Download For Designers - Best Software & Apps

  • Aurora 3D Text & Logo Maker

    16.01.07

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Software for Designers

    6
    409 votes
    • PROS: Free trial , Good range of 3D effects
    • CONS: Takes up a lot of space, Finding the right effects can take time
  • Adobe XD

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    Android
    iPhone

    Free App for Design Lovers

    7
    7 votes
    • PROS: Clean and intuitive interface, Ideal for interface designers
    • CONS: No layer panel tools, No styles and symbols
  • ArchiCAD

    Commercial 19

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    The CAD for creative architects and designers

    7
    123 votes
    • PROS: Dynamic and flexible, Intuitive interface, Guarantees precision and detail, Photo-realistic pre-visualizations, Ideal for collaborations
    • CONS: Not universal, Not widely used in professional environments
  • Brackets

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free Text Editor for Web Designers

    10
    1 vote
    • PROS: Easy to customise, Very easy to use
    • CONS: Needs to be installed, Third party plug ins are not supported
  • Wallpaper Engine

    2016

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone

    Cool Software for Graphics Designers

    8
    14 votes
    • PROS: Thousands of wallpapers to utilise, Very stable application
    • CONS: A bit of a steep learning curve, Certain features can be a bit tricky to master
  • Video Logo Remover

    1.1.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Software for Designers

    7
    48 votes
    • PROS: Free to download and use, Easy to get to grips with
    • CONS: Can take a long time to remove logos, Only the trial is available for free
  • The Rasterbator

    1.21

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Web Apps

    Free Imaging Tool for Designers

    7
    126 votes
    • PROS: Free to use, No installation is required, Prints a wide range of images
    • CONS: Can be difficult to get to grips with, A printer is required
  • Weeny Free PDF Cutter

    1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Software for Designers

    8
    31 votes
    • PROS: Free to download and use, Very easy to use
    • CONS: A bit limited in its scope, Large PDFs can take time
  • ColorMania

    2.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    BlackBerry

    Free and advanced color-choosing utility for graphical artists and web designers

    7
    54 votes
    • PROS: There is no charge to download and use ColorMania., It is able to work with most third-party design programs.
    • CONS: There are few options in regards to layering and other standard actions., As this is open-source software, some bugs could be present.
  • Dulux Visualizer

    2.2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Free App for Designers

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Free to download and use, Provides instant visual transformations
    • CONS: Only compatible with Dulux paint shades, Need to use a Smartphone
  • Color Cop

    5.4.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Multi-purpose color picker for web designers and programmers

    8
    38 votes
    • Bluefish

      2.2.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Open source editor for programmers and web designers

      7
      62 votes
      • Neon Butterflies Keyboard

        1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        Our creative designers are ready to release another fun and pretty theme for all you fancy ladies out there: NEON BUTTERFLIE

        -
        No votes yet
        • Algolab Photo Vector

          1.98.84

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Vectorizer and image cleaner for designers and CAD/CAM professionals

          6
          25 votes
          • ArchiCAD

            Educational 19

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows
            Mac

            The CAD for creative architects and designers

            8
            21 votes
            • PROS: Dynamic and flexible, Intuitive interface, Guarantees precision and detail, Ideal for collaborations
            • CONS: Not universal, Not widely used in professional environments
          • iPhoney

            1.2

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Mac

            iPhone web simulator for designers

            3
            24 votes
            • Pink Keyboard for Samsung

              1.4

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Android

              Our designers have created the perfect pink theme for your Samsung! Try it, it's the best!

              -
              No votes yet
              • Icons8

                1

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                A free icon library program for UI developers

                -
                No votes yet
                • PROS: The app is easy to use and it has a wide variety icons, Ideal for developers and web designers
                • CONS: If you want high-res icons it will cost you, It would be nice if users could add our own graphic files
              • MockFlow

                varies-with-device

                License
                free
                Platform
                Web Apps

                UX tools and interface drawing tools for designers

                -
                No votes yet
                • PROS: There are quite a few design tools to play with, The interface design tools is very intuitive
                • CONS: Fewer options for Android developers, Wireframe tool is tricky to learn
              • Keyboard For Galaxy S5

                1.4

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Android

                Our designers created something special for your smartphone! Keyboard theme for Samsung Galaxy S5!

                10
                1 vote
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