15 Effective Productivity Tools For Designer and Developers

Web designer and developers have a really tough job, which is not only very hectic but is also very time consuming. So they are always looking for some handy tools that can make their work a little less hectic and quick. To help all our designer and developer friends out there, today we have a collection of “15 Effective Productivity Tools For Designer and Developers”. The tools in this list include latest web apps, cool color resources, teamwork tools, JavaScript and jQuery tools, productivity tools, photo editors, fresh fonts, Mac and Windows apps, and other such tools which would make their work easier. The best thing about this list is that most of the tools are free of cost, while other are at a very low cost.

We sincerely hope all the developers and designers out there would find this list useful. Check it out and pick the tools that you like! So here goes the list:

SourceDrop

SourceDrop

It is a really cool PasteBin client which makes sharing code snippets really easy – thanks to its drag & drop feature! Drag your snippet on the SourceDrop icon in order to upload it to the configured PasteBin provider.

Evernotify

Evernotify

This is a nice tool that integrates the Evernote functionality with notifications. You can easily structure and organize the data in notes using this tool.

Objectiveli

Objectiveli

This one is a tiny yet very useful app. It lets you manage your goals and make sure that you are doing the important things right on time. It allows setting goals and objectives, or milestones and updates for keeping tabs on your progress

Pulse

Pulse

It lets you read the websites of your choice on your PC. It has the ability of converting your website into a bright and interactive mosaic which is cross-browser compatible and can be accessed from everywhere.

PicMonkey

PicMonkey

It is a handy image editor which allows you to nip & tuck photos, which can make people look thinner. It also allows drawing on photos and combining two images together.

Upverter

Upverter

It is a design and collaboration tool which is perfect for designers, engineers and students etc. It boasts inbuilt collaboration features. The best part is that it is a cross-platform and cross-browser compatible.

Getquantify

Getquantify

It is a cloud-based GTD system which helps you do teamwork in a better and more efficient way. You can perform task management, time tracking, and organization using this tool. It is a really useful tool for teams of which every member lives in a different place.

BaseDemo

BaseDemo

This one is a simple template which lets you make demos for your projects. It is amazing for GitHub Pages, and provides a really chic and professional look to your demo.

DoneDone

DoneDone

It is an efficient and handy tool for tracking issues and handling glitches and ideas etc. It is definitely a must have tool!

Pagico

Pagico

This one is a great app which lets you manage tasks, files, notes, projects; and contacts on Mac, Windows, Ubuntu, or iPad. It allows syncing for an individual or a team.

Frank DeLoupe

Frank DeLoupe

It is a latest color-picking tool for Mac. It can be used while connected to Photoshop or as a stand-alone color picker. This provides you easy and quick color-picking!

Collections

Collections

It is a fabulous app for managing images and documents on Mac OS X. It also supports Instagram, and allows browsing directly from your desktop. It also supports Google Docs, and boasts both interactive and offline mode which also allows local access to your data.

Proof

Proof

This one is an iPad app which lets you get feedback on your designs straight from clients. It is helpful for both, the designer and the client, as it allows creating an understanding between the two regarding their project.

Droplings

Droplings

This tool makes it possible to convert any file from your PC to a branded download page on Dropbox.  All you have to do is to just drag a file to the menubar icon in order to create a preview page around it, and then simplygo on with uploading both to Dropbox and copying the public preview link to the clipboard.

App.net

App-net

This one is an awesome social feed without ads. It is a paid platform which knows how to make its users and developers happy.


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6 Comments

  1. Elvic says:

    I use Evernotify and it helps me a lot with multiple projects.

    I will try others now thanks :)

  2. Gino says:

    Great list! Didnt know about upverter, will definitely try this for my hardware projects.

    Also, you can try http://app.collabspot.com, its a project management tool that is fully integrated with google applications like calendar, docs, contacts. Great if you use a lot of google services. :)

  3. luke says:

    Thanks for sharing. I’m a web designer and these will surely help me.

  4. Eric says:

    Nice round-up, Thanks. I will try Pulse on my iPad. :)

  5. Praveen says:

    Thanks to sharing very Effective & Productivity Stuff for Designer and Developers, i like your post, thanks to sharing nice info.

  6. 82 Concepts says:

    Great list! There are a few that I have not seen and definitely going to check out!

    Also, for an inexpensive project management tool / collaboration tool check out Open Atrium (Drupal platform / install). I’ve used it in the past and it worked really well. Plus it’s on Drupal and Open Source so the price is right.

    For time tracking and billing I now use PancakeApp (after trying many others). It’s inexpensive and is installed on your own hosting setup. So no more monthly bills or trying to deal with bad UI.

    Cheers and thanks!