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Educational (109 programs)

  1. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Simple gameplay mechanics. In-game bonuses and power-ups. Impressive game design. Additional challenges make the game interesting.
    CONS: Not much difference between Adventure and Gauntlet mode. Difficulty progression too slow for competitive players.
  2. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Lots of different levels and challenges. Cute cartoon-style effects and backdrops. Will definitely improve children's typing skills. Supports a huge number of languages. Fun and useful even for adults. Guided lessons on touch typing.
    CONS: Only works in full-screen mode. Menu isn't laid out very well. Not all sections are translated when using different languages. Music might get repetitive.
  3. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Organizes and stores all research in one secure location. Quick and easily adaptable citation and bibliography creation. Supports citation plug-ins for various word processors. 2GB free cloud storage.
    CONS: Synchronization with other libraries can be slow. Science based with limited features for arts or humanities.
  4. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Guidance toolkit for teachers. Engaging curriculum. Community of educators. Excellent teacher controls.
    CONS: Heavily controlled by teachers. Limits student creativity.
  5. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Free design software. Hundreds of pieces to choose from. Includes built models to get you started. Great 3D designing environment. Used by serious LEGO designers. Great for LEGO creativity without having to have all the physical pieces. Fun to create online designs in real life. Different modes available. Offline mode available.
    CONS: Requires extreme mouse accuracy. Perhaps difficult for younger users. LEGO Design byME no longer supported. Software no longer updated. Some operating systems may not support software.
  6. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Educational and fun. Lots of levels. Deals with easy and advanced math.
    CONS: A bit repetitive. Graphics could be better.
  7. PROS: Addictive and fun. Colorful and family friendly. A simple gaming premise that suits casual gamers.
    CONS: If you become stuck on a level you may grow tired of the game. Very little changes from one level to the next. It is a puzzle game that some people cannot comprehend enough to enjoy.
  8. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Educational. Has mini games. Very detailed. Challenging.
    CONS: Postcards cannot be reread. Hard to earn bonus coins. May take hours to complete a level. Some levels are too difficult.
  9. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Very stable and powerful. Comes with Unicode support.
    CONS: Can be tricky to learn. No svn support.
  10. License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: An excellent and intuitive user interface which streamlines the production process. Advanced algorithmic capabilities to handle extremely complex computational tasks.
    CONS: This system is not designed for novices within the computing industry. The demonstration package will not provide access to more advanced functions.
  11. PROS: Unique gameplay style. Simple interface.
    CONS: Gets easier over time. Few accessibility options.
  12. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
  13. PROS: Intuitive control system. Turn your own photos into jigsaws. Daily Challenges provide new content every day.
    CONS: Only available on Windows devices. Contains in-app purchases.
  14. PROS: Safe. Retro style. Cross-platform. Interactive questions. Large fandom community. A multitude of assistive tutorials.
    CONS: Can be slow.
  15. License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Thrilling plot. You learn through play. Lots of game.
    CONS: Easy if you are actually a programmer….
  16. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Three new game modes to try. 25000 words to find. Vibrant and engaging graphics.
    CONS: Can feel repetitive.
  17. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Neat and minimalist user interface. Uses click and drag system. Generates its own gates.
    CONS: Lacks in-program tutorial. Requires knowledge of circuits and truth tables.
  18. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Colorful graphics and upbeat sounds. With various levels to play. Serves as typing practice as well.
    CONS: No other game modes are available.
  19. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows

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