Special Effect Software
is a list of Award-winning special effect software that's been used to
create some of
the best special effects seen in today's blockbusters from around the
world. These powerful software are used by the experts in the
industry who live a breathe special effects every single day of their
The good news is that people like you and me can
also use these software since they run on ordinary PC systems that we
use everyday. Gone are the days when these software needed special
super-computing workstations to work their magic. A normal PC or Mac
with 1GB RAM and good processing power is normally sufficient to run
Another unbelievable fact is that all these special
effect software can be LEGALLY downloaded FREE of Cost from their
respective company websites. Of course, these are trial versions that
for a limited number of days, but many of them are fully-functional
versions with all the features intact. Unbelievable but true!
3D Animation & Special
The award-winning Autodesk®
Maya® software is a
powerful, integrated 3D modeling, animation, visual effects, and
rendering solution. Because Maya is based on an open architecture, all
your work can be scripted or programmed using a well-documented and
comprehensive API (application programming interface) or one of two
embedded scripting languages, the Maya Embedded Language (MEL) or
Python®. This level of openness, combined with an
industry-leading suite of 3D visual effects, computer graphics, and
character animation tools, enables you to realize your creative vision
for your film, television, game development, and design projects.
The Autodesk® Maya® 2009 30-day trial software is a
fully functional¹ version of Maya 3D modeling, animation,
visual effects, and rendering software that provides free** access to
Maya Unlimited for noncommercial use. The trial software gives 3D
graphics and animation students and industry professionals the
opportunity to explore all aspects of Maya software.
The Maya trial software is a 32-bit application that is available for
Microsoft® Windows Vista® and XP Professional operating
systems, and Apple® Mac OS® X operating platform.
To receive a free** 30-day trial download, fill out and submit the
online form (by clicking the download link).
Create stunning 3D models in less time with Autodesk®
Max® 2010 software. This full-featured 3D
and rendering solution is used to produce top-selling games and
award-winning film and video content. It’s the tool of choice
for quickly generating realistic characters, seamless CG effects,
jaw-dropping games, or top-quality film and television content.
Enhanced toolsets let you create your 3D environment the way you want,
manage complex scenes, and take advantage of improved software
interoperability and pipeline-integration support.
The Autodesk® 3ds Max® 2010 30-day trial software is a
fully functional version of 3ds Max software that provides free**
access to 3ds Max for noncommercial use. The trial software gives 3D
graphics and animation students, industry professionals, or anyone
interested in breaking into the world of computer graphics (CG) the
opportunity to explore all aspects of 3ds Max software.
The 3ds Max trial software is a 32-bit application available for the
Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional operating system.
To access a free** 30-day trial download, fill out and submit the
** This product is subject to the terms and conditions of the end-user
license agreement that accompanies this software. This offer is valid
only in the United States and Canada.
For countries outside the United States and Canada, contact your local
Autodesk Authorized Reseller.
Adobe® After Effects® CS4
After Effects® CS4
software, you can create
compelling motion graphics and blockbuster visual effects with flexible
tools that help save you time and deliver unparalleled creative power.
Studio combines compositing tools, CG effects engines and
digital color grading to form a powerful post-production toolkit. A
full commercial license and enhanced features make this ideal for
Autodesk® Combustion® software is an all-in-one
professional compositing application designed to meet the needs of the
world’s most demanding digital artists. Bring your
imagination to life and get your work done faster with the easy-to-use
Combustion interface, efficient workflow, and extensive 3D graphics
* Powerful creative tools—Experience in-context access to
motion graphics, industry-leading 3D compositing, vector paint, roto,
color correction, and much more.
* Artist-friendly interface—The easy-to-use interface
features multiple-screen, in-context design work, easy navigation, and
a schematic node-based view.
* Broad interoperability—Combustion software delivers
unmatched integration with Autodesk® 3ds Max® 3D
animation software and Autodesk® Flint®,
Autodesk® Flame®, Autodesk® Inferno®,
Autodesk® Fire®, and Autodesk® Smoke®
3D graphic systems.
Pull off amazing creative feats with our powerful, artist-friendly,
all-in-one desktop compositing system. Combustion integrates vector
paint, motion graphics design, animation, and compositing.
From text effects to particle systems, motion tracking to interactive
workflow, Combustion's advanced tools help unleash your creativity.
Download Combustion Trial
Try Autodesk® Combustion® professional compositing
software today. Your 30-day trial begins only after you download the
the file, and open the program.
Vegas Pro 9
This comprehensive suite offers the most robust and progressive
platform available for content creation and production. With broad
format support, superior effects processing, unparalleled audio
support, and a full complement of editorial tools, the Vegas Pro 9
collection streamlines your workflow. From acquisition to delivery,
from camera to Blu-ray Disc™, the Vegas Pro 9 collection
delivers exactly what you need to produce outstanding results.
Studio Ultimate version 12 from AVID
Realize your creative vision with with the most powerful version of
Studio, the #1 consumer video editing software.