Download Background Effects - Best Software & Apps

  • CyberLink YouCam

    7.3.0.0.1006

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Spice up webcam chats, presentations, and more

    7
    2368 votes
    • PROS: Support for HD video and augmented reality, Works with most major messenger clients, Great background scenery effects, Expandable with downloadable effects, Includes surveillance and security tools
    • CONS: Effects sometimes look very superimposed, Installation takes a while, Photo apps only mainly useful on tablets
  • PIP Camera

    3.4.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Pictures inside pictures? Now that's art!

    8
    92 votes
    • PROS: Highly original frame effects , Artistic filters included, Sharing on social networks , Changing the background and the foreground shape, Free expandable library
    • CONS: Making small changes to frames
  • VideoSpin

    2.0.0.669

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Mix videos, photos and music in a snap

    7
    932 votes
    • PROS: Nice, easy-to-use interface design, Support for popular formats, Allows you to use videos, photos, sound effects and background music
    • CONS: Not as advanced as other video editors
  • MorphVOX Mac

    1.2.4

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    Platform
    Mac

    Digitally Change your Voice

    4
    101 votes
    • PROS: Change your voice with a variety of filters, Add background sounds and special effects for great audio clips, Available for Mac OS and Windows PC,
    • CONS: Not a free program you must purchase a license in order to use this software,
  • Picture Collage Maker

    3.3.6.

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    Platform
    Windows

    Make photo collages in three easy steps

    6
    185 votes
    • PROS: Wizard tool to create collages in few clicks, Dozens of shadow effects and background themes
    • CONS: Printing on multiple sheets option not available
  • WhiteCap

    5.3.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Morphing wire-frame visualizer for media players

    7
    52 votes
    • PROS: Wide choice of effects, background, waves, Customizability
    • CONS: Free version is limited
  • Happy Photo Viewer

    1.0

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    Platform
    Windows

    A photo player with 256 transition effects and your preferred background music

    10
    3 votes
    • Photo Blur Effect - Hide Face or Any Object with Blurred Background

      1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      iPhone

      Blurring on images is very useful for generating background effects and shadows.

      10
      1 vote
      • Lightsaber Unleashed

        2.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        iPhone

        See if the force is with you in a battle of good versus evil

        10
        2 votes
        • PROS: Great, bright graphics, Fun sound effects and background music
        • CONS: No real gameplay or objectives
      • picplz

        2.4.3

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        Take photos, add effects, share online!

        10
        5 votes
        • PROS: Add cool effects to your pictures, Simultaneously share online to multiple services, Uploads quickly in the background
        • CONS: No D-pad/trackball shutter mode, No option to import from SD card, No 'save for later' feature
      • SkyAlbum Photo Gallery Builder

        1.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Create eye-catching Flash presentations with your photos

        0
        1 vote
        • PROS: Very easy to use, Includes loads of ready-made templates, Support for transition effects and background music
        • CONS: Template preview doesn't work well
      • YoWindow

        RC7 4

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac
        Windows
        iPhone

        An original weather forecast app with real time effects

        10
        1 vote
        • PROS: Original, attractive animated interface, Displays lots of information, You can use your own photos as background
        • CONS: Only one landcape image as background, No scrolling in location selection menu
      • Solo - Selfie Video Camera with Stunning Effects

        1.0.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        iPhone

        Millions of users worldwide are sharing cool selfie videos! Distinguish your selfie from everything else! Add cool effect on your image and another effect to the background.

        0
        1 vote
        • Around the World: London

          1.0

          License
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          Platform
          Windows

          Have the Big Ben as your screensaver

          7
          1 vote
          • PROS: Nice view from London, Includes background music and sound effects, Displays different times of the day and weather conditions
          • CONS: Real photos would look nicer, Animation is not real at all
        Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
        #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
        13.4.4927.6Android, iPhone
        22.0.0.6699326.8Windows
        37.3.0.0.100623686.8Windows
        43.3.6.1856Windows
        51.2.41013.5Mac