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
    4640 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
    3068 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
    3543 votes
    • PROS: Easy to learn and use, Very simple and straightforward interface, Lots of help material
    • CONS: Very limited usefulness
  • WAMPServer

    d (64 bit) 2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A GPL License Free Windows Web Development Environment

    7
    587 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
  • Farming Simulator 15

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Next-gen farming is not what it could be

    7
    3264 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
  • Eclipse

    SDK 4.2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Complete environment for Java

    7
    827 votes
    • PROS: Open Source tool, Multiplatform
    • CONS: Not very attractive visually
  • BlueJ

    3.0.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Excellent teach yourself Java environment for students

    7
    784 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
  • Microsoft Visual Studio

    Ultimate

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The only Development Environment You'll Ever Need

    6
    606 votes
    • PROS: Code for virtually any platform in multiple languages for Computer and Mobile, Numerous tools like debugging GUI design repository and more
    • CONS: This is a developers tool and the full version carries a heavy price tag
  • Farming Simulator 2013

    1.0.0.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    All the fun of the farm on your PC

    7
    7760 votes
    • PROS: New environment
    • CONS: Vehicles move unrealistically, Dull, undynamic graphics, Very slow gameplay
  • Adobe Air

    15.0.0.293

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    Mac

    A Powerful Run Time Environment For Users and Developers.

    7
    46 votes
    • PROS: Provides Flash compatibility, Multi-platform
    • CONS: New app development can be difficult, Some speed issues
  • 7 Days to Die

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The survival horde crafting game

    7
    1006 votes
    • PROS: Deep crafting system, Interactive destructible environment, Combines playing house with cracking zombie skulls
    • CONS: Moderately steep learning curve
  • LEGO Digital Designer

    4.2.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Be reminded of your youth with these virtual lego bricks

    7
    1680 votes
    • PROS: Hundreds of pieces to choose from, Includes built models to get you started, Great 3D designing environment
    • CONS: Requires extreme mouse accuracy
  • Transformers

    The Game Demo

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Join the battle for Earth as autobot or decepticon

    8
    1815 votes
    • PROS: Graphics, Interaction with environment
    • CONS: Controls
  • 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
  • Java Runtime Environment

    10.0.2

    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
  • 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
      1897 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
    • MotoGP 14

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      The best motorcycle game? Yes, but...

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

      Architect xe6

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Visual development environment for Delphi

      6
      307 votes
      • PROS: Intuitive interface, Can integrate mobile and desktop apps easily, Has themes available for easy designing, Can tether apps over WiFi
      • CONS: Difficult to install, Steep learning curve, Lots of jargon, Not for beginners
    • Crash Time 5: Undercover

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Take down a smuggling ring on the roads of Germany

      8
      290 votes
      • PROS: Attractive environment, Good driving roads!
      • CONS: Hilariously bad voice acting, Poor crash physics, Lacks freedom
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    5Express Edition Express Edition 201046406.5Windows
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