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  • Game Maker

    Lite 8.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Create your own computer games

    7
    4158 votes
    • PROS: No programming experience necessary, Lots of instructions and user forums
    • CONS: Still takes some getting used to, Games limited by size
  • GitHub for Windows

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A must have for developers and creators

    6
    307 votes
    • PROS: Vast community of creators, developers and professionals along with massive repositories of existing code to draw on, Slick user interface allow for easy access to all of GitHub's libraries, forums and your own projects, Versioning and repository controls make sure that you can monitor changes, review the most current versions and make sure that you create that perfectly working code
    • CONS: Filled with official and validated Microsoft scripting solutions, No tutorial , Exclusive to Microsoft
  • Wondershare QuizCreator

    4.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Create a huge range of professional quizzes and tests

    7
    85 votes
    • PROS: Great online and offline help - forums, tutorials, etc., Full-featured preview options, Excellent range of configuration options, Layout and appearance fully configurable
    • CONS: Slightly buggy
  • Cerberus

    Beta 3.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    Use your PC and webcam as a complete monitoring system

    6
    138 votes
    • Spiceworks  IT Management Software

      7.4.11.9

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      The perfect tool for professsional network management

      6
      188 votes
      • PROS: Nicely designed web-based interface, Large variety of network admin tools, Extensively documented, Connects you with a community of IT professionals
      • CONS: May feel a bit overwhelming at first
    • WordReference Translator

      1.5.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Instant translations in Firefox thanks to WordReference

      6
      58 votes
      • PROS: Instant translation embedded in Firefox, Support for dozens of language combinations, Access to WordReference forums
      • CONS: Pop-up window is not very usable, Opens up in a whole new tab
    • WordReference.com dictionaries

      2.0.9

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Get a Multi-Language Dictionary with WordReference.com Dictionaries

      1
      2 votes
      • PROS: The app is free to download and install., Contains 19 different dictionaries, covering multiple languages.
      • CONS: Certain aspects of the interface can be fiddly., Much of the app's contents can already be found online.
    • Destiny Companion

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone

      Bring Destiny with you!

      9
      2 votes
      • PROS: Messages, Forums and news about Destiny will keep you informed when you're on the go, Check character stats and quest information on your mobile device
      • CONS: Does not allow you to change settings, information only
    • Emote Maker

      8.0.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Create your own smileys for chats, emails and even forums

      5
      54 votes
      • PROS: Easy to use, Good help, Random smiley generator, Add signs and clothes
      • CONS: Somewhat unstable
    • Simple Machines Forum

      (SMF) 2.0.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Create a custom message board forum in minutes

      7
      56 votes
      • PROS: Lightweight script, Runs quickly, Very customizable
      • CONS: Can be tricky to set up for novice users
    • Amino Communities for Chat and Forums

      1.0.32

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      iPhone

      A free social & communication app for iPhone, by Narvii Inc.

      -
      No votes yet
      • Web Forum Reader

        1.11

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Keep track of your favourite forums

        5
        15 votes
        • PROS: Helps you keep track of multiple forums, Very easy to use, Accepts many types of forums
        • CONS: Interface is very plain, Doesn't accept all forum types
      • BitNami concrete5 CMS Stack

        5.5.1-0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        concrete5 CMS is a content management system that allows to deploy web applications, websites, stores and forums.

        10
        1 vote
        • The Pentacore

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Browser-based online MMORPG

          9
          20 votes
          • PROS: Lots of depth, Attractive environments, Integrated chat and forums
          • CONS: Confusing interface, Terrible English translation,
        • Zendesk

          varies-with-device

          License
          buy
          Platform
          Web Apps

          Zendesk - Build better customer support

          -
          No votes yet
          • PROS: Multi-channel support services track all your data in one place, Excellent reporting tools and functionality
          • CONS: Granular pricing structure results in very expensive full packages, Offsite support may not be suitable for sensitive information
        • phpBB

          Full Package 3.0.11

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Create an online community with this open-source bulletin board package

          9
          143 votes
          • PROS: Complete self-hosted message board package, Integrates with content management systems, Useful support forums available
          • CONS: Can be tricky to set up for novice users
        • ProjectForum

          7.0

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Mac

          Professional and easy web/wiki collaboration forums

          9
          6 votes
          • PROS: Easy to configure and use, no tech skills required, Mixture between forum and wiki
          • CONS: Help is only available as downloadable PDF file
        • bbPress

          1.0.1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Mac

          Excellent WordPress-style forum creation platform

          7
          1 vote
          • PROS: Based on the same infrastructure as WordPress, Instant integration with WordPress blogs, Easy to create forums and administer them, Highly customizable with plug-ins
          • CONS: Still in early stages so plug-ins are limited, Requires your own hosting
        • Coolp

          6.0

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Customize your emails and forums

          5
          2 votes
          • Yuedu Forum Viewer

            1.4

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Yuedu Forum Viewer is designed for view forums and conferences....

            -
            No votes yet
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