Commercial Adobe After Effects Alternatives

Popular paid Alternatives to Adobe After Effects for Mac, Windows, Linux, iPhone, iPad and more. Explore 11 apps like Adobe After Effects, all suggested and ranked by the AlternativeTo user community.

Adobe After Effects is a digital visual effects, motion graphics, and compositing application developed by Adobe Systems and used in the post-production process of filmmaking and television production. If your looking for more info about Adobe After Effects like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 3/19/2018 7:25:00 PM

Alternatives to Adobe After Effects for all platforms with Commercial License

  • NUKE

    NUKE is a powerful compositing application that delivers unparalleled speed, an efficient multi-channel scanline rendering engine, and a first-class feature set that is unrivalled in the desktop market. If you are in the business of creating high-quality digital images Nuke is a production proven visual effects tool that brings speed, functionality and flexibility to your VFX pipeline.

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    • There is a free commercial version, nuke is also more industry standard for compositing Guest • Dec 2016 • 4 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Apple Motion

    Motion is a compositing application used to create and edit motion graphics, titling for video and film production, and 2D and 3D compositing for visual effects. Motion is now included in the Final Cut Pro X video post-production suite. Designed for video editors, Motion 5 lets you customize Final Cut Pro titles, transitions, and effects. Or create your own dazzling animations in 2D or 3D space, with real-time feedback as you work.

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    • Cheap, not free, and there are some plugins. Guest • Jan 2017 • 5 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • BluffTitler

    BluffTitler is a Windows desktop app for creating, rendering and playing 3D video effects. With BluffTitler you can create short, spectacular 3D animations: -video titles -intro videos -outros -bumpers -promos -special effects -logo animations

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  • TimeLineFX

    Export the particle effects as static animations onto sprite sheets, animation strips or image sequences in PNG format, or if you develop for the iPhone or iPad, you can export using the PVRTC format (Mac only). If you program games using the powerful Blitzmax programming language, you can also use the effects directly using the TimelineFX Module.

    Commercial Mac Windows BlitzMax

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  • ParticleIllusion

    particleIllusion 3.0: award-winning standalone particle effects application that enables you to quickly and easily add a huge variety of particle effects to your images, animation, or video.

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  • Autodesk Smoke

    Autodesk® Smoke® software is a leader in editorial finishing for high-quality commercial and broadcast projects. Smoke offers an end-to-end finishing toolset that combines intuitive timeline navigation with advanced 3D finishing tools. Native support for industry-standard media formats and GPU-accelerated interactivity when compositing means you can finish projects faster and deliver your best work even against tight deadlines.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac

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  • PixelConduit Complete

    PixelConduit Complete is an add-on pack of PixelConduit(free) that provides even more functionality for advanced tasks. If you need to automate live video or post-production workflows, record video streams to disk, or create complex live shows, then PixelConduit Complete is the solution. Render Automation Create batch actions to automate operations and effect setups in PixelConduit. Export multiple formats and 3D left/right images at once.

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  • Solar

    Lightstream Solar is a new GPU-accelerated high-end compositor for VFX work. The software provides a node and tree-based workflow, and offers the range of tools one would expect in an app of this type, including layer management tools, colour correction and grading, and additional tools like particle systems and caustics. The system is compatible with standard editing hardware, including Bluefish, AJA and Blackmagic Design boards.

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  • Notch

    Notch is the game-changing real-time visual creation engine that keeps up with your ideas. From motion graphics to interactive installations to VR experiences to the largest performances on earth, it helps creators rediscover the joy of creating.

    Commercial $ $ $ Windows

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  • Sensei Format

    Sensei Format & the Blender Crash Course were created with each other in mind (blendersensei.com/blender-crash-course). The idea being, make Blender easier to learn and use. Sensei Format removes tedious and difficult to remember steps from hundreds of common 3D modeling and animation tasks. Learning a 3D program is similar to learning a programming language. Once learned, transferring your skills is fairly simple. Sensei Format helps you learn core CG disciplines faster.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux Blender

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