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
    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
  • VideoPad Video Editor

    6.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    VideoPad Free Video Editor and Movie Maker

    6
    3378 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Works with many multimedia formats, Includes a few video effects
    • CONS: Too simple for more advanced users, Only three transition effects
  • Pinnacle Studio

    18.5

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Easy home video creation

    7
    987 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
  • RealPlayer

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Mac
    Palm OS

    A media player with a lot of limitations

    7
    34 votes
    • PROS: Plays music and video, Nice online video search
    • CONS: Limited video playback, Manual media refresh required, Archaic user interface
  • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Free Flash Gallery Maker

      1.8.2.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Make professional flash gallery from photos,video clips and music using transition effects,funny cliparts and rich templates

      9
      75 votes
      • 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
      • 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
        6 votes
        • 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
        • 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
        • Ashampoo Slideshow Studio HD 4

          4.0.7

          License
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          Platform
          Windows

          An easy way to create a slideshow

          7
          49 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
        • Movie Story

          4.5.0

          License
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          Platform
          Windows

          Create photo and video DVD slideshows

          7
          59 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
        • Open Video Joiner

          3.2

          License
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          Platform
          Windows

          Join videos in a couple of clicks

          2
          1 vote
          • 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
        • Quick Slide Show

          2.27

          License
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          Platform
          Windows

          Transform your photo collections into slideshows

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          • PROS: Lots of transition effects, Plenty of options for tweaking the appearance
          • CONS: Interface is poorly designed
        • 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
          • ThunderSoft Flash Gallery Creator

            1.9.1

            License
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            Platform
            Windows

            A professional web photo gallery creator.

            7
            16 votes
            • Videos on TV Deluxe

              2008 Deluxe

              License
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              Platform
              Windows

              Create your own video slideshows for PC, DVD and mobile devices

              7
              40 votes
              • PROS: Easy to use, includes a wizard, Can import video from several sources, Features loads of special effects, filters and transition effects
              • CONS: Requires quite a powerful machine
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