What are the top 5 software for Animating Mechanical parts?

Software for Animation of mechanical parts.

1 Answer

I suggest Autodesk Maya, but there are many options available. Blender is a free, open-source animation program with a built in game engine.
Solid works has powerful 3D CAD design capabilities power.
Houdini FX is better for particle effects. Renderman has a great plugin for Maya that gives you more control over lighting and shading..