Download Interface Design - Best Software & Apps

  • Microsoft Office 2010

    Home and Business 2010

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The quintessential productivity suite

    6
    30169 votes
    • PROS: Enhanced design in the 'ribbon' interface, Support for videos in PowerPoint, Lots of improvements in Outlook, Translation and screen capturing tools, Faster and lighter on system resources, Lets you share documents online in SkyDrive
    • CONS: None so far
  • PaintTool SAI

    1.2.5

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The drawing utility that'll bring out your artistic side

    6
    17718 votes
    • PROS: Lots of paint options, Includes layers and canvases, Easy-to-use interface
    • CONS: Interface is plain and outdated, Takes time to learn advanced features
  • AutoCAD

    2017

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    The industry standard CAD design package

    6
    3830 votes
    • PROS: Design in 2D and 3D, Packed with features, Create and edit DWG files across platforms, Lots of customisation features
    • CONS: Requires very powerful hardware, Very large download file
  • FIFA 14

    1.0

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Windows Phone
    Java

    Refined gameplay and amazing realism in FIFA'S 2014 edition

    7
    5430 votes
    • PROS: 2v2 online Co-op Seasons mode, Extraordinary gameplay, More fluid and realistic animations, Excellent usability and menu design, Slower, more reasonable pace of the game
    • CONS: No changes to the team management menu, No new features in the graphics engine
  • Windows 8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Good for tablets: touchscreen operation, new apps and easier on the battery

    7
    10345 votes
    • PROS: Sleek, modern design, Very stable, Snappy interface, Includes new native Metro Apps, Support for traditional desktop apps
    • CONS: Metro interface takes some getting used to, Works better on touch screen devices
  • Paint.NET

    4.0.21

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free, easy-to-use photo editor with support for layers

    7
    5489 votes
    • PROS: Well-designed interface, Support for layers, Easy to use, Includes lots of filters and effects
    • CONS: Not as complete as other major graphic suites
  • Dev-C++

    beta 9.2 (4.9.9.2) 5.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Community Created Design Studio

    7
    3005 votes
    • CorelDRAW Graphics Suite

      X8

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      One of the most complete graphic design programs

      7
      7815 votes
      • PROS: Great selection of tools, Covers different areas: page layout, photo editing, vector drawing, Clean, intuitive interface design, Very well documented
      • CONS: May be hard for beginners, Not enough integration between apps
    • Autodesk DWG Trueview

      (32-bit) 2014

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free Software for Viewing AutoCAD Data Files

      6
      703 votes
      • PROS: View and share AutoCAD data files for free, Easy-to-use interface even for non-professionals, Compatible with new and old versions of data files
      • CONS: No support or updates offered with this freeware licence, Lacking any real editing features
    • GIMP

      2.8.22

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Open source image editor gets even better

      7
      8329 votes
      • PROS: Multiplatform, Powerful image editing tools, Lots of interface tweaks to make it newbie friendly, Single-window mode, Powerful free image editing program
      • CONS: Can't view multiple items in single-window mode, Not many included automated features
    • QQ Messenger

      International 1.6

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Complete IM client with cute design and great features

      7
      712 votes
      • PROS: Clear, nicely designed interface, Lots of customization options, Support for text, voice and video chats, Usual IM features: smileys, nudges, file sharing..., Extra tools like remote control, screen capture and video recording
      • CONS: Sometimes adding contacts is difficult, You can't download new interface themes, Number ID for contacts: not very user-friendly!
    • AIMP

      4.02.1713

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      An excellent audio player with handy extra tools

      9
      8015 votes
      • PROS: Nice interface design with support for skins, 18-band equalizer, Support for online radio, Full featured tag editor, Support for all popular audio formats
      • CONS: None so far
    • Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

      3.31

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac
      Android

      Detect and eliminate malware for free

      8
      3334 votes
      • PROS: Small installer and fast setup, Scans throughly and quickly, Removes any infected file or malware, Blocks dangerous websites, Nice, easy-to-use interface design, Free
      • CONS: Doesn't offer realtime protection in free version, Scan priority not customizable
    • GIMP

      2.8.14

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Open source image editor gets even better

      6
      760 votes
      • PROS: Multiplatform, Powerful image editing tools, Lots of interface tweaks to make it newbie friendly, Single-window mode, FINALLY runs natively on the Mac
      • CONS: Can't view multiple items in single-window mode, Not many included automated features
    • Fotor Photo Editor

      2.0.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac
      iPhone

      Elegant and easy to use photo editor

      7
      1473 votes
      • PROS: Easy to use, Professional results, Slick interface, Social network integration
      • CONS: Doesn't support printing
    • Microsoft Office 2010

      Professional Plus 14.0.4760

      License
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      Platform
      Windows

      The productivity suite for professionals

      6
      2545 votes
      • PROS: Enhanced design in the 'ribbon' interface, Support for videos in PowerPoint, Lots of improvements in Outlook, Translation and screen capturing tools, Faster and lighter on system resources, Lets you share documents online in SkyDrive
      • CONS: None so far
    • ICQ

      8.2.7138

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac
      Windows Phone
      Windows Mobile
      Symbian

      Chat, play and share files with your friends

      7
      1146 votes
      • PROS: Easy, quick installation, Nice interface design, Loads of smileys, animations and other eye-candy, Text and video chats, Integration with social networks
      • CONS: Video chat is not embedded in the conversation window, Social networks must be configured on the program's website, No innovation over other IM apps
    • Blender

      (32 bits) 2.66a

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Truly amazing modeling, animation and rendering

      7
      1525 votes
      • PROS: Incredible variety of features, Extensive online help, Non-overlapping interface
      • CONS: Aimed at advanced users, Sheer degree of variety is overwhelming
    • DraftSight

      2015

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      3DS Draftsight CAD Software

      7
      588 votes
      • PROS: Free version available with full feature set, Light-weight and fast program, Easy to use interface with many customization options , Professional version adds advanced scripting capacity in a number of languages
      • CONS: Free version does have some minor bugs in user settings etc, Professional version pricing puts it on par with other more robust programs
    • Pencil

      0.4.4b

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Create animated digital comics

      6
      888 votes
      • PROS: Clear, customizable drawing interface, Neatly-organized timeline, Open source
      • CONS: You'll need a graphics tablet to get anything impressive out of it
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