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20 Must-Have Apps for Web Designers

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There are always great new apps for web designers that can help ease the design process or help them share their work online. Take a look at these valuable apps that include social media apps, editing software, organizing tools, prototypes, and more.

You can always improve your design with new top-notch applications that can help ease your workflow. They can be real time-savers, and most of them can be used on any device. This can help you stay connected with the design community through your mobile devices.

All these apps are excellent resources that are really helpful for any web designer. Take a look at these 20 must-have apps for web designers! Enjoy!

ATOM

Atom is a neat text editor which helps you can use to customize whatever project you have without having to handle any config file.

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CLOUDAPP

Cloudapp is an excellent platform for designers that helps you to take screenshots and to share them and also video screen recordings, GIFs.

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FEEDBIN

Feedbin in a great app that syncs with many apps for iOS, Mac, Android and Windows apps: Reeder, Unread, Press, Mr. Reader, and more.

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HACKPAD

Hackpard is perfect for creating and organizing notes, share files and comment in real-time with others. You can use it from any device and even work offline.

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IFTTT

IFTTT is a great tool that gathers various services: set reminders, sent tweets, get the forecast, and more. Take a look!

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KEYNOTE

Keynote is a perfect for creating professional presentations. It is great for all your team members to simultaneously work on the same project.

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LOLLIPOP

Lollipop is one of the most popular operational systems for mobile devices. It can be used for multiple devices: tablets, smartphones, desktops, phone accessories.

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PAPER BY FIFTYTHREE

Paper by Fiftythree is an awesome sketch app for iPhone and iPad that helps you to create beautiful designs. Enjoy!

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SLACK

Slack is a perfect application that helps you communicate with your other team members.

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AXURE

Axure comes with awesome prototypes for apps and websites, all without having to write any code lines.

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EVERNOTE

Evernote is a great app that helps you to organize your ideas and share them with others. You can save notes, which you can then use on any device that has this app installed. Enjoy!

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FRAMER STUDIO

Framer studio is a neat tool that comes with prototypes for designers. It uses simple coding and can really improve your workflow.

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ILLUSTRATOR

Illustrator is an excellent vector editor that gives you the tools to create stunning artwork.

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MINDNODE

MindNode is a great software that makes mapping easy. It helps you organize your ideas and stimulates you to come up with new ones.

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PHOTOSHOP

Photoshop is an excellent editing software for editing images. It is an awesome tool that helps you create professional designs.

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PINTEREST

Pinterest is a great app that eases the process of sharing photos and ideas. Try it out!

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SKETCH

Sketch is a modern looking software that gives you all the tools to create UI and UX designs. It is a great app for any designer that eases your workflow.

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BEHANCE

Behance is a great app for designers where they can share their projects online and get feedback from others.

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CHROME

Chrome is one of the best browsers out there. You can enjoy this excellent app on your mobile devices as well.

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Affinity Designer 

Affinity Designer is a vector graphic design software for branding, print projects, icons, UI, UX, or web mock-ups. It can be used on both MacOS and Windows.

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Written by Iggy

Iggy is a designer who loves experimenting with new web design techniques collating creative website designs. You can follow Iggy on Twitter.

6 Comments

  1. Jiya says:

    Great post Iggy. I’ve been looking for apps just like these but wasn’t sure how to describe my needs, which made them difficult to find . Google wasn’t too helpful at finding it lol.
    This perfect post couldn’t have come at a better time! And I’m loving the free options!

  2. Thanks for sharing the useful apps to my designing process. It will help to my work fast and simple

  3. shree says:

    Good apps for web designing
    Thank you

  4. Michael says:

    Pixate has shut down (as of October 31, 2016, according to the website).

  5. Ricardo Zea says:

    Nice list! But it’s missing none other than:

    Affinity Designer: affinity.serif.com/en-us/designer/

    and…

    Affinity Photo: affinity.serif.com/en-us/photo/

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