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Posted by admin On July - 18 - 2010

Here are 3 Best Free Alternatives to After Effects.

After Effects is one of the most popular professional video editing software that is used for commercial productions. It lets you edit all type of videos and movies, and add effects to them. However, it is quite costly as well. There are some free alternatives available that provide limited features as compared to After Effects, but are good enough for a casual need.Here are free alternatives to After Effects that provide some of the similar features.


Cinefx is the best free alternative to After Effects. Cinefx was previously known as Jahshaka. This is one of the most popular free and open source alternative to After Effects. It supports video editing, adding effects, real time effects rendering. The project was abandoned at a time, but has been relaunched as Cinefx with a promise for an update.

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Works With: Windows    Linux    Mac OS X


Avidemux is another good free alternative to After Effects.

Avidemux is a free and open source video editor. It is a pretty simple to use video editor that lets you all do type of video editing. Some of the features of Avidemux include: cutting, filtering, encoding, scripting capabilities, and projects. It supports all popular video formats like AVI, MPEG, MP4, ASF. The best part of Avidemux is that it works on all the popular OS, as opposed to Final Cut Pro that works only on Mac. It is also a free alternative for final cut pro.

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Works With: Windows    Linux    Mac OS X


Wax is a good replacement for After Effects. Wax is a professional video compositing and special effects software. Wax supports both 2D and 3D special effects. Wax can work as a stand-alone application, and also as a plugin for some other advanced software like Adobe Premiere. Wax comes with graphics acceleration, project management features, and tons of tools.

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Works With: Windows        

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