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
    35793 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
  • Picasa

    3.9.141.259

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone

    Manage, edit and share your photos with ease

    7
    13525 votes
    • PROS: Handles everything from importing to sharing your photos, Interesting range of effects, Add tags to organise your photos, Additional features like the ability to create movies, montages, and screensavers, Online sharing features
    • CONS: Facial recognition still limited
  • Aurora 3D Animation Maker

    16.01.07

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    3D Graphics software for Presentations

    6
    822 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
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Windows
    iPhone

    Create stunning cinematic presentations on your Mac

    6
    246 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
  • Picasa

    for Mac 3.9.141

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Picasa for Mac: Google's answer to iPhoto

    7
    441 votes
    • PROS: Handles everything from importing to sharing your photos, Interesting range of effects, Add tags to organise your photos, Additional features like the ability to create movies, montages, and screensavers, Online sharing features
    • CONS: Facial recognition still limited
  • 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
    44 votes
    • Vegas Movie Studio

      15

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Video editing software for beginners

      6
      176 votes
      • PROS: Simple to use and easy to understand, Visually sync your soundtrack to your movie, Enhance images and add special effects, Create your own original soundtrack
      • CONS: Professionals and paid amateurs will require more complex software, Creating soundtracks with the music maker is very labour intensive
    • Photo Wonder

      3.6.7

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      The ability to create fun pictures at your fingertips

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

      2.0e

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free Software for Video Editors

      6
      211 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
    • WOW Slider

      1.7

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Create a customizable photo slideshows in two clicks

      6
      167 votes
      • PROS: Easy to use, Several templates and transition effects included, No plug-ins required
      • CONS: No built-in publishing platform
    • Extra Photo to Video Converter Free

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Easily create photo slideshows to share your memories

      7
      351 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
    • MPEG Video Wizard DVD

      5.0

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Easy video editor with loads of special effects

      7
      71 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
    • Picture Collage Maker

      3.3.6.

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Make photo collages in three easy steps

      7
      316 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
    • Shape Collage

      3.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Create beautiful photo collages in two clicks

      6
      286 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
    • The video Editor

      8.12.15

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

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

      8
      16 votes
      • Serif CraftArtist Compact

        1.0.5

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Create amazing craft projects with this free version of Craft Artist, the award-winning scrapbooking software.

        6
        6 votes
        • Sqirlz Morph

          2.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Create morphing effects with this easty to use tool

          7
          109 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
        • Sothink Photo Album Maker

          2.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Create awesome Flash photo albums in a few clicks

          7
          57 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
        • Manga Studio Debut

          4.2.2

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Mac
          Windows

          Bring your Manga characters to life!

          6
          131 votes
          • PROS: Excellent selection of drawing tools, Can add effects, speech bubbles, color, etc, Can create own graphics, scan or import files
          • CONS: Initmidating for beginners, Limited help and tutorials, Windows style interface
        • Amara Photo Animation Software

          3.0

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Bring your photos to life

          7
          178 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
        Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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        13.9.141.259135257.5Windows, iPhone
        2Windows Vista 2.6357936.9Windows
        3for Mac 3.9.1414416.8Mac
        43516.7Windows
        516.01.078226.1Windows
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