What are the best software for making visual effects?

  1. #1
    Written on March 30, 2017
    Surabhi Jhadav
    "Blender helps your creativity come alive. What does it do? It does whatever you need it too, and then of course it helps you find new ideas and ways of doing even more. It edits, creates 3D, helps with VR, helps create games, and create new drawings and pictures, that is just some of it. Go exploring and don't forget to take your imagination with you."
  2. #2
    Autodesk Flame

    Windows , Mac

    $500 - Monthly. Free trial available.

    Written on September 13, 2017
    Yu Gu
    "Autodesk Flame is an advanced 3D visual effects software. There is a free trail available for those wishing to trail the software prior to purchase."
  3. #3

    Windows , Mac

    Free - Varies by plan

    Written on February 6, 2017
    Hemant Mehra
    "Well I got in the mood for making some fun videos on youtube with my friends, and windows movie maker just was not cutting it anymore. After some research I was able to find a software that made some nice visual effects called Filmora, its ran really good with my computer and I absolutely love it."
  1. #4
    After Effects


    $19.99 - Varies by plan

    Written on March 31, 2017
    Theresa Wood
    "I am a yoga teacher and I have been looking to branch out into starting a video channel of yoga practices. Until I found After Effects I did not know how to make my videos stand out. Now I have beautiful graphics and effects that flow well with my videos. I am able to reach a wider audience with my professional looking videos."
  2. #5

    Windows , Mac


    Written on April 3, 2017
    Zhou Lai
    "Natron has the open source that everyone needs. Easy platform to work with and very high tech too. Definitely user friendly and excellent quality. Superb to add plugins and even though it looks high tech it is user friendly. Definitely a great software to have!"
  3. #6
    Ultimate Unwrap 3D


    $49.95 - 59.95 (64 bits version)

    Written on March 14, 2017
    Cheshta Jindal
    "This is a great program for making visual effects. It is very fast and supports many different kinds of files (more than 100!). However, I am typicallymore familar with Apple products, and this program is Windows only. For the moment, there is no Mac version available, so I cannot use it on my primary computer, which is a Mac. I am not a developer, but my best friend is, and this is one of his main tools in his developer toolkit."
  4. #7

    Other Platform

    $100 - Varies by plan

    Written on September 18, 2017
    Arnav Shah
    "As a graphics designer I’m always looking to improve my craft. I need a new software for making visual facts in order to take my products to the next level. UVLayout gave me all I needed in one software package. A must have for all designers."

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Best software for making visual effects
Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
1 Blender Software 114 Free
2 Autodesk Flame Software 73 Paid
3 Filmora Software 72 Free
4 After Effects Software 50 Paid
5 Natron Software 24 Free
6 Ultimate Unwrap 3D Software 1 Paid
7 UVLayout Software 1 Paid

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