Download Educational - Best Software & Apps

  • Plagiarism Checker X

    2016 5.1.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Instantly check if content has been copied online

    7
    198 votes
    • PROS: Fast bulk checking, Results can be checked offline, Clear side-by-side comparisons
    • CONS: No drag and drop support
  • BlueJ

    3.0.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Excellent teach yourself Java environment for students

    7
    740 votes
    • PROS: Fully featured Java environment but easy to use, Clean and clear interface, Ideal for beginners and those learning Java
    • CONS: May be prone to instability
  • Tux Paint

    0.9.21

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    One of the best free drawing programs around

    8
    3740 votes
    • PROS: Suitable and exciting for all kids, Pre-prepared coloring and drawing templates, Excellent selection of drawing tools, Display pcitures as a slideshow, Sound effects
    • CONS: A little slow and unstable during tests
  • Tux Typing

    1.8.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Make learning to type for kids fun!

    8
    730 votes
    • PROS: Lots of different levels and challenges, Cute cartoon style effects and backdrops, Will definitely improve kids typing skills, Supports a huge number of languages
    • CONS: Only works in full screen mode, Word editor doesn't work yet
  • Candy Crush Soda Saga for Windows 10

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Candy Crush Saga Is Available Free For Windows 10

    8
    207 votes
    • PROS: Addictive and fun, Colorful and family friendly, A simple gaming premise that suits casual gamers
    • CONS: If you become stuck on a level you may grow tired of the game, Very little changes from one level to the next, It is a puzzle game that some people cannot comprehend enough to enjoy
  • JW Library

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Free App for Religious People

    9
    5 votes
    • PROS: Free to download and use, Includes a wide range of content
    • CONS: Only suitable for Jehovah Witnesses, Can be difficult to locate specific content
  • My Little Princess  Wizard

    1.00

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    A full version game for android

    9
    57 votes
    • Drawing for Children

      2.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A complete paint program not just for children

      7
      373 votes
      • LEGO Digital Designer

        4.2.5

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Be reminded of your youth with these virtual lego bricks

        7
        1610 votes
        • PROS: Hundreds of pieces to choose from, Includes built models to get you started, Great 3D designing environment
        • CONS: Requires extreme mouse accuracy
      • Texmaker

        Varies with device

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Free Software for Publishers

        9
        4 votes
        • PROS: Very stable and powerful, Comes with Unicode support
        • CONS: Can be tricky to learn, No svn support
      • Incredibox

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        iPhone

        Fun and educational music-making app

        7
        761 votes
        • PROS: Great fun, Educational
        • CONS: Tricky to navigate at first, Ultimately a limited in scope
      • Minecraft Education Edition

        Preview

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Harnessing Minecraft for Education

        8
        142 votes
        • PROS: Recognisable gaming universe. Limitless fun and scope for learning. Safe and secure community. Customisable characters.
        • CONS: Cons:
      • TuxMath

        2.0.3

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        May the force of math be with you!

        7
        444 votes
        • PROS: Educational and fun, Lots of levels, Deals with easy and advanced math
        • CONS: A bit repetitive, Graphics could be better
      • Timez Attack

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Help students learn multiplication with Timez Attack

        8
        785 votes
        • PROS: Varied implementation of math puzzles, Charming cartoon characters, Simple and familiar gameplay
        • CONS: Dated graphics and soundtrack
      • TVexe TV 5.0

        TVexe TV HD

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Watch live world TV stations for free, Music, News, Educational Sport + more.

        8
        34 votes
        • Text Twist 2

          1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Free Word Play Fun at Your Fingertips

          7
          34 votes
          • PROS: Three new game modes to try, 25000 words to find, Vibrant and engaging graphics
          • CONS: Can feel repetitive
        • Microsoft Jigsaw for Windows 10

          2015.917.1335.4617

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Microsoft Jigsaw for Windows 10 - Free Gaming App

          6
          18 votes
          • PROS: Intuitive control system., Turn your own photos into jigsaws., Daily Challenges provide new content every day.
          • CONS: Only available on Windows devices., Contains in-app purchases.
        • YouTube Kids

          1.05.5

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android
          iPhone

          YouTube for kid-friendly viewing

          8
          18 votes
          • PROS: Kid-friendly content, Lots of educational channels, Parents can flag inappropriate videos
          • CONS: Landscape only orientation, Limited settings control
        • WinFlash

          Basic 9.1

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Free Computer-Based Flash Card Software for Educational Needs

          6
          34 votes
          • PROS: There are dozens of educational categories to choose from., A free trial version is available before committing to a purchase.
          • CONS: Not all features are available in the freeware variant., Some graphics and interactive features may appear to be slightly outdated.
        • Mathematica

          Varies with device

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Mac

          Advanced and Innovative Technical Computing Software

          7
          4 votes
          • PROS: An excellent and intuitive user interface which streamlines the production process, Advanced algorithmic capabilities to handle extremely complex computational tasks
          • CONS: This system is not designed for novices within the computing industry, The demonstration package will not provide access to more advanced functions
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