Get the list of Top 15 tools used for web design and graphic design. You can gain good experiences while using these top tools for web design.Web design encompasses many different skills & disciples in the production and maintenance of websites and the domain is growing with the growth of online industry, the vertical web design includes different areas like:
- Web graphic design
- Interface design
- Authoring including standardized code and proprietary software
- User experience design
- Search engine optimization
However in general the term web design refers to the process of designing of the website of front end (client side), the domain of web designing also overlaps web engineering in border sense, web designers use a variety of tools depending on what part of production process they are involved in and the tools have been updated over time with new standards however the basic principle behind them remains the same, Web graphic designers use vector and raster graphics packages to create web-formatted imagery or design prototypes.
Design is one of the most important aspect for any website as it is responsible for overall growth of the website and how it performs on internet as the design of the website creates first impression in the mind of users regarding the business and bounds the users to spend more time on web pages checking different products and services offered and thus a wonderful crisp design can work wonders for your business as its one of the most important factor to enhance the user experience.
There are various tools used by web designer to design a website however the kind of tools used varies according to clients needs and vision, photoshop used to be one of the favorite tool for web designers in past however it’s something of dirty world now a days, still it’s preferred by many web designers.
I had picked couple of web designing tools I believe are changing the way we think regarding the website design and are among the most robust tools in vertical of web design:-
1) Pixate is an application used to create for marketing intuitive, the best part about Pixate is it’s drag and drop animation and interaction panel and thus the application allows you to build up an asset library quickly without investing much time and i really enjoyed the simple interactive feature of this application, If you are not sure regarding the features of this application you can have a live feed onto your device which empowers you to experiment and see how it effects the design in real time and i am sure you will enjoy the robust application.
2) Adobe creative cloud is another robust software to convert your ideas and concepts into projects for yourself and for your clients and is thus preferred by many web designers globally.
3) Avocode covers in the list of best web designing software’s used by web designers to get there vision on canvas and is easy for frontend developer to code websites or applications from photoshop or sketch designs.
4) Antetype is a new tool for creating responsive UIs for application and websites.
5) Web form builder is another one that holds good reputation in vertical and is used for creating web form, survey and sophisticated order forms and other reservation form, its also used for collecting payment and with such a most complimented web form application there’s nothing you can’t do.
6) Sketch is another software used for creating responsive web designs however it’s always debated that if it’s better than photoshop or not, personally i believe that it’s good to use for creating responsive websites.
7) Affinity is one of the fastest and one of the most precise and professional creative software for Mac and is used by various graphic designer for creating designs for Mac. it’s among the widest use software globally and is preferred by various web designers.
8) CoffeeCup is another software used for creating responsive web design tools and HTML software and includes sixty five plus responsive form themes including web form design guide.
9) UXPin is another widely used software used to design websites and wireframes and is preferred by various designers globally, however couple of web designers are not familiar with UXPin and thus do not use it.
10) Macaw is included in the list as it provides the same flexibility as your favorite image editor but also helps you to writes semantic HTML and remarkably succinct CSS.
11) With the help of Marvel is used to turn the sketches and mockups into web and ios devices.
12) Another software that comes in the list is google web designer which is used to create engaging, interactive HTML5 based designs and motion graphic that can work on any device and is thus preferred by various professionals.
13) Expression Studio 4 web professional is a robust software to hold the place in designing vertical and is developed by microsoft to help designers globally for creating modern standards- based websites and for streaming videos.
14) Adbobe Muse comes in the list as it empowers the graphic designer to create unique standard based websites without even writing a single line to code and is thus preferred by various professionals as with Adobe Muse you don’t have to write codes to get things done.
15) Last but not the least to hold the place is Adobe Dreamweaver CC is the all-in-one visual development tool for creating, publishing, and managing websites and mobile content.
It can be hard to figure out the web design software if you don’t know what to look for regardless of the purpose of your website and thus you need to check the reviews about different web designing software’s posted online forums and website to get an idea about the software you are moving ahead with, at the same time you can compare couple of software’s before you make a final selection. You can also discuss the same with veterans of the trade and may also check for online help as bulk of information is available on online forums and various experts are involved in discussion and online forums are one of the best way to enlighten your mind.
A well designed website can work wonders and if handled strategically it can overturn into a successful business with time as the main aim should be to enhance the user experience as that is what matters at the end of the day and google is also laying much stress on user experience with latest updates.
Author: Arun Som
Arun is a Technical SEO at Hopinfirst, a leading mobile app development company which provide best iOS app development and Android app development Services.