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Filemaker Pro 9
Using Filemaker Pro users can easily and fast create databases - and even share them over the web. Customize the applications you build to get the look-and-feel you or your organization require. Once... Alternatives: OpenOffice Base Kexi Glom
Kexi 2.2
Kexi strives to be a rapid application development (rad) tool for database driven development. Use Kexi to quick design forms to access and create your data - just as any full features application....
Microsoft Visual Studio 2008
For professional development for the Microsoft platforms - Visual Studio provides the tools for it. Alternatives: SharpDevelop MonoDevelop Code::Blocks Qt Creator
Qt Creator 1.2.1
When you want to build applications with state of the art GUI interfaces you may want to look at Nokia's Qt Creator. It is focused on the idea of providing Qt users the features they need to get up...
Borland Delphi 2006
Borland Delphi is a software development platform based on the delphi programming language (derived from pascal). Due to its simple language, IDE and GUI/forms editor - Delphi has been one of the top... Alternatives: Lazarus
IBM Rational Rose
Rational Rose is a family of UML (Unified Modeling Language) products from IBM. Each of the products are either targeted different developer roles or different platforms/programming languages. For... Alternatives: StarUML ArgoUML
WaveMaker is a visual, drag and drop development platform for building web applications. WaveMaker generates standard Java applications that can run in any Java server. Applications created by...
NetBeans IDE 6.8
NetBeans is an open source integrated development environment (IDE) for Java development. However, a C/C++ pack exists that lets you use NetBeans for your C/C++ projects. As a IDE for Java NetBeans...
PowerBuilder 12
If you need to build a user interface atop a database, you need PowerBuilder, an OOP (Object Oriented Programming) system that gives you flexibility and keeps you ahead of the development curve. You... Alternatives: WaveMaker Glom
KompoZer 0.7.7
Kompozer is an open source web development tool built on NVU. The project strives to fix bugs in the NVU project and added new features to it. Both the HTML editor as well as the CSS editor has so...
Aptana 2
Aptana is an html/javascript editor, however, it does not provide any WYSIWYG feature - but it is still an amazing editor with many advanced features. Aptana is intended for people developing dynamic...
OpenLaszlo 4.0
OpenLaszlo is an open source development platform for web applications. It's main target today is generating macromedia flash files (swf)and AJAX/DHTML for use on web pages and sites. OpenLaszlo is...
Komodo Edit 5
Komodo Edit is an open source editor by ActiveState that is different from your run-of-the-mill editor in that it has many features that are usually absent in editors, but you might find in IDEs...
MonoDevelop 2.0
MonoDevelop is an open source free Gnome integrated development environment (IDE) for C#. Eventhough MonoDevelop has a short history it has some of the same features you would find in any...
Eclipse 3.3
Java based IDE which aims to be a universal development toolkit. Even though it has it's roots in Java eclipse's plug-in base allows it to edit files for almost any environment including but not...
StarUML 5.0
StarUML is a great open source UML application. Supporting UML 2.0 and MDA (Model Driven Architecture) StarUML let's you work with all related diagrams. Code generation can be done for Java, C++ and...
ArgoUML 0.24
ArgoUML is a great UML (Unified Modeling Language) tool. Written in Java and using Java Web Start makes it easy to work with (install) and use on any platform. It has full support for the UML 1.4...
Microsoft Access 2010
Microsoft's versatile tool for creating database driven application - or simply just maintain your data. Even though Access has its own embedded database engine - it is also able to connect to other... Alternatives: OpenOffice Base Kexi WaveMaker Glom
Glom is an advanced database system and user interface designer with lots of high-level features. Its advantages include its simplicity and nearly no programming requirements. Loosely based on...
Code::Blocks 8.02
Code::Blocks is an C++ IDE which makes it easy for experienced as well as new developers to create applications. Application made with Code::Blocks and based on wxWidgets - are portable between Linux...
jEdit 4.2
jEdit is powerful open source editor that has taken the best features from all other editors and combined them into one. And as an open source java application is runs on virtually any platform....
Editra 0.4
Editra is an open source text editor that supports a variety of features, including syntax highlighting, for over sixty programming languages. Since it is built using wxWidgets, it can run on...
SharpDevelop 3.0
#develop (short for SharpDevelop) is a free IDE for C# and Visual Basic.NET projects on Microsoft's .NET platform. Features code completion, forms designer, syntax highlighting, code bookmarks and...
WinMerge 2.6
WinMerge is an excellent tool for developers that simplifies merging. Start by selecting two directories and WinMerge will quickly show you which files are alike - and which there are different and...
UltraCompare 4.20
UltraCompare is a great tool for developer when it comes to comparing and merging source code. And if you are already using UltraEdit this is a natural choice since it integrates seamlessly into it.... Alternatives: WinMerge
Mono is an open source implementation of the Microsoft .NET Framework. It most powerful feature is that Mono allow the execution of .NET application on almost any platform - including (but not...
Quanta Plus 3.5
For quick and effortless web development - Quanta Plus is steadily becoming a worthwhile competitor to the commercial web editors on the market. Quanta Plus's features include multi-document...
Altova XMLSpy 2009
XMLSpy is most likely the number one XML editor on the market. While other programs may include XML editing functionalities - XMLSpy does it to perfection. The editing features and support for both... Alternatives: XML Copy Editor Serna Free
Notepad++ 5.2
Notepad++ is an excellent open source replacement for Microsoft Notepad, but has many more features that lets it compete with commercial text editors for both development and web design. Some...
