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Desktop Application Development Services

Desktop application development - ScienceSoft

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.

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

Healthcare

Banking and financial services

Telecoms

Retail

Education and training

Manufacturing

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

Highlights of ScienceSoft’s Desktop Projects

Cross-platform Desktop App for a Leader in Image Processing

Cross-platform Desktop App for a Leader in Image Processing

  • 40% development costs reduction due to Qt-powered cross-platform development.
  • 7 projects involving testing, modernization and desktop development from scratch.
Viber – VoIP Messenger with 1.17 Billion Users – for Desktop

Viber – VoIP Messenger with 1.17 Billion Users – for Desktop

  • Evolution of the Qt-based messenger app for Windows, Mac OS, and Linux.
  • Integration with the mobile app and an online billing portal.
Anti-Procrastination App Acknowledged by The Daily Telegraph and BBC

Anti-Procrastination App Acknowledged by The Daily Telegraph and BBC

  • Development of the Qt-based multiplatform app to block time-consuming websites.
  • Full-cycle app testing to ensure cross-browser compatibility.
Teleconferencing and Business Messaging App with Text-to-Speech

Teleconferencing and Business Messaging App with Text-to-Speech

  • App modernization to comply with accessibility policies using VoiceOver and Narrator engines.
  • Use of Qt to ensure compatibility with multiple OS versions and simplify future updates.
Offline Translation Tool with a Database of Over 700 Languages

Offline Translation Tool with a Database of Over 700 Languages

  • Modernization of the Visual Basic-based app using C# and .NET 4.0.
  • App testing and evolution – ScienceSoft’s team added predictive typing and support of Windows 8+ versions.
Desktop Graphic Suite for Designing Printed Content

Desktop Graphic Suite for Designing Printed Content

  • Modernization of the Delphi-based app using C++ and Qt; app integration with the back end.
  • Added features: product catalog viewing, image upload, image editing, order placement.
Web Browser with Over 10 Million Monthly Active Users

Web Browser with Over 10 Million Monthly Active Users

  • Cross-platform development, music services integration, and continuous evolution.
  • Added features include auto-updating, cryptographic tools, and in-app torrent downloading.
Desktop E-book Management Software for a Digital Marketplace

Desktop E-book Management Software for a Digital Marketplace

  • Development of the e-book library app with online and offline functionality.
  • Integration with .pdf and .doc reading software and the Customer’s website.
VPN Client for Desktop

VPN Client for Desktop

  • Modernization of the desktop VPN app to include OpenVPN services, upgrade tunneling protocols, and introduce the more secure authentication method.
  • Continuous maintenance and support.
iLivid Video Download Manager

iLivid Video Download Manager

  • 2.5+ year-long cooperation and iterative development.
  • Integration with YouTube and other video sites, 50 hosting services, and VLC player software.

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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

The Financial Times Includes ScienceSoft USA Corporation in the List of the Americas’ Fastest-Growing Companies 2023

For the second year in a row, ScienceSoft USA Corporation ranks among 500 American companies with the highest revenue growth. This achievement is the result of our unfailing commitment to provide high-quality IT services and create best-value solutions that meet and even exceed our clients’ expectations.

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

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