20 More iPad Apps for Designers




In this post, I’m sharing twenty iPad Apps that designers may find helpful. Many of these apps have been developed in the last few months and several are also free.

If you liked this post, you may also want to check out this post on 7 Tips to Help Freelancers Get the Most from their iPad at the Freelance Folder blog. You may also want to check out 15 Amazing iPad Apps.

Art Authority for iPad


Now you don’t have to go to a museum to see great artwork. View some of the world’s best pieces of artwork from anywhere using your iPad. Great for inspiration.
App at iTunes Store 

ArtRage

ArtRage lets you “paint” on your IPad using realistic brushs, pens, markers, and other artist tools. You can also download a photo and transform it into your own masterpiece.
App at iTunes Store
Website

Art Studio

This is a professional drawing and painting app that allows you to create professional drawings with your iPad. You can use up to five layers and it automatically saves your drawings.
App at iTunes Store   
Website

Colored Pencils


This drawing tool creates art with the look of a colored pencil drawing. You can upload your drawings to Twitter.
App at iTunes Store

DIY Wallpaper


This brand new free app lets your personalize your iPad wallpaper. The app has some built-in images and you can choose from 50 different icon styles.
App at iTunes Store

Elastic Cam


This free app lets you alter your videos or photos using preset filters. Both beginners and experienced photographers will enjoy using this tool to discover what they can make from their photos.
App at iTunes Store
Website

Forms by PBF


This app lets you design user-friendly interfaces for your data. If you work with databases and need to share the information, this app is for you.
App at iTunes Store   
Website

Inspire Pro


This design app lets you use your iPad to draw, paint, blend, and much more. With Inspire Pro, you may even forget you’re using an iPad.
App at iTunes Store
Website

iFont Maker


Designers can use the iPad to create their own fonts with this app. This tool is fun to play with if you like fonts.
App at iTunes Store 
Website

iThoughtsHD


This iPad mind mapping software is perfect for creative brainstorming. If you’re used to mind mapping, or would like to try it out, this app can help.
App at iTunes Store   
Website

Morpholio


This is a free app designed to let creatives use their iPads to collaborate with each other. It’s also a community that lets you share what you let and get (and give) constructive criticism.
App at iTunes Store  
Website

Note Hub


This free app to help you keep track of and work with your creative ideas such as notes, snippets, drawings and more. When you have finished working with your notes here, you can email them, publish them to Posterous or Dropbox, or save them to your photo library.
App at iTunes Store   
Website

Palettes Pro


Designers can use this tool to match and manage color schemes. Find the perfect colors for your project. There are five different color models.
App at iTunes Store
Website

Photogene


This is a great tool for managing your photos on the iPad. You can use this tool to edit and tweak your photos from your iPad.
App at iTunes Store
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PicFrame


This app lets you join several images together in a single frame. This could be useful for photo collages.
App at iTunes Store
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PictoBento


This is a great app to help you quickly find photos and designs from Instagram, PicPlz, and Dribbble. Find the inspiration you need.
App at iTunes Store
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Silkscreen

This free app lets you use your iPad to preview your Photoshop designs. There are no image size constraints.
App at iTunes Store
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Web Page 2 Go


This app was designed to let you quickly publish web pages from your iPad using a Dropbox Sharable Link.
App at iTunes Store
Website

What the Font


Have you ever wondered what that gorgeous font in a photo is? This handy app can identify fonts used in photos or websites. It’s also free.
App at iTunes Store
Website

Wallpaper Creator – Granimator


Quickly create attractive wallpapers with the free app. Say good bye to dull, generic iPad wallpaper and find something that really represents you.
App at iTunes Store
Website

Your Turn

What are your favorite graphic design apps? Do you have any other favorite iPad apps?


laura

About the author:

Laura Spencer is a freelance writer from North Central Texas with over 20 years of professional business writing experience. If you liked this post, then you may also enjoy Laura’s blog about her freelance writing experiences, WritingThoughts.

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