Download Visual Programming - 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
    4529 votes
    • PROS: Magnificent form editor, It includes a SQL engine, Intellicode suggestions, High quality support
    • CONS: Less powerful than the normal version
  • Visual Studio 2013

    Express Edition

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Create your own applications

    7
    1407 votes
    • PROS: Easy-to-use interface, Compatible with all levels of development experience, Error checker and auto-correct included
    • CONS: Complicated for beginners to learn
  • Visual C++

    Express 2010

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Essential toolkit for Visual C++

    6
    1150 votes
    • PROS: Essential tool for Visual C++, Much easier on the eye than previous versions
    • CONS: Lacks advanced features
  • Microsoft Visual Studio

    Ultimate

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The only Development Environment You'll Ever Need

    6
    597 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
  • Microsoft Visual C# 2008

    Express 9.021022.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Windows application creator for personal computers

    6
    452 votes
    • PROS: There is absolutely no charge to install Microsoft Visual C 2008, It provides the user with access to a host of automated tools and functions
    • CONS: Users will still need to have some previous coding experience, It is not as advanced as more modern software
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2008

    Express Edition SP1 9.0.30729.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Add The Visual C++ Libraries To Your PC For Free

    6
    671 votes
    • PROS: Great for people who have deleted or corrupted their current C++ libraries, Handy for engineers working with pre-2010 code
    • CONS: There is a more modern updated version, Many modern computers already have this software
  • RAPTOR - Flowchart Interpreter

    fall-2014

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Create free flowcharts for programming students

    7
    52 votes
    • PROS: Create more successful algorithms, Provides a visual aid when programming
    • CONS: Only supported on Windows, Visually outdated for newer OS
  • Kodu

    Preview 1.1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Game programming environment for kids

    8
    1817 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
  • Android Studio

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Complete Free Development Suite for Android

    8
    29 votes
    • PROS: Free download, Complete development suite
    • CONS: Only for experienced users, Sole focus on Android systems
  • Scratch

    1.05

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A free Audio program for Windows

    6
    27 votes
    • Alice

      Beta 3.0.0.1.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Android

      Create Animation and Learn Programming with Alice

      6
      210 votes
      • PROS: Accessible interface., Has a good variety of ready-made models., A quick way of creating animation., Can be used to teach programming.
      • CONS: Smaller children will find it complicated., Lacks the capabilities of professional animation software., Some ready-made models are rather crude., Character-builder is limited.
    • 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
    • MonoDevelop

      Varies with device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      MonoDevelop is a simple multiplatform Integrated Development Environment

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      No votes yet
      • PROS: Multi-platform development environment, Clear easy-to-use interface design
      • CONS: Can run slowly especially on older machines, Updating to newer versions is unpredictable
    • CSSEdit

      2.6.1

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      A gorgeous CSS editor for Mac

      7
      20 votes
      • PROS: Gorgeous interface, Instant preview, Extract style sheets, Great visual editors, Validation Tool
      • CONS: None
    • Clickteam Fusion 2.5

      2016

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Clickteam Fusion 2.5 - Game creation software

      3
      2 votes
      • Code Visual Editor

        2.0

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Code editor integrating code browser, program analyzer, & doc generator

        5
        59 votes
        • Visual Pascal

          1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Users can make a large amount of programming code without typing.

          8
          6 votes
          • VisionLab VC++

            5.0.3

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Visual C++ Advanced Computer Vision Library. Motion, and Image recognition (Canny, Hough Lines, Contour Finder, and more).

            6
            3 votes
            • Godot Engine

              2016

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              A Full Version PC game for Windows

              9
              1 vote
              • VB Decompiler

                10.4

                License
                buy Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Decompiler for Visual Basic 5.0/6.0 Native Code and P-Code applications and .NET disassembler

                10
                4 votes
                Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
                #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
                1Preview 1.1.018177.5Windows
                2Express Edition14076.8Windows
                3Express Edition Express Edition 201045296.5Windows
                4Express Edition SP1 9.0.30729.16716.3Windows
                5Express 201011506Windows
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