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Education & Reference (1069 programs)

  1. TypingMaster

    11.0.868
    • 3.7
    • (5849 votes)

    Free app to improve typing speed

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Offers engaging content, Comes with a simple interface, Supports performance analysis, Features multiple practice tests, Integrates with other programs
    CONS: Available only for Windows OS, Not available for mobile devices
  2. Sonma Typing-Expert

    2.01.0000
    • 4.1
    • (2013 votes)

    Get fluent in Hindi and English!

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Detailed statistics, Effective learning, Multiple exercises, Personalized goals
    CONS: Minor glitches, Only for Hindi and English
  3. Google Earth Pro

    7.3.6
    • 4.2
    • (12383 votes)

    Free geospatial desktop application

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Easy controls, Lots of how-to guides for new users, Good for users with advanced feature needs, Import GIS and GPS data, Supports common software like ArcGis, Features high-quality imagery, Street-level exploration
    CONS: High bandwidth required, Can't use the full app offline, Not constantly updated, Some areas are not available for street view, Can be slow to load images
  4. Google Classroom

    1.8
    • 4.1
    • (3846 votes)

    A free and easy-to-use Google learning tool

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Offers a huge collection of assignments, Offers quick access to resources, Saves all the work automatically, Keeps users engaged in learning
    CONS: Account management can be complex
  5. MathType

    7.4.10.53
    • 3.7
    • (3379 votes)

    Interactive equation editor

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Professional results, Easy to customize keyboard shortcuts, An intuitive interface, Compatible with MathML and TeX, Simple exporting, Integrates with Microsoft Word and Powerpoint
    CONS: The number of options can be overwhelming
  6. Mavis Beacon Free

    20
    • 4.1
    • (367 votes)

    Free typing tutor app

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Personalized lessons and exercises, Arcade-style games, Works on all Windows versions, Refurbished features and advanced technology
    CONS: Cannot be adjusted to full screen, Sluggish set up process, Memory-intensive, Lessons are not as inclusive as other free typing tutors
  7. Draw.io

    13.9.9
    • 4.3
    • (758 votes)

    Create hassle-free diagrams

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Works efficiently for creating diagrams, Free to use, Easy to learn
    CONS: Lacks certain elements
  8. Google Earth

    7.3.6
    • 4.1
    • (35006 votes)

    A free global exploration tool

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Cross-platform, Detailed street views, Customizable projects, Interactive information, 3D buildings and landscapes
    CONS: Can be blurry
  9. Scratch

    3.29.1
    • 3.7
    • (11364 votes)

    Learn to code with this free app!

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Free to download and use, Provides tutorials and FAQs, Easy-to-use interface, Suitable for kids and adults
    CONS: Occasional crashes
  10. Publish or Perish

    8.2.3944
    • 4
    • (113 votes)

    A free citation tool for academics

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Has a clean and simple interface, Analyzes and presents data clearly, Suitable for researchers and students, Offers a detailed help section
    CONS: May seem complicated at first
  11. RapidTyping

    5.4
    • 4
    • (2835 votes)

    Free touch typing educational game

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Supports different typing languages, Allows the creation of custom lessons, Colorful interface helps stimulate young learners
    CONS: Doesn’t have preset tasks for sentences or paragraphs
  12. TypingMaster Typing Test

    10.1.1.846
    • 3.7
    • (2833 votes)

    How fast can you type?

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Easy to use and navigate, Helpful typing exercises, Tests speed and accuracy, Features fun typing games
    CONS: Pages take time to load, Lessons can be time consuming, Limited languages available
  13. Oxford Dictionary of English

    2.2.0.7
    • 4.1
    • (603 votes)

    Comprehensive English Dictionary for Smartphones

    License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: More than 350 000 words are currently listed, This database is updated on a regular basis
    CONS: There is no free version of the Oxford Dictionary of English, 190.86 megabytes of free memory are required; quite hefty for a mobile phone dictionary
  14. Udemy

    Varies with device
    • 3.9
    • (222 votes)

    Online learning platform for professionals

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Over 155,000 courses offered, Available in 65 languages, Flexible payment and subscriptions plans
    CONS: Questionable instructor qualification
  15. ActiveInspire

    1.5.0
    • 4
    • (334 votes)

    A free and interactive lesson planner

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Includes a resource library, Features a customizable interface, Suitable for all age groups, Offers various tutorials
    CONS: A little complicated for beginners
  16. Calibre

    6.7.1
    • 4
    • (2507 votes)

    Organize, store, and read your e-books

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Convert, import and read your ebooks easily, Clear interface
    CONS: RSS support isn't brilliant
  17. Microsoft Small Basic

    1.2
    • 3.8
    • (386 votes)

    A beginner-friendly software for programmers

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Easy to install, Fun design, Beginner-friendly, Has a lot of help files a lot of help files
    CONS: Can only save in small basic file type, Interface is too simple, Cannot customize interface, Options are limited
  18. GeoGebra

    6.0.741
    • 3.6
    • (6797 votes)

    Flexible and free mathematical software

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Provides multiple representations of dynamically linked objects, Covers arithmetic, geometry, algebra and calculus, Offers portable file, Free for students and teachers
    CONS: Complicated for beginners, Update manually
  19. TypeFaster

    0.4.2
    • 3.6
    • (596 votes)

    Learn to Type Faster with this Free Software

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: A simple and clear-cut user interface cuts down on the learning curve., Users can quick gauge their process to appreciate how far they have advanced.
    CONS: May not be as entertaining as more modern third-party software versions., Other languages such as Russian Japanese and Chinese are not yet supported by this package.
  20. Al Quran for Windows 10

    3.10.0.1
    • 4
    • (324 votes)

    Listen to Islamic Scripture with Al Quran for Windows 10

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Free to download and use., Features some of the most commonly-recited surahs.
    CONS: Does not feature the entire Quran., The interface is not well-designed.

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