This list is to be an all-inclusive information portal for Magic: The Gathering software. Any downloadable, executable software tailored for MTG will be added. A small purpose description shall inform users as to the program's capabilities and function. Author credits are added whenever they are available.
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Author : Wizards of the Coast WebSite:HomeDownload Pricing: $10 USD. Additional cost per booster/box purchase. Purpose: The official online Magic software. Card search, deck creation, online purchasing and trading of digital cards, fully featured gameplay, full rules enforcement, etc. Read all about it in wikipedia.
Author : Neoshroom & Dragonstudios WebSite:DownloadML WalkthroughMTGS Article Pricing: Free Purpose: Drafting. Allows players to participate in real-time drafts, using sanctioned methods such as Booster and Rochester. After the draft is finished, it allows for the deck to be saved for play in Apprentice, MWS, and others. Often used in online draft tournaments.
Author : Neoshroom & Dragonstudios WebSite:DownloadML Walkthrough Pricing: Free Purpose: Card search, deck creation, and game play. Allows either single-player games with no opponent, or direct connection to another player via internet/lan for a 2-player game. Often used in online tournaments.
Magic Workstation (MWS)
Author : Magi-Soft Development WebSite:HomeGame DataCard ImagesML Walkthrough Pricing: $19.95 USD. Free evaluation version. Purpose: Card search, deck creation, and game play. Allows single-player fishing, or 2-player games. Has direct connection to opponent, as well as the ability to search for players seeking an opponent. Often used in online tournaments.
OCTGN (Online Card- and Tabletop Games Network) (Octagon)
Author : "OCTGN Team" WebSite:Original SiteDownload OCTGN3 Pricing: Free Purpose: Card search, deck creation, and game play. Allows either single-player games with no opponent, two-player connections, and multiplayer (3+) connection. Also has built in draft and sealed games. Often used in online tournaments, including leagues supported by OCTGN's creators. Comment: Read all about OCTGN in its Official Thread
Magic Set Editor (MSE)
Author :twanvl WebSite:HomeOfficial Thread Pricing: Free Purpose: Allows for the creation of custom card sets. Includes the ability to render custom Magic card images in nearly all printed styles, and several custom styles. Is capable of providing automatic keywords, statistical outputs, and random booster packs for sets being created. Features support for 10 languages, and 28 games. Allows sets to be exported to MWS, Apprentice, LackeyCCG, HTML, and text. Comment: There is a 3rd party (semi-official) site dedicated to updating the file libraries, creating addons, etc, located Here that may help you with MSE.
Author :MTGRares WebSite:HomeDownload Pricing: Free Purpose: Card search, deck creation, and game play. Allows single-player games against a computer AI opponent. It has more than 1,300 cards. MTG Forge has full rules enforcement. Is Java based.
Wagic, The Homebrew?! (WTH?!)
Author :Wololo WebSite:HomeSVNCommunity Pricing: Free. Purpose: Create your Decks, battle against the AI, and earn credits to get more cards. Supports more than 8700 cards as of 2012/01, also has several alternate game modes (Momir Basic, Hermit Druid,...) and allows players to create their own mods, rules, and scenarios. The main difference with other such programs is that it runs on your favorite mobile platforms too (Android/iPhone/iPad/PSP/Nokia N9 and N900), so you can play on the go. It is also easy to add your own cards with a simple text editor.
Author : Trevor Agnitti WebSite:Home Pricing: Free. (Will also have a premium version) Purpose: Card search, deck creation, and game play. Allows single-player fishing, and multiple player games. Has direct connection to opponent, as well as the ability to search for players seeking an opponent. Comments: Currently in Beta status.
Author : Sal Valente WebSite:HomeInstructionsPorting to Mac Pricing: Free. Purpose: Card search, deck creation, and game play. Allows single-player fishing, or 2-player games. Has direct connection to an opponent.
