Particle Effect Creating tool


Effekseer is a tool that allows easy creation of beautiful particle effects for games and movies.

Effekseer is a free, open-source program. The effects can be exported as 2D animations or 3D effects.

Using the included runtimes, these can be displayed in engines including DirectX, OpenGL, Unity, UnrealEngine4 and Cocos2d-x. Furthermore, the effects are available on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, iOS, Android, Emscripten, and so on.

You can create effects easily:

Examples of created effects:


For Designers

Effect Editor

For Programmers

Libraries and plugins for playing effects:


Start learning how to use Effekseer by reading the in-depth tutorials:

View Documentation

Sample Effects

Download free-to-use/free-to-edit effects contributed by other Effekseer users:

View Sample Effects

Book (Japanese)



  • 2019.08.02 Effekseer for Unity, Cocos2d-x is updated.

  • 2019.07.09 Effekseer, Effekseer for Unity, DXLib, Runtime is updated.

  • 2019.06.30 Effekseer for Unity is updated.

  • 2019.05.14 Effekseer 1.43c version is released.

  • Release Notes