Download Web Development - Best Software & Apps

  • Free VPN

    3.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free VPN means secure web surfing

    7
    23 votes
    • PROS:Secure, Simple
    • CONS:Some server issues, Some dead areas
  • Adobe Dreamweaver CC

    2017

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    The industry standard for web design

    6
    974 votes
    • PROS:Packed with powerful tools , Excellent multimedia integration, Support for many coding languages, Improved CSS inspection, Integration with WordPress, Joomla! etc, Writes good clean code
    • CONS:Lengthy installation process , Takes a while for beginners to get to grips with, Requires Creative Suite subscription
  • MySQL

    Alpha 6.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Take Your Database Open Source with MySQL

    6
    522 votes
    • PROS:Free open source databases., Massively flexible and multi-platform., Used by some of the largest sites out there.,
    • CONS:Heavily dependent on add-ons,
  • UltraSurf

    16.03

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Browse the web anonymously

    7
    1365 votes
    • PROS:No installation required, Easy to use, Automatically deletes cookies and history, Disguises IP and location
    • CONS:Not enough options, You can't choose the IP
  • Java Runtime Environment

    (JRE) 32bits 8.0.600.27

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Run Java applications on your PC and web browser

    6
    857 votes
    • PROS:Quick, easy installation, Integration with web browsers, Automatic updates
    • CONS:Control panel is a bit dull
  • Firefox 64-bit

    Nightly a1 14.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Firefox: Free Web Browser for 64-bit Operating Systems

    7
    382 votes
    • PROS:Private browsing protects against tracking, Optional add-ons to customise browser, Separate address/search bars improves browser security.,
    • CONS:Some issues with browser freezing,
  • WAMPServer

    d (64 bit) 2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A GPL License Free Windows Web Development Environment

    6
    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,
  • Adobe Air

    15.0.0.293

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Build and deploy rich web apps on your desktop

    6
    126 votes
    • PROS:Smooth animations, Access to loads of original web apps, Uses up little memory
    • CONS:Quality of AIR-based apps may vary
  • Google Chromium OS

    (32516) 4.0.253.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Web-based operating system developed by Google

    7
    536 votes
    • PROS:Completely different from other OS, No learning curve: it's all a web browser, Takes seconds to boot, Perfect OS for netbooks
    • CONS:Only available as source code at the moment, Very early stage of development
  • Xenu's Link Sleuth

    1.3.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Excellent, free broken link checker

    7
    278 votes
    • PROS:Checks links automatically, Analysis can be customized, Generates HTML report
    • CONS:Takes a long time
  • Apache HTTP Server

    2.2.21

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    One of the most popular web servers around

    6
    124 votes
    • PROS:Works across platforms, Completely free to use
    • CONS:Requires some server configuration knowledge
  • PHP

    7.0.9

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    One Of The Web's Premier Programming Languages. Multi-Platform.

    6
    173 votes
    • PROS:Incredible compatibility, Lots of support,
    • CONS:Speed issues, Learning curve
  • Construct 2

    r114

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Make HTML 5 games without knowing how to code

    7
    141 votes
    • PROS:Intuitive interface, Powerful and simplified tools, Ability to export to Chrome Web Store, Great demos and tutorials to get started
    • CONS:Doesn't teach basic programming, Free version lacks more advanced features
  • JSON to CSV Converter

    1

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Convert JSON to CSV easily. Accepts JSON text, JSON files or JSON URLs.

    7
    6 votes
    • GameSalad

      Beta 0.10.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      A free Development program for Windows

      7
      59 votes
      • SQL Server

        2000

        License
        try Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A trial version Development program for Windows

        5
        81 votes
        • phpMyAdmin

          4.0.9

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Mac

          Manage MySQL databases via the web

          6
          52 votes
          • PROS:Great starting point for PHP and SQL, Extensive tutorials and books
          • CONS:Requires some initial PHP and SQL knowledge
        • Nvu

          1.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Mac
          Windows

          Complete web authoring system

          6
          12 votes
          • Free Vpn Access

            2.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Access Restricted Web Sites and Surf the Internet Freely

            7
            13 votes
            • Adobe Fireworks

              CS6 12.0

              License
              try Download
              Platform
              Mac

              Accelerate web design and development

              5
              66 votes
              • PROS:Excellent video authoring solution for professional video editors, Fully compatible with other Adobe tools, Supports the newest technology: Blu-Ray, digital tapeless cameras, Work natively with a huge number of video formats
              • CONS:Complex for beginners
            Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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            116.0313656.9Windows
            2(32516) 4.0.253.05366.6Windows, Mac
            3d (64 bit) 2.15786.4Windows
            420179746.4Windows, Mac
            5(JRE) 32bits 8.0.600.278576.1Windows