Author :Kristian Kilpi WebSite:HomeMTGS Thread Pricing: Free Purpose: Full featured card search, deck creation, and cataloging. Has up-to-date card prices, errata, and rulings. Allows for decks to be exported for Apprentice and MWS.
Card search, cataloging, and deck creation. Allows custom sets to be imported from MSE via an addon. Comment: For an always up to date feature list, check here.
Generic Collectible Card Game
Author : Tommi Ronkainen WebSite:Home Pricing: Free Purpose: Card search, deck creation, and game play. Allows single-player fishing, and multiple player games (up to 4 players). Has direct connection to opponent, as well as the ability to search for players seeking an opponent.
Author :Tablassus WebSite:Home Pricing: Free Purpose: Card search, deck creation, and game play. Allows Booster/Rochester drafting as well as sealed deck generation. Allows single-player fishing and 2-player games, including some alternate rules games (such as momir). Has direct connection to an opponent, and 3rd player watching.
Author : Max-Wilhelm Bruker WebSite:Home Pricing: Free Purpose: Cockatrice is an open-source multiplatform software for playing card games, such as Magic: The Gathering, over a network. It is fully client-server based to prevent any kind of cheating, though it supports single-player games without a network interface as well. Both client and server are written in Qt 4.
Author : Author WebSite:Home Pricing: $3.99 USD Purpose: Decked Builder is a mobile app that is designed to allow you to build decks, stay current with MTG Strategy, and manage your collection. The app also includes current card prices so you can check to see what your entire collection is worth. There is a version available for Mac, iPhone, iPad and Android.
Author : Alena Laskavaia WebSite:Home Pricing: Free Purpose: Magic Assistant is multi-platform application for "Magic: The Gathering" players. Includes Card Browser, Library Organizer, Deck Builder and MTG Tournament Manager. Comes with MTG cards database and allows web updates. See home page for details.
Platforms: Android, Chrome OS
Author: The Munson's Apps
WebSite: BlogGoogle PlayChrome Webstore
Purpose: Tracking MTG singles with live prices from several stores and have them offline.
Platforms: Chrome OS
Author: The Munson's Apps
WebSite: BlogChrome Webstore
Purpose: Allows to search for cards while browsing in different websites.
Platforms: Windows, OS X
Author: Joshua Anghel
Pricing: $19.95 after 30 days FREE.
Purpose: Database browser and collection and deck manager
Magic: The Hangout Platforms: All Author: Creating Genius, Inc. Website: CreatingGenius.com Pricing: Free Purpose: FREE Google Hangout App. Allows you to play online against others via Video chat. You see their cards and they see yours.
Totally free and brand new.
No software to Load. Just use Google chrome along with your google account. Does not cost a thing! Instructions: Either goto link above OR Start a hangout. Goto APPs. Find Magic: The Hangout.
WebSite:Download Pricing: Free Purpose: Old Microprose
6/20/14: List recreated
6/21/14: Apps removed
9/22/14: Link added
Author : Magic Card Hub WebSite:www.magiccardhub.com Pricing: $4 USD per month. Purpose: Manage your MTG collection by sets, locations and decks. Tracks card movement and deck history. Where's my cards? Now you know.
Author: Kyle J Cardoza
Website: None currently, download and discussion available at http://reddit.com/r/ArtificeMTG
Pricing: 100% Free
Purpose: Artifice is a custom card creation tool similar in theory to Magic Set Editor, but designed and built from the ground-up exclusively for the Mac.
Author: ancestral AKA proudawesome
Pricing: 100% Free
Purpose: MTG.Design is a web-based card creator that aims to create high-quality and accurate Magic card renderings. Accessible on desktop and mobile. Currently in beta.
Platforms: Windows, from Windows XP to Windows 10 Author: PalmROOT, Inc. Pricing:$30 with free 30-days full features trial Purpose: deck editor, collection builder, card search, deck legality and stats, card prices, reports
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