This article is from the Amiga CD32 FAQ, by Stuart Tomlinson with numerous contributions by others.
A: Popular Multimedia authoring packages for the Amiga include... AmigaVision Professional CanDo HELM Interplay SCALA Multimedia
Popular C compilers include... DICE GNU C SAS/C
Popular 68K assemblers include... DevPacIII Macro68
Popular image manipulation software include... AdPro ImageF/X ImageMaster
Popular music related software include... AudioMasterIV Bars&Pipes Pro Deluxe Music 2 MusicX OctaMED professional Sonix SuperJAM! Trackers - too many to mention
Popular 3D modelling software include... Caligari Imagine LightWave (Video Toaster) Real3D
Popular 'video painting' programs include... Brilliance Deluxe Paint IV AGA DCTV Paint EGS Paint Opal Paint TV Paint XI Paint
Contact the software company involved with your favourite authoring software for more information regarding CD32 specific development.