What are the best software for creating apps in a PC?

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    Udemy

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    Kenneth Brown
    Written on October 15, 2018
    "I needed to go deeper with java and my friend Jason suggested I try one of these udemy courses. I went with the complete java masterclass. Best decision I could ever make. It not only refreshed my knowledge but taught me some new things I didn't know. Very useful!"
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      Android Studio

      Android Studio is the tool provider for building different apps on devices that run under Android. With this studio you can begin immediately to code edit and performance tooling with a flexible build system that will allow you to create high quality apps.


      Software

      Windows

      Free

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      Rodrigo Montiel
      Written on October 7, 2017
      "Android Studio is a very good program for creating apps for Android devices. Once you get used to the IDE and learn a bit about coding, it is easy to create projects in it. ..."
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      Rodrigo Montiel
      Written on October 7, 2017
      "Android Studio is a very good program for creating apps for Android devices. Once you get used to the IDE and learn a bit about coding, it is easy to create projects in it. It is limited to just Android software, but it is very good at what it does."
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      Nicole Hamilton
      Written on October 3, 2017
      "i wanted to get in on this app craze and make one of my own. Android Studio is a great app. it has templates, sample apps and lots of support for those of us who don't know how to code."
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      iOS Development
      iOS 11 sets a new standard for the world's most advanced mobile operating system. Your apps can now become more intelligent using the power of machine learning with Core ML. You can create incredible augmented reality experiences with ARKit. And you can deliver a more unified and immersive user experience with new multitasking features, including drag and drop for iPad, the new Files app, new camera APIs, new SiriKit domains, Apple Music integration, and more.
      Software

      Mac

      Free

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      Pamela Scott
      Written on October 1, 2017
      "iOs Development would probably be better suited for a Mac/Apple based program. It is very specific to Apple, such as Siri and iPad."
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      Pamela Scott
      Written on October 1, 2017
      "iOs Development would probably be better suited for a Mac/Apple based program. It is very specific to Apple, such as Siri and iPad."
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      Lauren Warren
      Written on September 30, 2017
      "I wanted to create apps in a PC, so this iOS development isn't exactly what I wanted. IT works great for iOS platforms though!"
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      IntelliJ IDEA
      IntelliJ IDEA is an IDE for the JVM platform created by Jetbrains. It features coding assistance, built-in tools and integration and plugin ecosystem, supporting a lot of languages and frameworks. It has a free version and a paid subscription version. 
       
      Software

      Windows, Mac, Linux

      $14.9 - Varies by plan

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      Shirley Robertson
      Written on October 9, 2017
      "IntelliJ IDEA is one of the best softwares for creating apps on a PC. This has been one of the most powerful tools I have come across. It's easy to set up, simple to use, and..."
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      Shirley Robertson
      Written on October 9, 2017
      "IntelliJ IDEA is one of the best softwares for creating apps on a PC. This has been one of the most powerful tools I have come across. It's easy to set up, simple to use, and has a great interface overall. It also supports a lot of languages and frameworks, which really comes in handy."
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      Anthony Douglas
      Written on October 2, 2017
      "I am a novice app designer and needed something to get me started. IntelliJ IDEA gave me an awesome set of tools. I really like all of the hotkey plugins. With help from IntelliJ IDEA I was able to launch my app."
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      Eric Crawford
      Written on October 10, 2017
      "An ok application that needs some work to be practical in the real world of APP development. The controls are clunky and menus are not laid out very well. It has potential, but not in this iteration."
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      Cynthia Ford
      Written on October 1, 2017
      "I liked this for coding. It is simple to use. It helps you in what you are trying to do even if you are a novice. The tools are very helpful. It helps you with SQL and JPQL among others. It is great."
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      Windows Phone
      Windows 10 Mobile (previously Windows Phone) is a series of proprietary smartphone and tablet (under 8-inch) operating systems developed by Microsoft.
      Software

      Other Platform

      Free

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      Dylan Santos
      Written on September 27, 2017
      "I'm relatively new to the app-building world, but the Windows 10 Dev Center has been great at providing me the tools I need. At this point I'm experiencing a bit of an..."
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      Dylan Santos
      Written on September 27, 2017
      "I'm relatively new to the app-building world, but the Windows 10 Dev Center has been great at providing me the tools I need. At this point I'm experiencing a bit of an embarrassment of riches with all of the available features, but the easily-accessible help has worked me through any problems so far."
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      Christopher Riley
      Written on October 5, 2017
      "Windows phone has really helped me a great deal.I downloaded it from Microsoft store for windows 10 mobile and am able to see screenshots,read customer reviews and compare ratings easily.Am able create UWP games for my windows 10 devices like x-box"
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      Deborah Kelley
      Written on September 28, 2017
      "I needed software to create apps for PC. I found Windows Phone and it wasn't exactly what I was looking for, since it is mainly an operation system for mobile use."
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      Official Android SDK Emulator w/HAXM
      Google provides an official Android emulator as part of the Android SDK. Basic usage: Unzip Android SDK tools Run tools/android update sdk --no-ui Run tools/android list targets should give you a list of IDs Run tools/android create avd --name MyAndroid --target android-24 Run tools/emulator -avd MyAndroid Drag & Drop APK or run platform-tools/adb -e install -r FILE.apk
      Software

      Other Platform

      Free

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      Anthony Dunn
      Written on October 6, 2017
      "This is a bloated monster, but it's the standard. I actually use it mostly for the ADB util, but I've had good luck also using it to rip apart random Android apps, like, for..."
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      Anthony Dunn
      Written on October 6, 2017
      "This is a bloated monster, but it's the standard. I actually use it mostly for the ADB util, but I've had good luck also using it to rip apart random Android apps, like, for example, a recent one featured on Shark Tank."
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      Christopher Fernandez
      Written on October 6, 2017
      "I have some knowledge in coding programs but I have never tried to create app for Android. I do not have any information about the Emulator but I know Android Studio which is trustworthy."
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      Eclipse + Android Development Tools plugin
      Eclipse can accept the Android plugin for developing apps on this system. This plugin is called Android Development Tools (ADT) and extends the features of Eclipse IDE and let you start quickly to create and develop your own Android apps.

      Software

      Windows

      Free

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      Olivia Wright
      Written on October 1, 2017
      "Eclipse is a great tool for those looking to develop apps. I'm not sure it's the best option for everyone, I think beginners may be better suited with other options, but..."
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      Olivia Wright
      Written on October 1, 2017
      "Eclipse is a great tool for those looking to develop apps. I'm not sure it's the best option for everyone, I think beginners may be better suited with other options, but otherwise, Eclipse is a very useful tool for creating Android apps."
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      Wayne Carpenter
      Written on October 6, 2017
      "Eclipse is in my opinion the only way to create apps on PC, don't get me wrong I know there are others but with SDK you can't go wrong."

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    Summary

    Best software for creating apps in a PC
    Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
    1 Android Studio Software 14 Free
    2 iOS Development Software 10 Free
    3 IntelliJ IDEA Software 7 Paid
    4 Windows Phone Software 5 Free
    5 Official Android SDK Emulator w/HAXM Software 4 Free
    6 Eclipse + Android Development Tools plugin Software 1 Free
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