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
    1558 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
    145 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
  • Vysor Android Control on PC

    1.7.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Put your Android operating system on Windows

    9
    59 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
  • WAMPServer

    d (64 bit) 2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A GPL License Free Windows Web Development Environment

    7
    566 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
  • winhotspot Virtual WiFi Router

    2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Is Winhostpsot Virtual Wi-Fi a Truly Useful App?

    7
    857 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
    157 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
    21 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
    41 votes
    • PROS: Multiplatform, Fast, Works on all files, No user limitations
    • CONS: All devices/users must be on the same wifi connection
  • Mozilla Firefox with MSN

    17.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A free app for Windows, by Mozilla

    7
    42 votes
    • LogMeIn

      Pro 2 4.1.4132

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac
      Android
      iPhone

      Access and control your PC from anywhere

      8
      156 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
    • AppMaker

      4.0.8

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      An App to Make Your Own Database Application

      6
      147 votes
      • PROS: No coding knowledge needed to get started, Multiple customisation options available
      • CONS: Premium application, 30-day trial is a tad too little
    • Android Wear

      1.1.1.1956917

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone

      The control panel for Android Wear

      10
      2 votes
      • 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
    • App Store database API

      1

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Tool used to retrieve information from App Store

      7
      8 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
        • Flipps TV

          5.9.3

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android

          A free app for Android

          6
          22 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
            • Website 2 APK Builder

              2.2 Pro

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Transform your site to an Android App

              9
              12 votes
              • Google App Engine

                1.9.0

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Create applications Google style

                7
                48 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
              • Photo Booth

                varies-with-device

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Android

                A free photography app for Android, by RainbowSun Software Development

                10
                6 votes
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