter – fixed problem that occurred when removing a filter
  • Preferences – fixed problem where the loading of ZPS settings from a file was not working

What’s New in Build 184

September 24, 2019

  • Solved a problem where the program froze when saving files on computers with 2 GB of RAM
  • Export - fixed a problem that was causing occasional out-of-memory errors during sharpening
  • Develop - fixed a problem with thumbnails during batch file editing
  • Zonerama - fixed a problem with uploading videos under 2 seconds long

What’s New in Build 182

September 19, 2019

  • Develop – fixed problem with artifacts in image previews when using certain settings
  • Export – fixed problem with displaying this dialog on low-resolution monitors
  • Manager – fixed problem with occasional slowdowns during file operations
  • Eliminated occasional crashes on program start when a folder was missing from the Catalog

What’s New in Build 181

September 17, 2019

  • Export – more configurable and finishes faster
  • Catalog – option of 1:1 previews for RAW files
  • Manager – faster photo rating
  • Create – Collage – new template options
  • Create – Calendar – new weekly and desk calendars
  • Develop – Annotations – a new tool for adding text and objects
  • Minor improvements and fixes

What’s New in Build 175

September 3, 2019

  • Fixed problems with transition to a new installer type

What’s New in Build 164

August 20, 2019

  • A transition to a new installer type
  • This update fixes various problems

What’s New in Build 150

May 27, 2019

  • This update fixes various problems

What’s New in Build 147

May 10, 2019

  • This update fixes various problems

What’s New in Build 145

April 26, 2019

  • This update fixes various problems

What’s New in Build 143

April 12, 2019

  • This update fixes various problems

What’s New in Build 141

April 8, 2019

  • This update fixes various problems

What’s New in Build 140

April 3, 2019


What's Fixed in Build 93

January 23, 2019

  • Create – Video – improved support for the MOV and WAV formats
  • Manager – fixed problems when sharing photos over a DLNA Media Server
  • Develop – fixed a problem with gradient width in the Radial Filter
  • Develop – fixed a problem with correcting chromatic aberration using an LCP profile
  • Create – Photo books – fixed problems with changing the page layout and adding text
  • Create – fixed a problem with the filmstrip display that shows the number of photos used

What's Fixed in Build 84

November 6, 2018

  • Create – Video – fixed problem when configuring Pan&Zoom effect
  • Create – Video – fixed problem with sound in MTS files
  • Create – Video – improved compatibility for the MOV format
  • Develop – fixed problem with badly redrawn mask when drawing with the brush
  • Develop – fixed problem when changing settings when noise reduction was turned on
  • Manager – fixed problem with the display of the small map in the Information panel

What's Fixed in Build 83

October 18, 2018

  • Manager – fixed a problem with the small map display in the Information panel
  • Develop – Presets – fixed a problem with the order of exported presets
  • Develop – fixed a problem with white balancing using the eyedropper for pictures with portrait orientation
  • Develop – fixed a problem with the display of pictures shot to portrait orientation in the CR3 format
  • Create – Video – fixed a display problem with the dialog when adding multiple pictures to a track
  • Create – Video – increased the quality of exported videos
  • Zoner Photo Cloud – fixed the behavior of sorting by extension
  • Import – fixed problem with the indexing of imported folders in the Catalog
  • Viewer – fixed problem with multiple monitors – after minimization, the Viewer was always maximizing to the main monitor

What’s New in Build 82

September 11, 2018

  • Create – Video – New tool for multi-track video creation and editing
  • Develop – Improved work with presets – import, export, organizing into folders, favorite presets
  • Zoner Photo Cloud – added ZPC support to Catalog, improved the speed of uploads to ZPC

What's Fixed in Build 74

August 7, 2018

  • Create - fixed problems with a missing font on Windows 7
  • Export - fixed problem with saving to the HEIF format
  • Export - fixed problem with saving to network folders
  • Manager - Navigator - fixed error when dragging RAW files to the keywords list
  • Editor - fixed saving of metadata for photos from Pentax cameras
  • Develop - fixed bad preview ratio for cropped photos stored on Zoner Photo Cloud

What's Fixed in Build 72

July 16, 2018

  • Zoner Photo Cloud - fixed problems in the Develop module on Windows 7
  • Editor - Gradient Filter - fixed problem with mirroring of the effect
  • Manager - OneDrive - fixed deletion of files that are stored online only
  • Develop - fixed problems with camera profile when copying settings
  • Develop - fixed problem with making current settings the default
  • Create - Postcards - fixed problems with entering certain characters in addresses

