Download App Development - Best Software & Apps

  • XAMPP Windows

    7.2.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Upload your work locally for free with this superb tool

    7
    1545 votes
    • PROS: All-in-one app, Free, Good online community
    • CONS: Not for beginners, Help is just ok
  • MATLAB

    Varies with device

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free App for Maths Lovers

    8
    133 votes
    • PROS: The ability to share files on Cloud, A huge amount of storage available
    • CONS: Only works with Android, A few bugs in the system
  • WAMPServer

    d (64 bit) 2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A GPL License Free Windows Web Development Environment

    7
    547 votes
    • PROS: You have a massive amount of control via the WAMPServer software functionalities, Tune your server without touching your setting files, A playground for app developers
    • CONS: Non-app developers will have no idea what this is or what it does, There are no technical manuals to explain the installation in detail, They do not explain why it is free and/or why they do not ask for payment at any point
  • Vysor Android Control on PC

    1.7.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Put your Android operating system on Windows

    9
    38 votes
    • PROS: You may use a keyboard to interact with your phone, Point and click on your phone using this app
    • CONS: You have to give this app a lot of permissions, Users have to pay a subscription
  • winhotspot Virtual WiFi Router

    2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Is Winhostpsot Virtual Wi-Fi a Truly Useful App?

    7
    840 votes
    • PROS: Cleverly thought out GUI that makes for simple use., Allows many devices to connect to a single internet connection, Creates a Wi-Fi hotspot for friends and family
    • CONS: Design could be better, Annoyingly slow start up speed, Requires Windows 8.1 or higher to work
  • SaferVPN

    2.77

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A VPN that allows you to securely browse the internet

    8
    147 votes
    • PROS: Safe browsing, Works with every connected app, Connect from multiple contries
    • CONS: Sligthly slower site responce times
  • Network Speed Test

    1.0.0.23

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A straight forward, user friendly and effective free Network Speed Test app

    8
    18 votes
    • PROS: Simple yet comprehensive., Fast and versatile.
    • CONS: Possible service issues., Download speeds capped.
  • Any Send

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Send files to any device over your wifi

    6
    40 votes
    • PROS: Multiplatform, Fast, Works on all files, No user limitations
    • CONS: All devices/users must be on the same wifi connection
  • LogMeIn

    Pro 2 4.1.4132

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Access and control your PC from anywhere

    8
    155 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use: works in a web browser, Allows to transfer data between computers, Quick response from remote PC, Interesting features: video recording, chat, detailed data about remote PC
    • CONS: Java client looks clunky
  • Android Wear

    1.1.1.1956917

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    The control panel for Android Wear

    10
    1 vote
    • PROS: Control notification settings, Link to Android Wear compatible apps on Google Plat Store, Lists possible voice command options
    • CONS: Only used to control settings, Not much use after first setup
  • AppMaker

    4.0.8

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    An App to Make Your Own Database Application

    6
    136 votes
    • PROS: No coding knowledge needed to get started, Multiple customisation options available
    • CONS: Premium application, 30-day trial is a tad too little
  • App Store database API

    1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Tool used to retrieve information from App Store

    7
    6 votes
    • Photo Booth

      varies-with-device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      A free photography app for Android, by RainbowSun Software Development

      10
      4 votes
      • Flixster for Windows 10

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Get movie information right from your Windows 8 desktop

        5
        19 votes
        • PROS: Good integration with Metro interface, Watch movie trailers, Read the movie's synopsis in-app, Offers ratings from Flixster users and Rotten Tomatoes
        • CONS: Sometimes doesn't install on the first try
      • WRITEit

        2.0.62

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Lenovo’s WRITEit app lets you quickly search the web, post on social media, write an e-mail, jot down a list, insert your signature and more.

        9
        4 votes
        • Mozilla Firefox with MSN

          17.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          A free app for Windows, by Mozilla

          7
          42 votes
          • Happy Christmas Photo Frames

            1.0.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Android

            This amazing Christmas frame app will decorate your photo with wonderful Christmas themed frames.

            8
            3 votes
            • Infinite Flight - Flight Simulator

              16.12.0

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              iPhone

              A full version games app for iPhone, by Flying Development Studio LLC

              7
              3 votes
              • Google App Engine

                1.9.0

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Create applications Google style

                7
                47 votes
                • PROS: Provides 500MB of free online space, Can deal with 5 million visits per month, Makes reaching a wide audience with your app easier
                • CONS: Requires programming knowledge
              • Siberian CMS

                1.1.2

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Siberian CMS is an open-source and free app builder, allowing you to create a mobile app without technical knowlegde.

                7
                17 votes
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