Desktop Application
Development

Whether you require a hardware- or operating system specific desktop application — standalone or web-enabled; a utility or a plug-in, we’re capable of building a functionally and visually rich, high-performance, responsive desktop software just the way you need it or better.

A multi-facet area of expertise with roots in hardware design, UI and front-end implementation, as well as web technologies — several of Softeq’s core competencies that differentiate us from the crowd — desktop software creation neatly slots into a full-cycle development routine. Auxiliary services may also include desktop apps re-engineering and migration into web.

Desktop Technologies

  • .NET
  • Xamarin.Mac
  • Qt
  • UWP/Universal Windows Platform
  • JavaFX
  • Unity

Desktop Application Types

  • Standalone business apps
  • Client-server apps
  • Collaborative applications
  • Desktop games
  • Utilities and plug-ins
  • System apps and services
 

Bringing Web Sophistication to Your Desktop

With demand for accessing the required content anytime, anywhere surging, having a desktop application that also supports content synchronization, instant access to the file system, and asset download provides an added advantage. Harnessing web technologies while capitalizing on the security of the desktop environment avails a two-way approach to creating protected, reliable, fast-performing desktop applications talking to a user through a sophisticated UI.

Desktop Development

System Level Desktop Development

Softeq is particularly strong putting its hardware-level expertise at work when developing drivers, system services and other software interfacing with the operating system’s work in order to connect it with various devices and sensors, such as vibration, optical, lighting sensors and others, and networking peripherals. On the system level, we work with multiple interfaces, including USB, PCI, I/O and others.

Application Level Desktop Development

Softeq’s team is capable of implementing both compact desktop apps and logic-rich enterprise-scale desktop solutions. Leveraging the OS power, we deliver native apps for Windows, including Windows 10, Linux and MacOS and cross-platform applications on Qt and JavaFX that demonstrate excellent performance and have a great usability regardless of the target screen or device.

 

Secure Desktop Apps for Devices

Synchronizing, managing, and updating information, files, and multimedia on your mobile device using a desktop app is one of the numerous possibilities of tapping the power of the underlying operating system. With the IoT gaining a stronger foothold, setting, controlling, enhancing compatibility, as well as updating home devices via a computer installed app is becoming as common. Softeq’s background in electrical engineering along with profound embedded system implementation experience are the cornerstone of our software development competency for creating desktop apps communicating with devices.

Desktop Technology Proficiency

Whether you are upgrading to Windows 10, conceptualizing the next consumer market hit or develop a powerful business app from scratch, our desktop software engineers are here to help. We offer years of hand-on experience in native and cross-platform development of desktop applications on Qt, JavaFX and Xamarin for Windows and MacOS. Softeq’s unmatched technology capabilities secure rich functionality, high productivity, usual and smooth user experience, and seamless integration of desktop apps with enterprise solutions, office products, any kind of third-party software, devices, and web services.

Development Languages

Development Languages

 
  • C#
  • C++
  • Java
  • JavaScript
Development Environment

Development Environment

 
  • MS Visual Studio
  • Xamarin Studio
  • Qt Creator
 
Presentation Layer

Presentation Layer

 
  • QML
  • QtWidgets
  • HTML + CSS
  • WPF/XAML
  • WinForms
ORMs and Databases

ORMs and Databases

 
  • MSSQL
  • SQLite
  • EntityFramework
  • NHibernate
  • Dapper
  • MongoDB
Frameworks and Components

Frameworks and Components

 
  • WCF (Windows Communication Foundation)
  • WF (Workflow Foundation)
  • MSMQ
  • RabbitMQ
  • Caliburn.Micro
  • MVVM LightDevExpress controls
  • Telerik controls
  • Syncfusion controls
  • RestSharp
  • TWAIN
  • Qt
  • Wix Installer
  • Qt Installer framework
  • InstallShield
  • Win2d
Tools

Other Tools and Solutions

 
  • MS Expression Blend
  • MS SQL Server Management Studio
  • SVN
  • Git
  • Mercurial
  • Atlassian JIRA
  • Atlassian Confluence
 

Featured Projects

Epson FastFoto: A Next-Gen Analog Photo Scanning System for Preserving and Sharing a Family’s Legacy

 

An External Device UWP App Prototype for More Rewarding User Experience with MS Windows

 

Desktop Video/Audio Content Capturing and Processing Software for Multichannel Video Recorders

 

Action Sports Performance Tracking Solution: Trick and Move Detection with Real-time Activity Data Overlays

 

Smart Utility for Building Interactive Maps and Workspace Layout

Softeq helped an American multi-site tech giant meet the challenge of seating arrangement by implementing a C#-powered utility for Windows machines that enables users to easily create and edit markup of interactive plans and maps. Employed as a universal workspace layout building service, the utility allows associating an image of a plan or a map with an office and generating layouts of points of interest, while detecting them in a single click.

Kernel-mode Windows Driver: Improved Feature Configurability for Multiple Device Versions, Optimized Performance

 

A Client-Server Desktop CRM App: Tighter Customer Engagement, Higher Sales Conversion with On-the-Go Access to Business Critical Data

 

A Virtual Button Driver: Enabling More Consistent User Experience with Screen Orientation on Convertible Laptop PCs

 

A Cross-platform C++ Library for a Desktop App: Enabling Action Camera Media Upload to Major Social Networks

 

Smart Golf Shoes for Weight Balance Visualization Helping Sportsmen Deliver Smoother Strokes

To help professional golfers improve their performance, a leading sports apparel manufacturer conceived a MacOS app that would allow visualization of their weight distribution for golf swings, long drivers, and other shots. The MacOS app collects this data from the pressure sensors embedded in the golf shoes through smart middleware developed by Softeq and presents the user a neat infographic for a detailed analysis.

Multi Utility Application for Windows: Providing Improved PC Protection and Optimization Capabilities to Small Business Users

 

Data Analysis and Instrument Control Software for Mass Spectrometers

Softeq helped create instrument control software to enable a leading provider of mass spectrometers to perform elemental and molecular research on both solid and liquid compounds, including organic materials. The data analysis and visualization tools additionally developed by Softeq's team to quantify the output of the mass spectrometers have been instrumental in successful genomic research and many other fields of materials study.

A Custom-made Windows-based Pager Driver: Helping American Messaging Service Support US Medical Pros in their Day-to-day Operations

 

ZAPS LiquID™ Station: Achieving Greater Extensibility in Automated Multi-parameter Water Quality Monitoring

 

 

Go Desktop with Softeq

Whether you you’d like to bring a new spin on your existing flagship app or impress your customers with a completely new desktop user experience, let us make your development endeavor a smooth and safe journey to implementation success. Talk to our subject-matter experts today.

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