Akeytsu is a piece of 3D animation software and is a lighter, faster and cheaper alternative to Maya. It also has a free educational version.
Live2D has a bunch of software that allows 2D artists to create animations from their artwork. Available in both FREE and PRO versions.
Dragonframe is the stop motion animation software that captured Laika’s ParaNorman, The BoxTrolls and Disney’s Frankenweenie. Free Trial available.
After Effects is an adobe product and is a very popular motion graphics and visual effects programs. Useful for editing and adding post-effects to animations.
Toon Boom Animation is the leading supplier of animation software and storyboard software for animation studios and media publishers.
Adobe Animate allows you to design interactive animations with cutting-edge drawing tools and publish them to multiple platforms.
3ds Max provides a comprehensive 3D modeling, animation, rendering, and compositing solution for games, film, and motion graphics artists
Autodesk Maya is a popular 3D computer animation software with powerful modelling, rendering, simulation, texturing and animation tools for VFX artists, modellers and animators