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
    35952 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

    6.21

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    VideoPad Free Video Editor and Movie Maker

    6
    8030 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Works with many multimedia formats, Includes a few video effects
    • CONS: Too simple for more advanced users
  • Pinnacle Studio

    18.5

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Easy home video creation

    6
    3680 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
    5 votes
    • WOW Slider

      1.7

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Create a customizable photo slideshows in two clicks

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

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Easily create photo slideshows to share your memories

      7
      354 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
      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
    • Photo Flash Maker

      Free Version 5.57

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Create Flash slideshows with your favorite pictures

      6
      115 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
      • 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
      • 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
      • Red Dead Redemption Screensaver

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Official screensaver with images of the new game from Rockstar

        7
        139 votes
        • PROS: Easy to install, Features funny quotes, Nice transition effects
        • CONS: No configuration settings
      • 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
      • 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
      • Movie Story

        4.5.0

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Create photo and video DVD slideshows

        7
        79 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
      • 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
      • Jonas Brothers Screensaver

        1.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        The chart-topping siblings come to your desktop

        10
        9 votes
        • PROS: Wide range of images, Cool transition effects
        • CONS: Resolution a bit too low in some of the images
      • Net Profile Switch

        5.2

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Windows
        Web Apps
        Android
        iPhone

        Create profiles for multiple networks

        9
        3 votes
        • PROS: Takes the stress out of network switching, Easy to configure different profiles
        • CONS: No instructions on how to configure DNS and SMTP
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