Exciting New Tools for Designers, March 2023
This month’s edition of Exciting New Tools for Designers and Developers focuses on getting work done smarter.
We have invoicing apps and scheduling tools. Some resources will save you the trouble of hiring a designer or developer. And there are some really helpful testing and prototyping tools.
Glaze is a collection of modern illustrations that are free to download and use. There’s everything from isolated characters to immersive scenes.
Rise is an intelligent time tracker that helps you maximize your productivity. It’s an excellent solution for freelancers hoping to improve their income.
Relicx is a testing app that tracks down the UX issues in your product using real user journeys. It’s 10x more effective than beta testing.
Outerbase is a GUI for your database. Easily view, edit, and manage all of the data in your database without needing to know SQL.
Selldone is an enterprise-grade service for building large-volume ecommerce experiences. It’s no-code, white-labeled, and can handle millions of orders.
Cakedesk is an excellent invoicing app for freelancers. You can send invoices and proposals and build a database of clients.
Roastd is a feedback service that’s not for the faint of heart. You can pay for brutally honest feedback, and although it may hurt, acting on it will improve your conversions.
Galileo AI is a new service that promises to design user interfaces for you. Trained on thousands of designs, it uses AI to create a design based on a text prompt.
Sizzy is a powerful browser for web development that packs all the tools you need into a single app. You can test different device sizes, debug, and it integrates with lots of devtools.
Linke is a link manager that lets you create fully branded short links that you can share on social media, your website, or via email. You’ll get notified whenever it’s clicked.
AssemblyAI is a speech recognition API that uses AI to detect speech, transcribe it to text, and understand it. It’s an incredible resource for anyone building customer service apps.
Freelance Brain is an add-on for Notion that helps you manage your freelance business. You can manage clients and projects for a more straightforward work life.
Glint is an excellent free GUI for Git. It allows you to version control your files in a visual manner, so you don’t need to mess around with the command line.
Maya is an AI assistant for startups. So instead of spending valuable time hunting through your data for answers, ask Maya and get better answers faster.
PersonaGen is a fantastic alternative to spending hours writing personas for user testing. It uses the power of AI to create your personas in seconds.