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Articles with Animation/Design Software Recommendations

Written by ACR StaffDecember 29, 2011
Did you know... Historically, The Digital Animation & Visual Effects School (DAVE School at Universal Studios Orlando) has placed a fair number of its graduates in the gaming industry, but now they have a new program specifically designed for careers in gaming. The program was designed and is overseen by a senior production supervisor who led teams on Ghostbusters and Kinect Star Wars. Learn more at www.DaveSchool.com.
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Below is a handy dandy list of animation/design software recommendation articles we have published on ACR. Bookmark it now as an easy reference. 

3ds Max: Animation Features Worth Knowing

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6 Types of Web Animation Software Worth Knowing

7 Types of Computer Animation Software Worth Knowing

8 Types of Digital Video Editing Software Worth Knowing

8 Types of Game Design Engines Worth Knowing

10 Types of 3D Animation Software Worth Knowing

10 Types of 3D Graphics Software Worth Knowing

Adobe Flash: Why Every Animator Should Learn Flash

Adobe Premiere Pro CS5: Video Editing Software Worth Knowing

Adventure Game Studio: Game Design Engine Worth Knowing

Apple iMovie: Video Editing Software Worth Knowing

ArtRage Studio Pro: Digital Painting Software Worth Knowing

Autodesk Maya: Animation Features Worth Knowing

Autodesk Mudbox 2012: 3D Software Worth Knowing

Autodesk Toxik: Visual Effects Software Worth Knowing

Blender: Animation Features Worth Knowing

Bryce 7 Pro & DAZ Studio: Animation Software Worth Knowing

Canvas 12: Illustration Software Worth Knowing

Cinema 4D Studio: 3D Animation Software Worth Knowing

DAZ 3D Marketing Manager Blaine Furner discusses Genesis figure platform

Deep Paint 3D: Texture Software Worth Knowing

DigiCel FlipBook: 2D Animation Software Worth Knowing

Digital Design Software Worth Knowing

DrawPlus X5: Graphic Design Software Worth Knowing

Final Cut Pro X: Video Editing Software Worth Knowing

Gamebryo: Game Design Engine Worth Knowing

GameMaker: Game Design Engine Worth Knowing

IFX-Supreme: Photo Filter and Effects Software

Intaglio: Vector Graphics Software Worth Knowing

LightWave 3D: 3D Software Worth Knowing

Lineform: Illustration Software Worth Knowing

Magix Movie Edit Pro 17: Video Editing Software Worth Knowing

Microsoft XNA Game Studio 4.0: Programming IDE Worth Knowing

Modo 501: Animation Software Worth Knowing

MUGEN: Game Engine Worth Knowing

MyPaint: Digital Painting Software Worth Knowing

PaintSupreme: Digital Painting Software Worth Knowing

Pinnacle Studio HD: Video Editing Software Worth Knowing

Poser Pro 2010: Animation Software Worth Knowing

RPG Maker VX: Game Design Engine Worth Knowing

Types of Game Development Programming Languages Worth Knowing

Unity: Game Design Engine Worth Knowing

Unreal Engine 3: Game Design Engine Worth Knowing

Vegas Pro 10: Digital Video Editing Software Worth Knowing

Wax: Digital Video Editing Software Worth Knowing

Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 7: Illustration Software Worth Knowing

ZBrush 4: 3D Software Worth Knowing