What’s New in Build 71

June 26, 2018

  • Zoner Photo Cloud
  • Other improvements and fixes

What's Fixed in Build 61

April 6, 2018

  • Develop - fixed crashes and freezes in Develop
  • Manager - fixed bad display when rotating RAW files
  • Filters - Text Overlay - fixed bad display when using watermark
  • Editor - Iron tool - fixed crash when using this tool on grayscale images
  • Manager - Batch Filter - scrollbar was missing from panel when a large number of filters was added

What’s New in Build 60

March 27, 2018

  • Editor – Layer Groups – layers can be organized into groups
  • Editor – Layers – multi-layer selections
  • Editor – new Adjustments and Layer Properties panels
  • Develop – smart previews for faster RAW file loading in the Develop module
  • Develop – new presets, including new auto-enhancement modes
  • Develop – new Camera and Lens section for more convenient work with camera and lens profiles
  • Other improvements and fixes

What's Fixed in Build 51

February 7, 2018

  • Editor - fixed selection tools problems with images that have a 16-bit color depth
  • Develop - fixed bad Filter Brush display in portrait-orientation images
  • Develop - fixed problems with the Polarization setting when multiple images were selected
  • Create - Video - fixed crash during video cropping
  • Create - Collage - fixed text alignment problems
  • Create - added new fonts
  • Other minor fixes and improvements

What's Fixed in Build 49

December 18, 2017

  • HEIF – fixed problems with rotating images in the Browser
  • HEIF – fixed problem where the selected color space was not assigned during export
  • Other minor fixes and improvements

What’s New in Build 48

November 27, 2017

  • Develop – new Smoothing Brush tool – e.g. for smoothing skin
  • Develop – Retouching Brush – new Structure Cloning option
  • Develop and Editor – New Polarization setting for simulating a polarizing filter
  • Editor – source selection for the Cloning and Retouching brushes
  • HEIF – experimental support for the HEIF format
  • Onedrive – Windows 10 – a right-click menu item for thumbnails for managing files’ online/offline status
  • Preview – caching for full-resolution (1:1) previews
  • Create – Photo Books – new templates; more options for working with pictures and text
  • Other improvements and fixes

What's Fixed in Build 40

October 17, 2017

  • Create - added ability to order landscape-orientation calendars
  • Create - Video - fixed bad ratio of sides for certain videos
  • Create - Video - improved video support on Windows 7
  • Editor - Printing - fixed empty printing dialog on certain PCs with Windows 10
  • Other minor improvements and fixes

What's Fixed in Build 39

September 13, 2017

  • Editor - Quick Edits - fixed non-functional white-balance eyedropper
  • Editor - fixed crash when using the Exposure filter in the Batch Filter
  • Create - fixed problem where added images were not being shown after loading a saved project
  • Create - fixed occasional crash when changing formats
  • General - fixed increased processor load when working in ZPS without an internet connection

What’s New in Build 38

September 5, 2017

  • Develop – new non-destructive tools: Retouching Brush and Clone Stamp
  • Editor – Adjustment Layers: new settings-based layers for lossless edits
  • Create – Contact Sheets: a new output type; printing multiple photos with descriptions
  • Create – Video – now besides photos, videos can also be added to your video project
  • Editor – pressure support for graphics tablets
  • Onedrive – support for “online-only” files in Windows 10
  • Other minor improvements and fixes

What's Fixed in Build 30

July 20, 2017

  • Develop - Filter Brush - fixed problems when using Clarity setting
  • Manager - Navigator - fixed problem where new folders were added to Favorites
  • Editor - Fill with Surroundings - fixed crash when selecting over 50% of a picture
  • Create - fixed error when printing on Windows 7
  • Other minor fixes

What's Fixed in Build 29

June 12, 2017

  • Fixed occasional crash when starting or exiting ZPS
  • Fixed non-displying of blowouts on some PC configurations

What’s New in Build 28

June 7, 2017

  • Preview – Support for displaying multiple selected files
  • Develop – Support for editing multiple selected files
  • Develop – Improved Clarity control
  • Create – Classical paper photos can now be ordered
  • Video – video trimming feature
  • Share – support for the Pixbuf service, for managing photo sharing on social networks
  • Other minor improvements and fixes

