Download Environment - Best Software & Apps

  • Microsoft Visual Basic

    Express Edition Express Edition 2010

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    New version of the well-known programming environment

    7
    4725 votes
    • PROS: Magnificent form editor, It includes a SQL engine, Intellicode suggestions, High quality support
    • CONS: Less powerful than the normal version
  • Java Runtime Environment

    8-build-191

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Run Java applications on your PC and web browser for free

    7
    3090 votes
    • PROS: Quick, easy installation, Integration with web browsers, Automatic updates, Free, Also available for Mac
    • CONS: Control panel is a bit dull
  • MSWLogo

    6.5b

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Very simple Logo programming environment

    7
    3812 votes
    • PROS: Easy to learn and use, Very simple and straightforward interface, Lots of help material
    • CONS: Very limited usefulness
  • Eclipse

    4.11

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Complete environment for Java

    7
    829 votes
    • PROS: Open Source tool, Multiplatform
    • CONS: Not very attractive visually
  • WAMPServer

    d (64 bit) 2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A GPL License Free Windows Web Development Environment

    7
    595 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
  • BlueJ

    3.0.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Excellent teach yourself Java environment for students

    7
    788 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
  • Adobe Air

    15.0.0.293

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    Mac

    A Powerful Run Time Environment For Users and Developers.

    7
    53 votes
    • PROS: Provides Flash compatibility, Multi-platform
    • CONS: New app development can be difficult, Some speed issues
  • Farming Simulator 15

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Next-gen farming is not what it could be

    7
    3356 votes
    • PROS: Improved vehicle models, Better, more realistic environment, Bigger environments
    • CONS: Gameplay is basically unchanged, Unrealistic physics, No damage modeling, Environments don't feel alive
  • Microsoft Visual Studio

    2019

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A new and improved Visual Studio

    6
    606 votes
    • PROS: Integrated IntelliSense, Can access online repositories from app, Has CodeLens, Powerful collaboration features
    • CONS: Crashes sometimes, Installation may require troubleshooting
  • Farming Simulator 2013

    1.0.0.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    All the fun of the farm on your PC

    7
    7855 votes
    • PROS: New environment
    • CONS: Vehicles move unrealistically, Dull, undynamic graphics, Very slow gameplay
  • LEGO Digital Designer

    4.2.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Be reminded of your youth with these virtual lego bricks

    7
    1701 votes
    • PROS: Hundreds of pieces to choose from, Includes built models to get you started, Great 3D designing environment
    • CONS: Requires extreme mouse accuracy
  • Toad for MySQL

    2.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Easy-to-use development environment for MySQL

    7
    43 votes
    • Kodu

      Preview 1.1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Game programming environment for kids

      8
      1925 votes
      • PROS: Original visual programming environment, Powerful yet easy to use editor, Includes lessons and sample games, Can also be run on an Xbox360
      • CONS: Limited selection of objects
    • 7 Days to Die

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      The survival horde crafting game

      7
      1025 votes
      • PROS: Deep crafting system, Interactive destructible environment, Combines playing house with cracking zombie skulls
      • CONS: Moderately steep learning curve
    • Digital Mars C/C++ Compiler

      8.52

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A Fully Equipped Windows Environment Compiler

      6
      56 votes
      • PROS: Comprehensive and effective compilation, Frequently updated compiler
      • CONS: Not a widely used compiler, Library linking issues cannot be ruled out
    • MotoGP 14

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      The best motorcycle game? Yes, but...

      7
      602 votes
      • PROS: Variety of modes, Excellent environment, Different riding styles, "Challenge the Champions" mode
      • CONS: Poorly balanced gameplay, Poor sound effects, Poor graphics
    • Simply Fortran

      2.27

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A complete Fortran development environment for Windows

      9
      2 votes
      • Sandboxie

        5.26

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Avoid viruses, phishing and more...

        7
        498 votes
        • PROS: Provides you with a safe testing environment, Works discreetly in the background, Excellent documentation
        • CONS: May not be compatible with all programs
      • Java Runtime Environment

        8.0-build-201

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Run Java applications on 64-bit systems

        6
        1071 votes
        • PROS: Quick, easy installation, Integration with web browsers, Automatic updates
        • CONS: Control panel is a bit dull
      • FMSLogo

        6.35.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Combining Every Academic Discipline

        6
        179 votes
        • PROS: Perform basic commands with Logo, Works with older OS and systems, Learn different fields like art, music, mathematics, engineering and computer science, Used by institutions for decades
        • CONS: An old programming language, May not work with newer systems, Takes time to learn the programming language, Lacks new features
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      5Express Edition Express Edition 201047256.6Windows
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