For individuals who are creatively driven, new apps are on the market to take anyone anywhere their imagination wants to go. Learn the top 7 Apple and Android apps for designers that are a must-have for amazingly creative content and immeasurable inspiration. Best of all, many of these apps are cost-effective- so enjoy the many options out there for getting those creative juices flowing!
Best Apps For Designers
Loop by Universal Everything
This great Apple app has doodlebugs in mind. Simply create any simple animation on an Apple device, and share it instantly via email, Tumblr, and in the Loop Gallery with this crafty little app. Perfect for short-hand animation, this app helps develop (and share) short pieces of creative work.
Pixaki by Luke Rogers
For the professional designer, the Pixaki Apple app is a crowd pleaser. With 16 colors to choose from, any designer can create a palette of up to 512x512px with up to 20 layers. This app is a great pixel editor that professionals and creative individuals alike can enjoy.
Photoristic HD by Georgii Kharchenko
iPad owners who love taking and editing photos will love the Photoristic app. All the standard tools are included, including the basics for adjusting like highlights, shadows, and white exposure. Added to these features are color control, black and white modes, and more without overloading the user with features they don’t need. For those who love taking and editing photos, this fun and useable app is a must-have.
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Ampergram by Clamp Studios
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This topography app for Android allows designers to share and upload topography letters for their various art projects. Users can filter letters by design and where they are located, or use their own with this Instagram-like app. Topography lovers can enjoy this handy and unique app for design.
Sketcher Lite by Sketcher
This is another sketching tool that Android lovers can enjoy. With 11 brushes, a color picker, and even an eraser, users of this fun app can share their doodles via online or MMS. Sketcher Pro features and adjustable canvas and other features, or users can opt for the fun (and free) version of this popular Android app.
Fontly by Brendan Ciecko
This Android app is great for topography lovers. This app allows designers to create vintage topography by sending in neon signs, foil lettering, and more and is an engaging community. A fun way to use creative talent, this app is popular among those who love this art medium, and those who are just discovering it as well. Curious users can find out more about Fontly by visiting Fontly’s Interactive Map.
Paperless by Paperless
A fun Android app for any art lover, this designer app has all the tools a person needs to create art on any screen and share it with their friends via Facebook. A user can create watercolor sketches, feather, brush, and pencil works that they can fill in using a vibrant and impressive color spectrum. A great way to build artistic skills, this app is great for beginning designers and the professionals alike. The customizable engine allows the artist to change the thickness and precision of their work for realistic artistic approach. Images can also be saved as a PNG.
Whatever it takes to get a person motivated to let their designer talent shine, Android and Apple have the great apps and tools to help any designer achieve their artistic dreams. For inspiration and creative ideas, users can visit Infographic World, a site dedicated to educating and inspiring designers everywhere. From animation to marketing, a person can learn how to express themselves to their fullest potential with the right app.
This is a guest post by Lilly Sheperd, a freelance writer who shares her thoughts on various blogs.