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
    4486 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

    8.161

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Run Java applications on your PC and web browser for free

    7
    3012 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
    3376 votes
    • PROS: Easy to learn and use, Very simple and straightforward interface, Lots of help material
    • CONS: Very limited usefulness
  • Eclipse

    SDK 4.2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Complete environment for Java

    7
    813 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
    772 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
  • Farming Simulator 15

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Next-gen farming is not what it could be

    7
    3132 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
  • Farming Simulator 2013

    1.0.0.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    All the fun of the farm on your PC

    7
    7605 votes
    • PROS: New environment
    • CONS: Vehicles move unrealistically, Dull, undynamic graphics, Very slow gameplay
  • WAMPServer

    d (64 bit) 2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A GPL License Free Windows Web Development Environment

    7
    569 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
  • Microsoft Visual Studio

    Ultimate

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The only Development Environment You'll Ever Need

    6
    595 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
  • Adobe Air

    15.0.0.293

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Build and deploy rich web apps on your desktop

    7
    384 votes
    • PROS: Smooth animations, Access to loads of original web apps, Uses up little memory
    • CONS: Quality of AIR-based apps may vary
  • Kodu

    Preview 1.1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Game programming environment for kids

    7
    1757 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
  • Java Runtime Environment

    10.0.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Run Java applications on 64-bit systems

    6
    1062 votes
    • PROS: Quick, easy installation, Integration with web browsers, Automatic updates
    • CONS: Control panel is a bit dull
  • LEGO Digital Designer

    4.2.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Be reminded of your youth with these virtual lego bricks

    7
    1660 votes
    • PROS: Hundreds of pieces to choose from, Includes built models to get you started, Great 3D designing environment
    • CONS: Requires extreme mouse accuracy
  • Digital Mars C/C++ Compiler

    8.52

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Fully Equipped Windows Environment Compiler

    6
    55 votes
    • PROS: Comprehensive and effective compilation, Frequently updated compiler
    • CONS: Not a widely used compiler, Library linking issues cannot be ruled out
  • 7 Days to Die

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The survival horde crafting game

    7
    979 votes
    • PROS: Deep crafting system, Interactive destructible environment, Combines playing house with cracking zombie skulls
    • CONS: Moderately steep learning curve
  • MotoGP 14

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The best motorcycle game? Yes, but...

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

    2.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Easy-to-use development environment for MySQL

    6
    37 votes
    • Transformers

      The Game Demo

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Join the battle for Earth as autobot or decepticon

      8
      1772 votes
      • PROS: Graphics, Interaction with environment
      • CONS: Controls
    • Visual NMP

      v4.7

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Visual NMP is a enterprise Nginx&PHP integration environment.

      9
      2 votes
      • FEBE (Firefox Environment Backup Extension)

        7.03

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Backup Firefox extensions, themes, bookmarks and more

        9
        50 votes
        • PROS: Great tool to backup and restore data in Firefox, Lets you backup the whole profile or just some user-selected elements, Supports scheduled backups
        • CONS: Sounds are a bit annoying
      Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
      #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
      11.0.0.176057.3Windows
      231327.2Windows, Mac
      36.5b33766.9Windows
      48.16130126.7Windows
      5Express Edition Express Edition 201044866.5Windows
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