Mobiles and smartphones have become very common these days. Almost everyone owns a smartphone, so to speak. One of the best things about these smartphones is that they allow us to download several different applications. These applications in turn would let us accomplish tasks we otherwise would not be able to. The days are gone where the mobile phone would just be used for making calls and sending text messages. These days it is like a secondary computer that we have on ourselves at all times. This particular application is about 15 Mobile Apps Essential for Developers and Web Designers.
Anyone who owns a PC knows that that is only for decoration. You would not be using a lot of that but of course, designers tend to use them every now and then. They use them to put their imagination out into open. This list will discuss 15 mobile applications that these web designers and developers cannot live without. We hope you enjoy the list. As always, your comments are welcome.
15. Adobe Ideas
This particular application is iOS only which means you can use it on your iPhones and all but not the Android smartphones. This particular application will let designers jot down whatever idea they have quickly on to their smartphones and later work on Adobe Illustrator to elaborate on the idea further. The application is primarily used for sketching.
This particular application will work with Android and Apple devices and the best part is that it is free to use. Adobe Edge Inspect will let you design your mobile web content with the utmost ease and that too, very quickly. Can come in pretty handy, this application.
ByWord is only compatible with iPhones and iPads. It is not free of cost and you would have to pay around $4.425 to enjoy this application. This particular application is for all those bloggers out there. It will let you write your blog posts and it offers a very clean and uncluttered interface too.
We all know what this application is for. This is compatible with all the platforms, of course the initial storage space is limited and can be purchased. You can sync your Dropbox accounts across multiple devices including your PC, iPhone and Android. This is basically a cloud storage device that requires a user name (e-mail address) and password to work; and it works flawlessly.
You can use this application for free on your PC, iPhone, Android and even BlackBerry and Windows Phone. One of the more popular note taking applications which will sync your account across multiple devices. Whenever an idea hits your mind, you open this handy little tool up and write it down and record it, whatever you may fancy and it is store forever unless of course you delete it.
One of the more important things for a web designers and developer is to stay up-to-date with the technology world and other niches that he may be interested in or otherwise blogs about. This particular application will let him do just that. It is a magazine application that is downloadable for free on multiple platforms.
You will have to subscribe for this application however it is completely free to download and is available all on the major platforms. This particular application serves as an online timesheet and time tracking software which is very famous amongst freelance web designers and developers.
You can see by the name that the application will only be limited to Apple devices. It is also not for free, you will have to pay $6.391 dollars for this beauty. It will allow you to create wireframes. It is a very simple tool that you can use in order to create wireframes. It offers a drag-and-drop interface making everything that much easier.
This application is the most popular image-uploading application. It is available on all the major platforms and that too for free. It is a photo sharing application whereby you create an account, follow people, and upload pictures you take and videos you record. You can also add effects to those pictures. Either way, it is great for broadcasting your work.
This is a free application for iDevices. A lot of projects these days are being created for mobile devices but they are not created on mobile devices. Of course, this creates a disconnect because what you see on a computer and a mobile device is completely different. This particular application will let you view how your design looks like on the your mobile.
5. Opera Mini
It is a free application that is available for all the major platforms today. Opera is perfect for testing out the designs you make on your desktop computers and of course it offers various other tasks.
This is a free application that is only available with iDevcies. It will let you scribble your ideas which may include wireframes, sketches, notes etc. The application supports Evernote and Dropbox as well making it even handier.
You can purchase this application at $5.99 and is available for all major platforms. This particular application will let you share sketches here and there. You can collaborate and even receive feedback from clients as you work making it all the more efficient and productive.
You can use this application for free on iDevices and Androids. This particular application is a simple to-do lists which will let you organize and prioritize in order for you to ensure productivity.
You can use this application, which is available for free on all major platforms, to follow TED conference all around the world. It will offer you thousands of inspirational and idea-inducing videos. Always nice to have TED on the go.