Download Effects To Create - Best Software & Apps

  • Windows Movie Maker

    Windows Vista 2.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The easiest way to create photo presentations

    7
    20589 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Works with images and videos, Includes many video and transition effects, Exports to several formats
    • CONS: Too simple for advanced users
  • Aurora 3D Animation Maker

    16.01.07

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    3D Graphics software for Presentations

    6
    775 votes
    • PROS: Quickly and easily create 3D animations for movie introductions presentations or websites, Templates and pre-loaded effects mean you don't have to be an animator to make cool animations, easy to use,
    • CONS: There is a free trial but the software itself is not free,
  • Keynote

    6.5

    License
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    Platform
    Mac
    Windows
    iPhone

    Create stunning cinematic presentations on your Mac

    6
    226 votes
    • PROS: Creates cinema-like presentations easily, Supports dragging and dropping of components, Allows some amazing animation effects, Lots of Apple themes, Much improved iOS integration
    • CONS: Less suited to business presentations than PowerPoint, Some stability issues syncing with iOS 8
  • Photo Wonder

    3.6.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    The ability to create fun pictures at your fingertips

    8
    25 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Packed with effects, stickers, frames, Share on various social networks, Integrated camera filters
    • CONS: Easy to miss some options
  • WOW Slider

    1.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Create a customizable photo slideshows in two clicks

    7
    140 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Several templates and transition effects included, No plug-ins required
    • CONS: No built-in publishing platform
  • Wax

    2.0e

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Software for Video Editors

    6
    117 votes
    • PROS: Supports a wide range of formats, Easy to use, Can be used to create special effects,
    • CONS: The appearance is rather old fashioned, Not available on all operating systems,
  • Extra Photo to Video Converter Free

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Easily create photo slideshows to share your memories

    7
    206 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Many transition effects to choose from, Support for text overlays
    • CONS: Basic, straightforward tool, Sometimes it slows down a lot
  • Shape Collage

    3.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Create beautiful photo collages in two clicks

    7
    112 votes
    • PROS: Very fast, You can create collages in any shape, Includes configuration settings, Saves to PSD (Photoshop)
    • CONS: You can't preview the actual collage until you save it
  • Serif DrawPlus Starter Edition

    2.0.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Use DrawPlus Starter Edition to create attractive vector artwork for the home, school and office

    5
    52 votes
    • Sqirlz Morph

      2.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Create morphing effects with this easty to use tool

      6
      42 votes
      • PROS: Easy to use interface, Saves in AVI, SWF and GIF, Can create morphed images and videos
      • CONS: Takes time to achieve great looking results
    • PhotoFilmStrip

      1.4.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Create a video with your photos

      7
      79 votes
      • PROS: Very easy to use, Support for HD video, Lets you insert text captions and apply some basic effects
      • CONS: No extra options at all
    • Sothink Photo Album Maker

      2.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Create awesome Flash photo albums in a few clicks

      6
      43 votes
      • PROS: Dead simple to use, no technical skills required, Support for all popular image formats, Includes basic tools to edit photos, Includes a dozen themes and more than 120 transition effects, Save to SWF or standalone EXE
      • CONS: Text snippets don't look very nice on the screen
    • 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
    • Amara Photo Animation Software

      3.0

      License
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      Platform
      Windows

      Bring your photos to life

      6
      229 votes
      • PROS: Range of cool effects controlled via key points , Creates very professional-looking effects, Create 360º effects
      • CONS: User interface is not as easy as it should be
    • The video Editor

      8.12.15

      License
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      Platform
      Windows

      Web-based video editor with over 60 animation effects to create MP4, AVI, MOV etc.

      8
      16 votes
      • MPEG Video Wizard DVD

        5.0

        License
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        Platform
        Windows

        Easy video editor with loads of special effects

        7
        42 votes
        • PROS: Easy to use, Classic video editor structure, Includes title editor, Includes a bunch of special filters and effects, Helps you create a DVD with DVD menu templates
        • CONS: Interface could be improved
      • Manga Studio Debut

        4.2.2

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        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Bring your manga characters to life!

        6
        94 votes
        • PROS: Excellent selection of drawing tools, Can add effects, speech bubbles, color, etc, Can create own graphics, scan or import files
        • CONS: Hard to know where to start , Using the program is not always intuitive
      • Extra Photo SlideShow Free

        6.26

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Create custom photo slideshows the easy way

        6
        47 votes
        • PROS: Very easy to use, Lets you preview the slideshow, Includes dozens of transition effects, Can export to several formats
        • CONS: Opens up a webpage after creating a slideshow
      • Photo Flash Maker

        Free Version 5.57

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Create Flash slideshows with your favorite pictures

        7
        33 votes
        • PROS: Very easy to use, no tech skills required, Many themes and transition effects, Several ways to export and share your slideshow
        • CONS: No audio and video syncing, No slideshow preview
      • WinMorph

        3.01

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Create image morphing and warping effects

        6
        24 votes
        • PROS: Enables you to create both warping and morphing effect, Support for many formats
        • CONS: Confusing interface, Not as intuitive as other similar tools
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