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
    4563 votes
    • PROS: Magnificent form editor, It includes a SQL engine, Intellicode suggestions, High quality support
    • CONS: Less powerful than the normal version
  • MSWLogo

    6.5b

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Very simple Logo programming environment

    7
    3423 votes
    • PROS: Easy to learn and use, Very simple and straightforward interface, Lots of help material
    • CONS: Very limited usefulness
  • Java Runtime Environment

    8.161

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Run Java applications on your PC and web browser for free

    7
    3033 votes
    • PROS: Quick, easy installation, Integration with web browsers, Automatic updates, Free, Also available for Mac
    • CONS: Control panel is a bit dull
  • Eclipse

    SDK 4.2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Complete environment for Java

    7
    823 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
    578 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 2013

    1.0.0.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    All the fun of the farm on your PC

    7
    7684 votes
    • PROS: New environment
    • CONS: Vehicles move unrealistically, Dull, undynamic graphics, Very slow gameplay
  • BlueJ

    3.0.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Excellent teach yourself Java environment for students

    7
    778 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
    3191 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

    Ultimate

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The only Development Environment You'll Ever Need

    6
    602 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
    Android
    Windows
    Mac

    A Powerful Run Time Environment For Users and Developers.

    7
    37 votes
    • PROS: Provides Flash compatibility, Multi-platform
    • CONS: New app development can be difficult, Some speed issues
  • Kodu

    Preview 1.1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Game programming environment for kids

    8
    1856 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
  • LEGO Digital Designer

    4.2.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Be reminded of your youth with these virtual lego bricks

    7
    1669 votes
    • PROS: Hundreds of pieces to choose from, Includes built models to get you started, Great 3D designing environment
    • CONS: Requires extreme mouse accuracy
  • 7 Days to Die

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The survival horde crafting game

    7
    990 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
    593 votes
    • PROS: Variety of modes, Excellent environment, Different riding styles, "Challenge the Champions" mode
    • CONS: Poorly balanced gameplay, Poor sound effects, Poor graphics
  • Transformers

    The Game Demo

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Join the battle for Earth as autobot or decepticon

    8
    1797 votes
    • PROS: Graphics, Interaction with environment
    • CONS: Controls
  • Delphi

    Architect xe6

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Visual development environment for Delphi

    6
    304 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
  • Toad for MySQL

    2.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Easy-to-use development environment for MySQL

    7
    43 votes
    • Java Runtime Environment

      10.0.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Run Java applications on 64-bit systems

      6
      1067 votes
      • PROS: Quick, easy installation, Integration with web browsers, Automatic updates
      • CONS: Control panel is a bit dull
    • Sandboxie

      5.26

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Avoid viruses, phishing and more...

      7
      495 votes
      • PROS: Provides you with a safe testing environment, Works discreetly in the background, Excellent documentation
      • CONS: May not be compatible with all programs
    Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
    #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
    11.0.0.176847.3Windows
    231917.2Windows, Mac
    36.5b34236.9Windows
    48.16130336.7Windows
    5Express Edition Express Edition 201045636.5Windows
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