Download Transition Effects - Best Software & Apps

  • Windows Movie Maker

    Windows Vista 2.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The easiest way to create photo presentations

    7
    35701 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
  • VideoPad Video Editor

    6.10

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    6
    7946 votes
    • Pinnacle Studio

      18.5

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Easy home video creation

      6
      3669 votes
      • PROS: Sample project included, Very easy to use, Good audio/transition effects, Creates HD videos
      • CONS: Long installation, Very resource-heavy, Interface isn't very attractive
    • Happy Photo Viewer

      1.0

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

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

      10
      4 votes
      • RealPlayer

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        Mac
        Palm OS

        A media player with a lot of limitations

        6
        68 votes
        • PROS: Plays music and video, Nice online video search
        • CONS: Limited video playback, Manual media refresh required, Archaic user interface
      • 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
        350 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
      • Sothink Photo Album Maker

        2.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Create awesome Flash photo albums in a few clicks

        7
        56 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
      • Photo Flash Maker

        Free Version 5.57

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Create Flash slideshows with your favorite pictures

        6
        113 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
      • Free Slideshow Maker

        8.8.4

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Turn your photos and other still images to vivid slideshow with music and transition effects.

        6
        7 votes
        • Movie Story

          4.5.0

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Create photo and video DVD slideshows

          7
          78 votes
          • PROS: Nice design, Easy enough for beginners, Includes templates and transition effects, Exports to a variety of formats
          • CONS: Strange behavior in some functions
        • Extra Photo SlideShow Free

          6.26

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Create custom photo slideshows the easy way

          7
          79 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
        • Ashampoo Slideshow Studio HD 4

          4.0.7

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          An easy way to create a slideshow

          7
          214 votes
          • PROS: Intuitive and very easy to use, Slideshows can be created in only a few minutes, Includes many transition effects, Exports to various formats
          • CONS: The quality of the theme designs, logos, subtitles and music effects, don't fulfill expectations
        • Red Dead Redemption Screensaver

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Mac

          Official screensaver with images of the new game from Rockstar

          7
          134 votes
          • PROS: Easy to install, Features funny quotes, Nice transition effects
          • CONS: No configuration settings
        • Open Video Joiner

          3.2

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Join videos in a couple of clicks

          3
          13 votes
          • PROS: Accepts many source formats, Features a wide array of transition effects, Built-in preview player
          • CONS: Only saves in AVI, Interface needs a redesign
        • SkyAlbum Photo Gallery Builder

          1.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Create eye-catching Flash presentations with your photos

          5
          2 votes
          • 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
        • ThunderSoft Flash Gallery Creator

          1.9.1

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          A professional web photo gallery creator.

          7
          15 votes
          • Slider WD

            1.0.41

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Slider WD is a great tool for creating responsive sliders with various transition effects.

            10
            1 vote
            • Quick Slide Show

              2.27

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Transform your photo collections into slideshows

              6
              26 votes
              • PROS: Lots of transition effects, Plenty of options for tweaking the appearance
              • CONS: Interface is poorly designed
            • Rhinoceros Screensaver

              1.0

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Amaze yourself with some wonderful rhino images

              7
              2 votes
              • PROS: High-quality, close-up images, Lots of customisation options, A number of interesting transition effects
              • CONS: Sadly, it won't stop them becoming extinct
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