As the times are moving forward so are the tools that are utilized in everyday jobs. As a web designer, your staple tools and apps have been similar for many years. But as new challenges arise so does the need for new and improved tools.
The age old Adobe Photoshop has been present since the beginning, but today we have many tools that make that designer life much easier and a faster experience for everyone. The tools we will list below are in our opinion just some you should get to know and maybe use if you find them helpful.
The fun drag and drop animations and interactions app hits the market with a big bang. The app itself was created to make interactive and intuitive prototypes for Android and IOS. It is an app that lets you build up an asset very fast with the drag and drop system. The best part about the app is that it is very simple to use so even beginners should not be intimidated with this app.
2) Adobe Kuler
The best free tool that you can pick up from Adobe, that lets you create custom color schemes. It is very simple to use and does the job as expected. We just hope that it stays free so many new web designers can benefit from it.
The new app that is here to replace the popular Photoshop. The app has a good design and is very easy to use for a graphic and a web designer. It just feels like it was made for this particular job and it helps in your work related tasks immeasurably.
This little fun app is at first glance the bridge between the web designers and the web developers. The best use for this design app is that you can easily export your Sketch and Photoshop designs into Avocode without ever changing any elements or layers.
The app even works on all three operating systems which is a nice feature to have if you don’t want to change your operating system for the functionality this app provides.
Launched in 2009 this app has become massive since then. Every modern digital designer should have this little app on his workstation and should not be afraid to use it as much as he desires. The new updates keep adding amazing features that make this app a great ease of life addition.
Converting CSS designs are a breeze with this little app. Make sure to check it out if you have never used it before!
Webflow is a standard web app that at its core lets you create production ready website designs without any coding. The unique and unobtrusive UI makes you breeze on tasks where you have to focus on the design aspect. Even if the job is not complete, the preview mode gives you full control over the viewpoint and size of your project. It is one of the easiest drag and drop apps that is only limited by what you can create.