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Desktop Application Development Services

Desktop application development is aimed at building desktop software for Mac, Windows, and Linux or upgrading existing desktop apps with new functionality. A company with 34 years in IT, ScienceSoft offers professional desktop application development services using C++/Qt, .NET, and Python.

Desktop application development - ScienceSoft
Desktop application development - ScienceSoft

Our Desktop App Development Teams

C++ department

  • Established in 1989.
  • 40+ C/C++ developers proficient in Qt.
  • 70% of developers have 10 years of experience.
  • 100+ successfully delivered projects.
Our C/C++ development services

.NET department

  • Established in 2004.
  • 50+ C#/C++ developers and 7 architects experienced in .NET.
  • 50% of developers have MCTS and MCPD certifications.
  • 190+ successfully delivered projects.
Our .NET development services

Python department

  • Established in 2013.
  • 25+ Python programmers.
  • Use of ScienceSoft’s 34 years of expertise in data science and analytics.
  • 50+ successfully delivered projects.
Our Python development services

We Know Your Industry


Banking and financial services



Education and training


Oil and gas

Transportation and logistics

Types of Desktop Apps We Develop

Enterprise Resource/Process Management Software

Employee productivity software

  • Teleconferencing and VoIP software
  • Time-tracking apps
  • Virtual office software

Financial software

Industrial automation

Healthcare software

Emergency and security

  • Video surveillance software
  • VPN software
  • Backup software
  • Data loss prevention software
  • Antivirus software

Image/media software

  • 3D rendering software (CAD)
  • Image processing/editing software
  • Video/audio editing software
  • Video streaming apps
  • Media viewing apps

Utility software

  • File and content managers
  • Browsers
  • Downloading and torrenting software
  • Drivers, plugins, and add-ons

Explore ScienceSoft’s Featured Desktop Projects

Our Customers Say

ScienceSoft has worked with us to develop a library application that lets customers easily access their digital libraries on Windows, macOS, iOS, and Android. We have continued iterating on that application and adding new features over several years. ScienceSoft's developers produce good code, they are quick to respond, detail-oriented, and a very good value for our money.

We have been working with ScienceSoft for 6 years, and they have become our long-term technology partner. Our relationships covered multiple areas such as software development of server-based systems with desktop and mobile clients, testing, consulting and integration. ScienceSoft’s professional and knowledgeable staff has the willingness to endeavor best efforts to ensure project success.

During our cooperation, ScienceSoft proved to have vast expertise in Healthcare and Life Science industries related to the development of desktop software connected to laboratory equipment. They bring top-quality talents with deep knowledge of IT technologies and ISO 13485, IEC 62304 standards. ScienceSoft’s team demonstrated a great engineering culture and proactive approach to work.

Ready to Launch Your Desktop App Project?

Rely on ScienceSoft’s ample experience in delivering successful desktop software – and enjoy your modernized or brand-new desktop application.

Technologies We Employ in Desktop App Development

ScienceSoft USA Corporation Is a 3-Year Champion in the Financial Times Rating

Three years in a row (2022–2024), the Financial Times has included ScienceSoft USA Corporation in the list of 500 fastest-growing American companies. This is the result of our dedication to driving project success despite any constraints and disruptions.

Perks of Our Desktop Application Development

Cross-platform development

Apart from targeting Windows, Mac OS, and Linux natively, ScienceSoft's desktop app developers help you reduce development time and costs up to 50% by delivering Qt-based app code that smoothly runs on all popular desktop operating systems.

Focus on delivering high-quality results

Smart installer

ScienceSoft complements desktop apps with the installer that reacts to the installation conditions, including the OS version, user language settings, third-party software/libraries, or previous app versions installed.

Fast, transparent, and effective processes

ScienceSoft applies Agile principles, CI/CD, code reviews, and unit testing in all desktop app development projects. We also follow a set of KPIs that we share with our clients. Regular progress reports and integrated risk management provide transparency and project predictability. We also create detailed documentation for each development stage and set up collaboration that encourages knowledge sharing among team members and close cooperation with clients.

Our Desktop App Development Lifecycle

Desktop dpp development lifecycle - ScienceSoft

Consider ScienceSoft as Your Desktop Application Development Company

ScienceSoft is ready to carry out end-to-end development or join an ongoing project to handle a particular desktop app development stage. We also offer dedicated development teams or separate developer resources to augment your in-house team.

Desktop App Development

We plan, design, and develop a powerful desktop app from scratch. You can also add integration, support, and maintenance to the service package.

Project kickoff: In 1-2 weeks.

Pricing model: Fixed price or T&M.

Go for development

Desktop App Modernization

We refactor your app code using modern tools, bring the app to newer OS versions or other OSs, or introduce entirely new features.

Project kickoff: In 1-2 weeks.

Pricing model: Fixed price or T&M with a cap.

Go for modernization

Our scoping and estimation processes are described in detail here:

How we scope software development projects

Our approach to cost estimation