Powerful solutions for your specific business needs

Desktop applications offer unique features in terms of performance, security, and user experience. We help you convert these features into real-world advantages for your business.



Our apps utilise multi-threading and advanced tech for optimal hardware performance, ensuring faster processing and a more reliable environment for your complex operations.


user experience

Desktop apps we build offer deep OS integration, providing a rich, multi-window experience that can be fully personalised. This level of integration results in an app that is not just functional but also user-friendly.


High-level data

We employ advanced encryption, data obfuscation, and controlled access strategies to significantly reduce the exposure to data vulnerabilities and safeguard your organisation’s sensitive information.



While offering robust offline functionality, your desktop app will also seamlessly sync with cloud-based services for data backup and recovery. We ensure your data is safe, up-to-date, and accessible from anywhere.

Prioritising security in desktop app development

Our desktop application development approach places a strong emphasis on safeguarding your data and ensuring the integrity of your desktop app. Our security experts hold ISO 27001 and Cyber Essentials Plus certifications and strictly adhere to OWASP secure coding practices, ensuring that your desktop software is not only high-performing but also fortified against cyber threats.



Adherence to data protection regulations, such as GDPR or HIPAA, depending on the project and business requirements.


Local data
storage security

Robust encryption techniques, access controls and secure data deletion practices to protect your sensitive information.


system resource access

By adhering to the Least Privilege Principle, we ensure that the desktop application accesses only the necessary system resources.



Anti-tampering measures and code obfuscation techniques to strengthen your application against external threats.



Secure communication protocols and optimised firewall configurations to safeguard network interactions.



Continuous monitoring and adaptive application enhancements to counter emerging threats and vulnerabilities. 


security updates

Process implementation to keep third-party libraries and frameworks up to date to mitigate vulnerabilities.


coding practices

Secure coding standards and regular code reviews to identify and fix security vulnerabilities.


Security audits &
penetration testing

Periodic security audits and testing to improve the security of the application and address potential threats.

Need a desktop app that delivers security, offers customisation and is packed with powerful features?

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“GoodCore Software hit their promised timelines and they delivered within our budget.


Sam Nimmo, Director,

Kittle Group

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“The involvement of GoodCore’s ownership set a good tone for the whole engagement and made it an absolute pleasure to work with them. Their interpersonal skills were top-notch.

Kevin Mason

Kevin Mason, CFO,

Harding Display

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“Their flexibility is one of our partnership’s highlights. If we need something from them, they provide it as soon as possible. We can really rely on them.”


Tim Eberhart, Chairman & CEO,


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"They’ve known from the beginning that we’re on a really tight deadline. We’ve had six months to decide what we want and get it launched. They’ve done that, which I don’t think many people could’ve done. It shows the dedication and hard work of their team."


Viki Smith, General Manager,

Printed Music Licensing Limited

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“GoodCore’s organisation, methodology, and transparency distinguish them from other providers”

David William

David William, Head of IT,

London Women's Clinic

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“With some outsourced agencies, the client only really speaks to the project manager, who then speaks to the rest of the team. I’m really glad that we have a direct relationship with the developers.


Tracey Walton, Managing Director,

Weight Loss Resources

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“They have a unique ability to understand the resources that we need, even if we don’t always know ourselves.”

James McNab

James McNab, Development Manager,


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“I was most impressed by GoodCore Software’s excellent communication. They were very accessible, and we had a better experience than with other companies we had worked with in the past.”

Eilis Hughes

Ellis Hughes, Director,


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“We’re most impressed with GoodCore Software’s capacity to deliver high-quality and on-point solutions. We didn’t find the need to go through product iterations because their team always brought precise ideas to the table.”


Leigh Ellis, Technical Director,

CoolCare LTD

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“GoodCore Software is amazing at everything — I’ve been blown away by them. The team has exceeded my expectations at every level and on every metric.”

Scott Gardiner

Scott Gardiner, Founder & CEO,


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“They always exceeded our expectations and were ahead of schedule.”

Livvy Probert

Livvy Probert , Co-Founder,


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"They delivered on time and the system is doing what we want it to do. It checks all the boxes, and we’re pleased about it. This software was the core thing we needed before we could kick off our business. There wasn’t anything like this in the pharmacy sector. It has helped us big time"

Jamil Muhammad

Jamil Muhammad, General Manager,


Designed for streamlined usability and powerful performance


User-friendly installation

We ensure a user-friendly installation process with straightforward steps and default settings, catering to all user levels for a smooth software setup.


Efficient workflow

Our desktop applications mimic natural user processes, offering intuitive workflows that minimise learning time and maximise productivity.


Seamless functionality across

Whether it's a high-resolution monitor or a compact laptop screen, our responsive applications adapt seamlessly, offering optimal usability and visual clarity in any setting.


Performance optimised for
real-world use

We optimise the desktop software for diverse hardware and network environments, delivering robust performance and seamless user experience.


Personalised to fit your

Our modular architecture makes applications highly customisable, offering the flexibility to tailor features to your specific business requirements and users.


Smooth application update

We integrate built-in updater modules, such as Windows Update and Sparkle, that automatically check for and download updates without user intervention.

Types of desktop applications we develop

Got a desktop app development project in mind to transform your business? We’ve got the expertise.

Enterprise software

  • Accounting software

  • Customer relationship management (CRM)

  • Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems

  • Investment and portfolio management

  • Billing and invoicing tools

HR software

  • Recruitment and applicant tracking system (ATS)

  • Payroll management software

  • Performance management systems

  • Employee engagement tools

  • Time tracking and attendance software

Supply chain software

  • Inventory management systems

  • Procurement software

  • Warehouse management systems

  • Transportation management systems (TMS)

  • Demand planning and forecasting tools

Educational software

  • Learning management systems (LMS)

  • Educational games and interactive learning tools

  • Student information systems

  • E-Library and research tools

Frequently asked questions

The cost of desktop application development varies widely. For a basic desktop application, costs start around £10,000 to £20,000. More advanced applications requiring custom features or complex integrations can escalate to £50,000 or more. The final desktop development cost depends on various factors, including the application's complexity, the technology stack, and the development timeline. Please consult with our team to discuss your specific desktop application development requirements and receive a more accurate estimate.

If you are looking for ongoing support and have an ambitious product roadmap, our team is happy to evaluate your support and desktop software development needs. We provide maintenance and support as an integral part of our full-cycle desktop application development services. This means that for products we have developed, we assign dedicated support to help your product evolve and grow.

You will be the sole owner of the Intellectual Property rights to your desktop app. Our software development company do not retain ownership of any part of your project at any stage of the desktop application development process. From conception to completion, the Intellectual Property rights remain exclusively yours, ensuring that you have full control over your product and its future use.

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