Web design tools are important for a website designer to give life to his/her creativity. Just like a doctor needs his medical instruments for giving new life to his patients. Web design tools are fundamental part of designing a website. The choice of tools depends upon the need and suitability of webmaster. Through conversation with web designers across the globe, we have chalked out some of the best and most popular web design tools that are used by most of the designers worldwide.
Let’s have a look at some of these tools.
Adobe Dreamweaver is suited for Mac as well as Windows Operating Systems. The recently released versions like Dreamweaver 8 offer new improved features like new CSS designer, enhanced Fluid Grid Layout interface, sync settings, improved code hinting and syntax coloring, jQuery UI widgets etc.
2 Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop is the most popular tool available for Mac and Windows. It is really nice for break point layout work. It has two editions; Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Photoshop Extended. The extended version has advanced image analysis features, 3D image creation etc. Web designers get wings to make incredible web design. Now, Photoshop offers dozens of reinvented features. It offers features like most advanced sharpening technology to maximize clarity, high quality and natural-looking results; video editing tools; brilliant unsampling for enlarging low resolution images; CSS code generator for specific design elements; you can import color from web files and many more breath-taking features are available.
Coda is a web development tool developed by company called Panic. It has won 2007 Apple Design Award for Best User Experience. Latest version is Coda 2.0. It has more than 100 new features like finer UI, Editor, CSS, MySQL, tools like Nicer Code Navigator, Live Code hints, simplified syntax coloring, advanced server setting, plug-in API and many more. Paniccoda has combined all the features used by web programmers in single traversable interface.
At the end, we will say, the choice of a web design program is completely yours. So should choose it according to your needs and requirements. Every web design tool has its own pros and cons but you should choose according to your specific needs.