Download Special Effects - Best Software & Apps

  • Photoscape

    3.7

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    Platform
    Windows

    An amazing free photo editor with lots of extra tools

    8
    13412 votes
    • PROS: Amazing free application, Lots of special effects and filters, Many extra tools to work with your photos
    • CONS: Nothing so far
  • Adobe Photoshop Fix

    1.0.466

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    Professional and Intuitive Photoshop Tool for Mobile Phones

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    • PROS: Many new special effects for users to enjoy., This application still maintains the traditional 'feel' of Adobe Photoshop.,
    • CONS: This software may cause older operating systems to run slower due to its file size., Some features such as a histogram display and a white-balance correction are not available within this version.,
  • ManyCam

    5.5

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    Platform
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    Mac

    Add fun special effects to your webcam

    7
    2293 votes
    • PROS: Lots of fun effects, Everything from backgrounds to accessories, More free effects on the developer site
    • CONS: Effects are poorly positioned, Resizing images often results in a black screen,
  • Portable Windows Movie Maker

    6.1

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    Platform
    Windows

    Standalone easy-to-use video editor

    7
    125 votes
    • PROS: Great for beginners in video editing, Includes many effects and special filters, Includes a title and credits tool, Can export to various formats
    • CONS: Too basic for more advanced users
  • Photo Booth for Windows 7

    1.0

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    Platform
    Windows

    Take photos with your webcam and share them online

    6
    1411 votes
    • PROS: More than 12 special effects for your webcam, No installation required, Works with all webcams, Lets you share photos on Facebook and Twitter,
    • CONS: Photo roll is reset every time you run the program, Background effects don't work, It doesn't record video
  • Wax

    2.0e

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    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,
  • 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,
  • Photo Pos Pro

    3.10

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    Windows

    Great graphic editor packed with functions

    7
    329 votes
    • PROS: Great array of editing and drawing tools, Support for layers and special effects, Optimization tools
    • CONS: Not very intuitive interface
  • ArcSoft PhotoStudio

    6.0.0.172

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    Platform
    Windows

    Fix and enhance your photos in different ways

    7
    191 votes
    • PROS: Lots of tools to edit, fix and enhance your photos, Includes great filters and special effects, Support for layers and macros
    • CONS: Not as feature-rich as other graphic editors, Strangely old-fashioned appearance
  • Wedding Album Maker Gold

    2.77

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    Platform
    Windows

    Remember your special day in style

    7
    301 votes
    • PROS: Tons of transitions and effects, Supports Clipart effects, Allows you to print your own CD covers, Guests can view photos on DVD
    • CONS: No indication what size paper you need for printing CD covers
  • DJ Audio Editor

    5.3.0

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    Platform
    Windows

    Simple tool to edit and change your favourite tracks

    7
    144 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use editor, Record audio from various inputs, Good for adding special effects to music
    • CONS: Limited for serious editing tasks
  • StarCraft II: Starter Edition

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    Platform
    Windows

    Download StarCraft 2 for free and start playing

    7
    322 votes
    • PROS: More content than just a demo, High-quality graphics and special effects, Progress and achievements are carried over to the full game, Lets you have a taste of single-player and multi-player games
    • CONS: Lacks lots from the full version
  • PhoXo

    8.2.0

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    Platform
    Windows

    Free, simple photo editor with powerful features

    7
    124 votes
    • PROS: Supports masks and layers, More than 50 special photo effects, Lots of frames and clipart included, Quick and light on system resources
    • CONS: No documentation included, Baja calidad de algunas herramientas, Materiales todavía escasos
  • WebcamMax

    8.0.0.8

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    Platform
    Windows

    WebcamMax

    7
    274 votes
    • PROS: Lots of special effects for your webcam, Allows you to broadcast Picture in Picture
    • CONS: Adding effects can take up more bandwidth, Effects can look tacky/unrealistic
  • Warblade

    1.34

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    Platform
    Windows

    Shoot-em-up based on the Amiga classic

    7
    188 votes
    • PROS: 100 levels, Special effects and bonuses
    • CONS: Typical space shoot'em up