Achieving an alluring and timeless web design has always been the need of every web-designer. However, ease of design has also been brought forth considering it the key aspect of modern designs. So, the primary goal is to stir up quality, quantity and at the same time, efficiency. And for the same reason, designers always look through miscellaneous handy tools to keep their ball rolling without much of difficulty.
Having known the primary prerequisites like Scripting and Markup Languages, CSS etc., a designer must be aware of making use of some handy tools to expedite their task.
Now let’s get familiar with few most constructive tools to go with any prolific and voguish design.
Atomic- This stands top in my chart being one of the most versatile design tools as it allows designing in our browser of Mac or Windows but can be viewed on any device type. Several outstanding features of Atomic include designing prototypes across different platforms, Version control, collaboration features that make it an excellent tool for smooth, fast and iterative design
Macaw– Macaw is a web-designing tool intended for learning codes easily and also it adds so many flavours to the design. It generates HTML and CSS codes in the background as you make use of it. Apparently, it might not turn out to be fruitful in WordPress implementations, but it can primarily generate demo designs for proposed projects. Some other attributes of Macaw include its ability to create completely responsive designs, custom breakpoints and layout testing. Another advantage of using Macaw is that it is available for free.
JotForm– When we talk about material design prototyping, Form should be the first choice as a prototyping toolkit. It allows to create prototypes for a number of devices and provide features to include animation effects and interactive design to the websites. This feature is beneficial when you want to present a demo website to your client.
UXPin: UXPin is one of the top design tools that takes from the stage of planning to getting feedback from the client, and proceeding accordingly. It allows plotting out rough wireframes and ends up creating fully interactive prototypes and final design. Additionally, UXPin can let you explore through a number of predefined templates or work on new templates. Pixate:- Pixate simplifies the technique of creating feasible mobile apps and mobile based website prototypes. There is no need to write any code. Just by connecting any mobile device with any OS, one can create the design on their desktop and preview them on the smartphone. Pixate is associated with Google portfolio and is available for free. Another distinctive feature of Pixate is that most of the mobile demos are indigenous and so one can perform various testing on the live preview.
There are variety of online tools that can be used tactfully and as per the specification of the design. The tools that I have talked about are few most popular one and probably the best choice of designers. One can research and analyse about which one is best and efficient depending on the functionalities.
We, at Oodles Studio make use of cutting-edge design technologies to deliver our clients with best of their requirement. Be it commercial or individual needs, our designers can deliver best value and quality to the investment.