Software for Programing Augmented/Mixed Reality and Creating Visual and Audio Design Elements

Authoring Software

Microsoft Visual Studio 2017
Fully-featured integrated development environment (IDE) for Android, iOS, Windows, web, and cloud.
Available for Windows or MAC(beta) 

Unity Game Engine
A platform offering everything you need to create successful games and engaging experiences.
Available for Windows or MAC

Partner with unity and is used for solving the hard problems of Mixed/Augmented reality.

Hololens SDK/Emulator
Install the HoloLens emulator to build holographic apps without a HoloLens.

Design Software

Autodesk Sketchbook
Available on Windows, Mac, iOS, Android.
FREE or PRO Edition $30 a year

makes design simple for everyone. Create designs for Web or print: blog graphics, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations and etc.Free Online Web Service with Templates

A robust browser photo editor, for all your editing needs. Have full control over your images, including layers and effects.

3D Modeling Software

3D creation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, even video editing and game creation.
Available for Windows, MAC, Linux

3D digital sculpting software for creating organic 3D models.

SketchUp Make
Model accurate 3D designs and export into other 3D applications.


Music Software

Free, open source, cross-platform audio software for multi-track recording and editing. Available on Windows, Mac, and Linux

A whole music creation studio right inside your Mac or ipad. Available on the Mac or iOS(ipad and iphone - requires download from the Apple App Store) 

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