Sakai 2.5
Sakai is an open source learning system, an online collaboration to support teaching, learning and research collaboration. Many of the developers come from the organizations that are using Sakai; an...
Lazarus 0.9
Lazarus is an open source development environment that strives to be Delphi compatible. Based on Free Pascal Lazarus has a great foundation that allows you to create applications that will run on all...
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0
.NET is a framework made for application development and web services. It allows you to use components from multiple programming languages and combine them. Also the framework provides a large class... Alternatives: Mono
Borland JBuilder 2006
Borland has always produced greate integrated development environments (IDE) - and JBuilder is no expection. All featres has been worked through to perfection, making JBuilder a feature packed... Alternatives: Eclipse NetBeans IDE
OpenLaszlo Editor
For all of you looking for a great editor for your OpenLaszlo projects - look no further than Eclipse. Eclipse is an open source integrated development environment (IDE) that was originally made for...
Cinelerra 4.0
Cinelerra is a highly advanced and professional video editing, but still remains open source. Cinelerra solves three main tasks: capturing, editing and compositing. There is virtually no limit to the...
Apple iTunes
iTunes has gone through a massive development over the past few years. It started as a simple music player and organizer required to transfer music to and from your iPod, iPhone or iPad - today... Alternatives: Amarok Banshee Songbird musikCube
Nvu 1.0
Nvu is a web development system primarily developed for Linux but is now also available for windows and mac. The project aims to be an open source alternative for the major commercial web authoring...
For Mac OS X Cyberduck is simply one of the best ftp clients around. Supporting both standard ftp and secure ftp (sftp) - Cyberduck is a versatile and easy to use ftp client. Additionally Cyberduck...
XML Copy Editor 1.2
XML Copy Editor is a versatile XML editor primarily focused on text editing with XML files. However, XML Copy Editor provides many other features including validation of DTD and XML schemas - as well...
Quest Software Toad for Oracle
Toad is one of the most populare and widely used database development and administration tools. This feature-rich product is a must-have for everyone working with Oracle. Features include query... Alternatives: TOra SQLTools SQuirreL SQL Client
VMware Server ESX
VMware was one of the first virtualization software available for PC. With the ability to run almost any x86 based operating system as a guest operating system on top of another - it provides new... Alternatives: Xen OpenVZ Cooperative Linux VirtualBox
SQLTools 1.4.1
SQLTools is an open source tool for Oracle database development. It is a small and light weighted tool which also aims at being fast and responsive. SQLTools' powerful editor has many features to...
Mathematica 6
Mathematica, created by Wolfram Research, isn't just a computation tool; it's great for documentation, development, visualization, deployment, simulation and modeling. It has proved to be a reliable... Alternatives: Scilab Octave Sage
FlightGear 1.0
FlightGear is a flight simulator compatible with virtually any operating system including Windows, Mac and Linux - with several unique features and options that may be quite different than you're...
vBulletin 4.0
vBulletin often seen used on a wide variety of sites and is consider a popular commercial forum software package. The first version of vBulletin was released in 2000 and since then many years of... Alternatives: IceBB phpBB
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
As backend for Microsoft products that require a database - Microsoft SQL Server is available to make integration and development simple and easy. SQL Server is today considered one of the top 3... Alternatives: MySQL PostgreSQL Firebird Ingres 2006 Community Edition
OpenOffice 3.0
OpenOffice provides a great alternative to existing commercial office suites. It comes with word processor (Writer), spreadsheet (Calc), presentation (Impress), drawing and graphing tool (Draw), tool...
Nullsoft Scriptable Install System 2.37
NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open source tool for the development of Windows installers. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible and is therefore highly...
Oracle Database 10g
Oracle Databases has been on the market for almost 30 years. This makes Oracle the most well-known commercial database company ever - and the many years of research and development has produced the... Alternatives: MySQL PostgreSQL Firebird Ingres 2006 Community Edition
Helix Player 11
Helix Player is an open source edition of the media player - Real Player, but is only available for unix platforms - mainly Linux. The application is part of the Helix DNA Platform which is a...
Navicat is a database management tool that lets users manage multiple databases on remote servers as well as local. Features include Unicode support, wizards for importing and exporting, batch job... Alternatives: SQLTools HeidiSQL SQuirreL SQL Client
Pinta is a cross platform drawing and editing program. It uses some of the code from Paint, so it has the advantage of being familiar to users who have played around with Paint. It is a drawing and...
Rational Purify
Purify is the most well-known memory debugging tool around. It's memory corruption and memory leak detection helps keep hard-to-find bug out of your applications. On install Purify integrates into... Alternatives: Valgrind
JBoss Application Server
JBoss Application Server is the most widely deployed open source application server on the market. As a certified J2EE platform it supports all features of J2EE 1.4 including additional services such...
JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA 6.0
Well-known for it's refractoring and J2EE support - IntelliJ IDEA is one of the most used commercial Java IDEs available. The intelligent code editor helps the developer and increases productivity.... Alternatives: Eclipse NetBeans IDE now in Spanish
(read this announcement in Spanish below) The popular Open source directory (Open Source as Alternative) is now available in Spanish - How do you avoid paying for a Final Cut or...
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