Download Game Development - Best Software & Apps

  • OpenAL

    2.0.7.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    An Open Audio Library With Amazing Positional Audio

    6
    293 votes
    • PROS: Simulating attenuation is very clever, Employing the Doppler Effect is impressive, Amazing at creating positional sound
    • CONS: There are some proprietary programs that are better, The current version is not open source, It works on 15 operating systems but it should work on more
  • M.U.G.E.N

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Create your own 2D fighting games

    7
    1648 votes
    • PROS: Allows you to create classic cartoon style fighting characters, Includes one demo game to test
    • CONS: Not suitable for those unfamiliar with DOS
  • JCheater: Vice City Edition

    1.7

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Android

    A Full Version game for Android‚ by Net Tech Development Ltd

    8
    24 votes
    • Game Maker

      Lite 8.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Create your own computer games

      7
      4187 votes
      • PROS: No programming experience necessary, Lots of instructions and user forums
      • CONS: Still takes some getting used to, Games limited by size
    • JCheater: GTA III Edition

      1.8

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Android

      A Full Version game for Android‚ by Net Tech Development Ltd

      8
      18 votes
      • Unity

        4.3.4

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Cutting-edge game development application

        7
        405 votes
        • PROS: Suitable for 3D gaming, Very powerful development tools, Create standalone games and widgets
        • CONS: Complex for beginners
      • GameGuru

        2016

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        No coding required game development

        5
        3 votes
        • PROS: Simplest way to create a game, No coding required
        • CONS: Lacks advanced options, Basic assets and game engine
      • Unreal Development Kit

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A free Development program for Windows

        7
        240 votes
        • Project Spark

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Modular games for everyone

          6
          120 votes
          • PROS: Easier to use than other similar games, Good tools, Behavior of figures easily determined, Easy to use
          • CONS: Comic style takes getting used to , Limited to items from the database
        • GameSalad

          Beta 0.10.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Mac

          A free Development program for Windows

          7
          66 votes
          • Alice

            Beta 3.0.0.1.1

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows
            Android

            A free (gpl) Design & photography program for Windows

            6
            210 votes
            • The Evil Within 2

              1.0

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Intense and exciting survival-horror role-playing game for personal computers

              9
              6 votes
              • PROS: The Evil Within 2 is stunning in regards to its visual development., Intricate gameplay and truly formidable horrors will appeal to fans.
              • CONS: Not intended to be played by children., A substantial amount of memory is required.
            • Shade 3D for Unity

              13.2.3

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              3D modeling and animation for game development, especially for Unity

              9
              9 votes
              • XStart

                2.4.1

                License
                buy Download
                Platform
                Windows

                An easy to use application launcher

                5
                9 votes
                • PROS: Easy to use and configure, Allows you to create groups
                • CONS: Doesn't always speed up badly defragged PC's
              • Hearthstone Deck Tracker

                varies-with-device

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                A deck tracker and game manager for Hearthstone

                10
                2 votes
                • RPG Maker VX Ace

                  License
                  buy Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Make the game you’ve always dreamed of!

                  5
                  8 votes
                  • Victoria II

                    2016

                    License
                    buy Download
                    Platform
                    Windows

                    A full version game for Windows‚ by Paradox Development Studio

                    4
                    3 votes
                    • Snap

                      3.0

                      License
                      buy Download
                      Platform
                      Windows

                      Turn your webcam into a fun photobooth

                      6
                      145 votes
                      • PROS: Very easy to use, Detects webcam automatically, Wide range of filters and effects, Share on Facebook
                      • CONS: Doesn't allow you to select graphic format, No printing or sending photos by email, Not many options
                    • Codecombat

                      varies-with-device

                      License
                      free Download
                      Platform
                      Windows

                      Game for learning how to code.

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                      • Game Editor

                        1.3.6

                        License
                        buy Download
                        Platform
                        Windows
                        Pocket PC

                        Build your own Windows and PDA games

                        7
                        36 votes
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