Android Application is a comprehensive software stack of mobile devices that includes an operating system, middleware and key application. This rich source of software bunch is used in Mobile Technology through its innovation module of The Android Software Development Kit (SDK). Android is a mobile operating system based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open-source software, designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets or a tablet PC running on the Android OS. Android apps are written in the Java programming language and use Java core libraries. They are first compiled to Dalvik executables to run on the Dalvik virtual machine, which is a virtual machine specially designed for mobile devices.
A software application developed for use on Apple's iOS-powered iPhone devices. iPhone apps are available through the Apple App Store and are designed to run on Apple's iOS mobile operating system, which powers the iPhone as well as Apple's iPad and iPod Touch devices. Apple encourages developers to program their own iPhone apps for download through the App Store, and the company has released an SDK with sample code projects to help developers get started. iPhone apps in the App Store can be freely downloaded or purchased by users, with revenues for the latter shared between Apple (30%) and the software developer (70%).
Desktop Applications are run stand alone on the user’s laptops and systems. The term used for these applications desktop differ these apps from mobile applications which is in the trend. The key features of desktop applications are the efficiency of the application is high and also these are highly customized as per user’s requirements and flexibility.The applications installed on the system’s local server known as the desktop apps, you can install it from the online websites or use the CD drive to complete the installation process. After the installation process, it does not require any internet connection to access, it works on the system’s local server.Sometimes, it looks people do not contrast between desktop or web applications, although they are different from each other.