Download Educational Games for Mac - Best Software & Apps

  • Tux Typing

    1.5.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Make learning to type for kids fun!

    6
    47 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
  • LEGO Digital Designer

    4.1.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Relive your childhood without losing a block

    8
    37 votes
    • PROS: Endless amounts of bricks to choose from, Zooms and pans into any angle, High level of realism
    • CONS: Zooming and panning can be slow or jerky sometimes, Sometimes tricky to click blocks into place
  • Jmol

    14.9.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Windows

    The educational molecular tool

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Many languages are supported, Great 3-D rendering with no hardware requirements
    • CONS: For chemical experts only, Takes a while to learn how to use it
  • TexMakerX

    3.2.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Integrated tools for LaTeX

    9
    2 votes
    • PROS: Integrates several LaTeX tools in one, Error console and spelling tool, Useful for mathematicians
    • CONS: Intel only
  • Mathematica

    Varies with device

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Advanced and Innovative Technical Computing Software

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    No votes yet
    • 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
  • Hacknet

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Hacknet teaches you programming... and how to be a hacker

    7
    5 votes
    • PROS: Thrilling plot, You learn through play, Lots of game
    • CONS: Easy if you are actually a programmer…
  • TuxMath

    1.7.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    May the force of math be with you!

    6
    11 votes
    • PROS: Educational and fun, Lots of levels, Deals with easy and advanced math
    • CONS: A bit repetitive, Graphics could be better
  • Car Mechanic Simulator 2014

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    A Demo Various Utilities game for Mac

    6
    12 votes
    • Terasology

      (Blockmania) Pre Alpha 245

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      A Free Strategy game for Mac

      9
      13 votes
      • Farming Simulator 2013

        1.3.1

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Educational but boring farming game

        8
        321 votes
        • PROS: New environment , Good sound effects, Educational
        • CONS: Vehicles move unrealistically, Dull, undynamic graphics, Very slow gameplay, Quite boring in general
      • Luxor: Amun Rising

        1.0.5.35

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Overthrow the Pharaoh

        9
        28 votes
        • Google Dictionary

          Varies with device

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Mac

          Free App for Word Lovers

          -
          No votes yet
          • PROS: Free to download and use, Very easy to use
          • CONS: Only available to Google Chrome Users, The speech output function needs a little work
        • Mendeley

          Varies with device

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Android
          Mac

          Free Reference Manager and Social Media For Researchers

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          No votes yet
          • PROS: Organises and stores all research in one secure location, Quick and easily adaptable citation and bibliography creation
          • CONS: Synchronisation with other libraries can be slow, Science based with limited further features for arts or humanities
        • Dora Saves the Crystal Kingdom

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Mac

          A fun educational game for kids

          9
          3 votes
          • PROS: Fun Dora the Explorer graphics, Seven interactive educational games, Nice music soundtrack
          • CONS: Older children will find the games dull
        • Smart Educational Games

          1.1

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Mac
          Pocket PC
          Palm OS
          Windows Mobile

          Give your brain a good workout

          -
          No votes yet
          • PROS: Four mini games test different skill, Adult and child difficulty settings, High scores for each mini game
          • CONS: Mini games get a bit repetitive
        • Udemy

          Varies with device

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Android
          Mac

          Excellent Online Supplier of Virtual Educational Courses

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          No votes yet
          • PROS: There is no registration fee, Udemy supports personal computers as well as smartphones
          • CONS: Some online courses can be expensive, Different learning categories may only accept a certain number of students
        • KidsMouse

          3.0.3

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Mac

          Educational mouse learning game for kids

          8
          3 votes
          • PROS: Lots of games and puzzles, Educational , Versus mode
          • CONS: Graphics could be better, Only suitable for young kids, Opens in full-screen mode without quit option
        • Kids dinosaur puzzles and number games

          1.3.1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Mac

          Free Educational Puzzle Game for Children

          10
          1 vote
          • PROS: There is no charge to download this game., The associated graphics are highly detailed and entertaining.
          • CONS: There are times when in-app purchases will be presented to the user., Many of the more advanced features will require an upgrade to a paid application.
        Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
        #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
        1(Blockmania) Pre Alpha 245138.6Windows,Mac
        21.0.5.35288.6Windows,Mac
        31.3.13217.9Mac
        44.1.7377.7Windows,Mac
        51.5.7475.5Windows,Mac
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