This page collates animation digital content creation (DCC) software used in the creation of video games. Only software with animation functionality is included.
Note: GAME ANIM is not affiliated with any of the software listed.
Below are the most commonly-used 3D animation software by professionals and hobbyists alike, as well as recommended tools to aid animation creation.
2D animation software for games is generally less expensive than 3D. Many professional 2d & pixel art games art made with these DCCs.
With the exception of Unity and Unreal, the below engines specialise in 2D development without all the bloat of a multi-purpose engine so are a simpler entry point.