What's Fixed in Build 22

April 27, 2017

  • Fixed activation of the Zonerama gallery

What's Fixed in Build 21

April 21, 2017

  • Editor - Quick Edits - fixed occasional failure to save last settings used
  • Editor - Quick Edits - fixed occasional malfunctioning of settings changes for lights and shadows
  • Editor - Magic Wand - fixed occasional crash when clicking outside a picture
  • Manager - Information panel - GPS - fixed inability to adjust altitude
  • Manager - Information panel - fixed occasional crash when information was changed for multiple files at once
  • Manager - Preview - fixed non-functioning of F3 (Viewer) key
  • Develop - Filter Brush - fixed non-functioning of color-selection eyedropper
  • Other minor improvements and fixes

What’s New in Build 20

March 21, 2017

  • Develop - new Filter Brush tool
  • Develop - new automatic photo enhancement
  • Editor - new Refine Edge feature available for all selection tools
  • Editor - Quick Edits - faster preview redrawing after changing settings
  • Map - work with tracklogs directly inside the Manager’s Map mode. New map source: OpenStreetMaps
  • Share - new options for Facebook sharing - via Messenger or to a page instead of to a person
  • Manager - Assigning of ratings, labels, and GPS coordinates to multiple files is handled in the background
  • Manager - Navigator - support for OneDrive for Business
  • Manager - Information panel - auto-complete for the Title, Description, Keywords, and GPS Location items
  • Manager - Quick Search - new option to specifically find files that do not have GPS coordinates assigned
  • Manager - the complete disk path to a file can be copied (using the right-click menu for its thumbnail)
  • Editor - new Export to PDF function
  • Minor problem fixes and other small improvements

What's Fixed in Build 14

January 9, 2017

  • Manager - image thumbnails were not showing in certain dialogs and wizards (e.g. Panorama and Batch Filter)
  • Manager - Information panel - text in Author and Copyright fields could not be edited
  • Manager - Information panel - was not possible to enter special characters using the Alt+number shortcuts
  • Create - export to the GIF format was not working

What's Fixed in Build 13

December 19, 2016

  • Editor - Canvas and Borders - adding a border did not expand the canvas to make room for the border
  • Editor - for certain tools (e.g. the Paintbrush) the last color used was not being retained
  • Editor - Morphing Mesh and Deform - in certain cases image transparency problems occurred when these were used on a picture
  • Develop - Gradient Filter and Radial Filter - confirmation buttons were not visible on low-resolution monitors
  • Other minor fixes

What’s New in Build 11

December 5, 2016

  • Editor - Layer effects, including copying/pasting of effects among layers
  • Editor - Place Shape and Place Line features
  • Editor - Morphing Mesh and Deform tools
  • Editor - New Dodge and Burn brushes
  • Editor - New Gradient drawing tool - for adding linear, radial, and angular color gradients
  • Editor - Layers - Thumbnails in the layer list for layers and their masks
  • Editor - Layers - Layer masks can be displayed in several modes
  • Editor - Layers - Layers can be converted to masks and vice-versa
  • Editor - Layers - Easier selection of black and white brushes when drawing on a mask
  • Editor - Layers - Quicker mass showing/hiding of layers (Ctrl+click on the icon for layer visibility)
  • Editor - Layers - Place Colored Layer - A quick way to add a new layer filled with one color
  • Editor - Automatic naming of text layers by their text
  • Develop - New Radial Filter tool
  • Develop - Noise removal - Advanced settings added
  • Develop - Sharpening - New Smart Sharpen method
  • Develop - Vignetting - New Exposure method
  • Filters - Sharpen - New Smart Sharpen method - better handling of a picture’s contours
  • Filters - Blur - New Smart Blurring method - doesn’t blur contours in a picture
  • Create - Postcards - creating and sending physical postcards from the Create module
  • Minor problem fixes and other small improvements

What's Fixed in Build 7

November 7, 2016

  • Navigator - Fixed problem where new keywords could not be added
  • Develop - Fixed broken HDR settings
  • Share - Fixed broken Twitter sharing
  • Create - Calendars - Fixed error that was occurring when saving a custom calendar format
  • Create - Collage - Fixed problem where selected photos were not used
  • Create - Video - Fixed problem where buttons for adding pictures to the timeline were not active when switching into this function
  • Filters - Soft light - Fixed crash at certain bit depths
  • Editor - Crop - Fixed crash when rotating picture
  • Editor - Toolbar - Fixed non-displaying of tooltips for selection tools

What's Fixed in Build 5

October 6, 2016

  • Manager - Fixed indexing of GPS locations