Download Augmented Reality - Best Software & Apps

  • CyberLink YouCam

    8

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Spice up webcam chats, presentations, and more

    7
    4261 votes
    • PROS: Support for HD video and augmented reality, Works with most major messenger clients, Great background scenery effects, Expandable with downloadable effects, Includes surveillance and security tools
    • CONS: Effects sometimes look very superimposed, Installation takes a while, Photo apps only mainly useful on tablets
  • Pokémon GO

    0.49.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    A new gaming method that is taking the world by storm

    7
    1329 votes
    • PROS: Very addictive and offers the satisfaction of collecting things, Real-world augmentation has been put to great use, Discovering new creatures in new places is exciting
    • CONS: The graphics could have been better considering current Smartphone technology, Niantic gain access to a wealth of your private information, It is very data hungry and battery power hungry
  • Autodesk Homestyler

    License
    free
    Platform
    Web Apps

    Free Home Decoration Application for Desktop Computers

    8
    590 votes
    • PROS: Improved graphics have heightened the three-dimensional experience, A file size of only 11 megabytes will not drastically affect the memory of most systems
    • CONS: English Chinese and French are the only languages currently supported, This software is not as detailed as the more advanced packages on the market
  • Google Sky Map

    1.6.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Navigate the night sky

    7
    259 votes
    • PROS: Offers real time information based on your location, Toggle layers representing different aspects of Space, Very simple to use
    • CONS: No background information about the things you're looking at
  • Ingress

    1.104.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Discover the hidden world of Ingress

    10
    4 votes
    • PROS: Fantastic new GPS based gaming, Fun hacking mini game, A whole online conspiracy to unravel
    • CONS: Can be a bit buggy, relying on GPS accuracy, You may find it boring without friends to play with, Graphically basic
  • Jurassic World™ Alive

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Hunt Augmented Reality Dinosaurs in Jurassic World™ Alive

    9
    38 votes
    • PROS: A game that can be played while you stay active., DNA-mixing feature allows customisation.
    • CONS: Not something to enjoy from the comfort of home., Some may find core gameplay too similar to existing titles.
  • Intel® RealSense™ SDK

    2014

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Incorporate finger tracking, facial analysis, speech recognition, augmented reality, background segmentation & more to apps.

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    No votes yet
    • Transformers: Age of Extinction Movie: Official App

      2.0.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone

      Get more from Optimus Prime with this companion app

      8
      8 votes
      • PROS: Lots of photos from the movie, High-quality graphics, Ambitious use of augmented reality
      • CONS: App feels half-finished, Tedious mini games
    • Apple ARKit

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Software to enhance augmented reality kits for smartphones

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      • PROS: Much more accurate rendering of a real-world environment., Users can add new code into the existing software package.
      • CONS: There may be some bugs present., Will only function with Apple operating systems.
    • Meetup

      2.7.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      Web Apps
      iPhone

      Organize and join meetups from your Android device

      9
      1 vote
      • PROS: Easy to use, Manage your meetup account, Great for meeting new people
      • CONS: Browsing different groups can be tedious, Limited compared to website
    • Satellite AR

      varies-with-device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      A free books app for Android, by Analytical Graphics Inc.

      9
      1 vote
      • MarineTraffic ship positions

        Varies with device

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A Full Version program for Windows‚ by WOW GROUP

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        • GeoGebra Augmented Reality

          2.01

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          iPhone

          A free program for iphone

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          No votes yet
          • Star Wars Arcade: Falcon Gunner

            1.0

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            iPhone

            Fight the Empire in augmented reality!

            10
            1 vote
            • PROS: Great fun to begin with, Good use of camera and compass, Real Star Wars clips and samples
            • CONS: Repetitive, simplistic gameplay, SFX could be improved
          • Layar Reality Browser

            8.4.1

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Android

            Find out what's around you with this augmented reality app

            8
            7 votes
            • PROS: Fun way to explore what's around you, Customize what you want to see, Displays useful, accurate information about locations, Great social capabilities through layers, Enjoy digital extras through Point and Scan feature
            • CONS: Some areas not well stocked with content, Some technical glitches
          • Just a Line

            1.0.1

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Android

            A Fun and Simple AR Drawing Tool

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            No votes yet
            • PROS: Simple and fun, Video recording of short creations
            • CONS: Very few colors to experiment with, Limited support devices and apps
          • Warhammer: Age of Sigmar - Champions

            1.0

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            iPhone
            Android
            Windows

            Combine digital and physical gaming

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            No votes yet
            • PROS: Digital and physical gaming combined, Addition of digital trading cards
            • CONS: Not yet released, Will require the purchase of both the board game and app
          • ARDefender

            1.6

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            iPhone

            Augmented reality comes to tower defense games

            8
            1 vote
            • PROS: Looks really cool, Simple, addictive gameplay, Varied enemies
            • CONS: Only one game mode, Slightly unstable
          • The Walking Dead Our World

            0.160.2.7

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Android
            iPhone

            A free game for android

            9
            10 votes
            • Layar Reality Browser

              8.4.1

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              iPhone

              Find out what's around you with this augmented reality app

              7
              5 votes
              • PROS: Fun way to explore what's around you, Customize what you want to see, Displays useful, accurate information about locations, Great social capabilities through layers, Enjoy digital extras through Point and Scan feature
              • CONS: Some areas not well stocked with content, Technical glitches hamper usability
            Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
            #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
            11.0389.2Android, iPhone
            25907.6Web Apps
            31.6.42597Android
            40.49.113296.8Android, iPhone
            5842616.7Windows
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